Here's a video of our recently completed project, a new 40 bed addition to an existing Aged Care facility. The bright and airy 2-storey design takes advantage of park vistas to the west, improving quality of life for the residents.
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For this article we have classed a sloping site as a minimum 3.0m fall from front to back over a typical 500-700m2 residential site. A lower slope can usually be managed via retaining walls so that a simple site cut achieved.
Through our work on several high-end homes, Thextonsmith has developed a distinct design philosophy on the what brings true comfort and atmosphere to a space. Whether it is the details that can never be skimped on or the broader architectural challenges that must be faced head on, our architectural game plan means that no house is left lacking.
When to use an architect vs a volume home builder Great question.
Thexton Smith is excited to announce we are broadening our reach into regional Victoria with a new satellite architecture and interiors studio in Sale, Gippsland. This central spot is the perfect location for the growing regional centres of Sale, Traralgon and Bairnsdale, and will allow us to service the entire Gippsland region.
Thexton Smith is excited to announce we have just obtained another planning permit for one of our fantastic clients. Consisting of a ground level reception, café, gym, hydrotherapy pool and level 1 medical centre in an existing Aged Care facility, this inviting architectural project will give a fresh face to the existing building, and provide residents with additional amenity and activities to keep them active and healthy. Congratulations to our client on this achievement, we look forward to the next steps of the project.
During last year’s Covid-19 lockdown Thexton Smith completed a small medical centre/mental health consulting suite conversion in Mornington. We’re happy to share a few pictures of the lovely space - light, bright, warm and welcoming!
Thexton Smith recently completed an 80 bed addition to TLC Healthcare’s Sunlight home in Whittlesea. Enjoy an insight into this beautiful home via this short video.
As the economy spins due to Covid-19, there’s one sector that remains future-proof.
The proportion of the Australian population aged 65 and is expected to grow even more rapidly between now and 2028, as more baby boomers reach the age of 65. Their accommodation requirements mean serious opportunities for architectural practices looking to work in this sector.
A successful restaurant or café lives or dies by its food offering, value and service, not by its aesthetic alone. A new hashtag-worthy design may attract the Instagram crowd in the short term, but for longevity it is the regular clientele who keep going back for the food that make a successful business.
Hotels have been evolving over the past few years. No longer are they monoliths of identical rooms with a glittery reception area and a vast overpriced restaurant; they must now appeal to a broader, more savvy demographic in terms of the overall offering and flexibility.