Breaking Ground in Redfern

The neighbourhood kids had a field day at the demolition party but now the real demolition crews have arrived and our latest project is underway - This project explores how the terrace typology can be reconfigured to better accommodate Sydney's mixed climate, keeping comfortable year-round...

Passive House in Abbotsford

It is often a rare opportunity to have a blank canvas as a site in Sydney’s inner suburbs, but one that presented itself in this case and was seized to re-imagine a truly sustainable house typology. A critical appraisal of the existing built environment led...

Hands on Architecture : building with bamboo

Ken Yeh participated in the second AusIndoArch architecture student workshop which took place in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Michael Chapman reflects on this Australian-Indonesian education collaboration and the experimentation it fosters. The AusIndoArch Hands On Architecture student workshop is part of a collaborative project coordinated by Andrea Nield...

‘Trace of the Hand’ : In Conversation with Paul McGillick

Marra and Yeh Architects brings pragmatism and critical sustainability to its wide-ranging projects. The professional partnership of Carol Marra and Ken Yeh is driven by noticeably clear values. “Our principles are not esoteric theories or abstract notions,” Marra says. “They’re very logical and it is hard to...

Architecture + Climate: strategies for extreme weather

Architecture can contribute to the issues raised by extreme or severe weather events in two ways. At the macro scale designing buildings which are energy efficient, reduce dependence on fossil fuels, remove the need for mechanical heating or cooling and use passive solar principles contributes to...