Climate + Architecture: living with change

Climate in architecture is the response to the particular, local, microclimate - sun, shade and shadow, water as it falls from the sky and water once it hits the ground, breeze that cools and wind that chills, warmth and heat. Climate in architecture is most apparent...

Architecture + Nature

What does it mean to be human? This seemingly obvious question was postulated on a recent article by Peter Buchanan writing in the Architectural Review (Nov 2014). More specifically the question was trying to get at what does it mean to be a citizen of...

In Conversation with the Malay Mail Online

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 — Malaysia-born architect Ken Yeh has much to smile about. His Sydney-based firm, Marra + Yeh Architects, was awarded the International Architecture Award 2014 in Darwin, beating out a hotel in Singapore, a condominium in Bangkok and an office in New...

National Award Winner

We were pleasantly surprised to receive a National Award from the Australian Institute of Architects, for Shelter@Rainforest, a low-cost house that reinterprets local traditions and materials. It is also self sufficient in water, energy and waste recycling. Our approach included months of field research into...

Architecture + Climate : going troppo

Bushfire zones, rainforests, the seaside, cold, temperate and tropical climates - we have designed and built projects in all these. Climate, and how we respond to it is one of the guiding preoccupations in our practice, so when we were invited to take part in...