Balmain Semi

© 2017 CO-AP. All rights reserved.

2015 – 2017 This project is an alterations and additions to an early 1900s two bedroom single-storey semi-detached house. Our client, a builder/developer, approached us with an existing planning approval for the property and engaged us to complete the detail design … Continue reading

New Beach Road Apartment

© 2016 CO-AP. All rights reserved.

2014 – 2016 A simple approach was taken for the renovation of a 1960s two-bedroom apartment for a young family. Respect was given to original features such as the timber awning windows and Jarrah parquetry floor. Sensitive reconfiguration of the floor plan … Continue reading

Hyde Park Café

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2015 We were shortlisted by the City of Sydney, amongst 5 architectural teams, to submit a design proposal for a new building in Hyde park as part of the Hyde Park South revitalisation and Museum Station upgrade works. An excerpt from our submission … Continue reading

Darlinghurst Rooftop

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2007 – 2015 A new roof garden and pavilion have been added to the top of an early twentieth century, Arts and Crafts style building. The project includes the on-going restoration of the original architecture. Our client approached us shortly … Continue reading

Balmoral House

Ross Honeysett

2008 – 2014 This project involved extensive interior alterations to an existing 1990s three-storey house in Sydney’s Lower North Shore. The client requested a complete reconfiguration of their existing home. Our approach for the house was to retain the original … Continue reading

Camperdown Childcare

© 2014 CO-AP. All rights reserved.

2012 – 2014 This project sensitively inserts new architecture into a former industrial warehouse building, located in the inner west of Sydney. The brief called for a new 80-place childcare centre that would accommodate indoor and outdoor playspaces, an abundance … Continue reading

Gurrigal Street

© 2013 Flood Slicer

2013 A boutique 18 unit apartment development in Mosman, Sydney. Allen Jack + Cottier invited CO-AP to collaborate on the project. We introduced a palette of traditional finishes and materials that were reimagined in a fresh way to create a series … Continue reading

Paspaley Strand Dinner

Photography © 2013 Michael Wee for Vogue Living. All rights reserved.

2013 We were creative directors for Paspaley’s annual Strand Dinner event, held at their heritage-listed Martin Place store in Sydney. We installed an eight-metre long chandelier fabricated from 144 polished mother-of-pearl shells, which was suspended from two marble columns over … Continue reading

Green Square Library and Plaza Competition

© 2012 CO-AP. All rights reserved.

2012 A WOODLAND RETREAT An easy, relaxed, natural woodland setting is proposed for the heart of the Green Square Town Centre. The Plaza will be reminiscent of a native woodland consisting primarily of Flooded Gum Eucalyptus grandis (45-55m) and Broad-leaved … Continue reading

Merewether Surfhouse

MEREWETHER SURFHOUSE © 2012 CO-AP. All rights reserved.

2010 – 2012 CO-AP was commissioned to do an interior fit-out of a new three-storey beachfront hospitality development at Merewether Beach in Newcastle. We designed the interiors for all three levels, incorporating a restaurant and bar, event spaces and a … Continue reading

Annandale House

ANNANDALE HOUSE © 2011 CO-AP. All rights reserved.

2008 – 2011 The site for this house is closely bounded by residential units to the south-west and the Piano Factory warehouse apartment conversion to the north. The west and east offer framed views to established trees and green streetscape … Continue reading

Point Piper Apartment

POINT PIPER APARTMENT © 2011 CO-AP. All rights reserved.

2005 – 2012 Our clients are empty-nesters who wanted to convert their 1940s three-bedroom apartment into a one-bedroom home with a flexible AV/guest room. The existing warren of dark rooms were opened up to reveal glorious views of Sydney Harbour … Continue reading

17th Biennale of Sydney

17TH BIENNALE OF SYDNEY © 2010 CO-AP. All rights reserved.

2010 CO-AP was invited by the 17th Biennale of Sydney to collaborate on the Artist’s & Supporter’s Opening Party event in May 2010. The event was held at the main turbine hall on Cockatoo island where ”Inopportune: Stage One’ by … Continue reading

Portraits + Architecture

PORTRAITS + ARCHITECTURE © 2009 CO-AP. All rights reserved.

2008 – 2009 CO-AP were commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery to design an installation for the ‘Portraits + Architecture’ exhibition, together with six renown Australian architectural practices including Denton Corker Marshall, Johnson Pilton Walker, Terroir, Sean Godsell, Troppo & … Continue reading

Cappellini at Dedece

CAPPELINI AT DEDECE © 2008 CO-AP. All rights reserved.

2008 A fun and colourful installation for the Cappellini brand at Dedece. The existing multilevel atrium space was used to full potential. Close collaboration with the furniture brand was essential for a successful outcome. Photography © 2008 Ross Honeysett. All … Continue reading

North Curl Curl House

© 2008 CO-AP. All rights reserved.

2006 – 2008 Alterations and additions to a 1970’s courtyard house on the headland reserve at North Curl Curl in Sydney. The original configuration of the house was largely retained whilst a stronger connection was established between the courtyard and … Continue reading

16th Biennale of Sydney

16TH BIENNALE OF SYDNEY © 2008 CO-AP. All rights reserved.

2008 For the 16th Biennale of Sydney Artist’s and Supporter’s Party, 800 timber pallets were transported by barge onto Cockatoo Island. A series of landscapes and spaces were created within the Main Turbine Hall with the pallets, setting up programmatic … Continue reading

Photographer’s House

© 2008 CO-AP. All rights reserved.

2008 Photographer’s House is designed for a young family in Mosman, Sydney. The site is on a busy arterial road where there is restricted vehicular access. Our proposal skews the garage plan into a parallelogram which allows for safer access … Continue reading

Luxe Studios

LUXE STUDIOS © 2008 CO-AP. All rights reserved.

2006 – 2008 The brief called for a new building to house a series of commercial photographic studios and flexible event spaces in Darlinghurst. The completed development consists of six multi-purpose studio spaces and a roof terrace. The approach taken … Continue reading

Universal Restaurant

UNIVERSAL RESTAURANT © 2007 CO-AP. All rights reserved.

2007 Renowned Australian chef Christine Manfield approached us to design her Sydney restaurant Universal. The design was influenced by the exotic colours of spices and ingredients such as paprika, tamarind, turmeric and saffron. The result is a dining space reminiscent of … Continue reading

Minotti at Dedece

MINOTTI AT DEDECE © 2007 CO-AP. All rights reserved.

2006 – 2007 A mono-brand showroom space for Minotti furniture at Dedece in Sydney. Close collaboration with Minotti in Italy ensured a rigorous branding outcome for the company. Photography © 2007 Ross Honeysett. All rights reserved.   Press / Vogue … Continue reading

Palm Beach House

PALM BEACH HOUSE © 2006 Simon Kenny. All rights reserved.

2005 – 2006 This project involved alterations and additions to a 1960s three-storey concrete-block house overlooking Palm Beach. The concrete walls, anchored into the steep site, were left intact and used to support a new lightweight steel frame, with new … Continue reading