Extensive Renovation in Malvern

Extensive Renovation in Malvern

We love working with designers and clients who challenge themselves to bring out the best in their homes. This major renovation to a 1930s bungalow in Malvern threw up some interesting challenges.• A multicar garage to be housed under a concrete slab beneath the front garden.• Client’s discerning taste insisted on Australian Bluestone pavers be […]

Pool Renovations Melbourne

Victorian Home Pool Renovation

When it comes to residential pools, in our experience, they seem to have a 20-30 year lifecycle. Owners change, design preferences change, new regulations come into place, which naturally inspire owners to redevelop existing pools. In this inner-city Melbourne home, the pool was ‘well loved’. It featured 300 x 300 slate tiles, which were old, […]

Dramatic Pool Renovation

Dramatic Pool Renovation

The brief for this project was to work with the existing space to create something ‘extra special’ and credit to the project team for delivering just on that. The task at hand was to turn a standard 1980’s pool into something extra special with extensive landscaping as well. Enter the lap pool. Enter a spa. […]

Travertine Takes Centre Stage

Travertine takes centre stage

Set across 2.5 hectares on a corner of Melbourne’s CBD grid, the Melbourne Quarter (MQ) precinct is the missing piece of the city puzzle. One Melbourne Quarter (One MQ) by architect Denton Corker Marshall, is the first commercial office tower to be completed in the precinct. The 13 level, 25,000m2 building is a benchmark for […]

Edwardian Delight Features KHD Bluestone Crazy Paving

Edwardian delight

The rich red palette of this home called for a garden of contrast. In this design, the green space and Bluestone paving compliment the Edwardian style perfectly. The long driveway and pedestrian areas allow the design to flow and help visitors navigate the space when entering the property. KHD supplied Australian Landscape Grade Crazy Paving […]

Toorak Delight Features Bluestone

Toorak Delight Features Bluestone

This home in Toorak, Melbourne brings out the best of Australian Bluestone. The white palette of the home called for a design, which seamlessly blended the existing palette with the new tones of the landscape. With that in mind, the Australian Bluestone was a perfect partner in the space beautifully contrasting the green and pinks […]

South Yarra Residence Features Bluestone

South Yarra residence features Bluestone

In this landscape in South Yarra, the garden defines the front of the home. The white palette of the home features very little architecture; therefore the garden space takes all the kudos. The green garden palette perfectly contrasts the white home and the furniture also perfectly blends into the overall space. The crazy paving supplied […]

VersiJack Support for Cove Apartments at The Rocks

VersiJack Support

Location Cove Apartments – The Rocks Area, Sydney, NSW. Specifications To provide a non-corrosive support structure for stainless steel beams and timber decking in exclusive high rise apartments. Solution VersiJack telescopic supports were positioned directly onto the waterproofing membrane and stainless steel beams positioned onto VersiJack units and anchored into wall sections. Timber decking was mechanically […]

Green Roof for Pentana Solutions

Garden with plants

When it comes to delivering a green roof, Ian Barker Gardens has a policy which we firmly believe in – that the success of a green roof lies with the performance of the membrane. The membrane must be secure and flood tested successfully before any construction begins. It’s a process and policy that is critical […]

Trinity Grammar Playing Fields

Field entrance signage

Trinity Grammar has extensive playing fields in Bulleen known as ‘Marles Playing Fields’. During some recent landscaping works, Trinity Grammar upgraded the entrance to the playing fields. The project was installed by Trinity’s own ground staff lead by Michael Molinaro. During these works, the low wall at the main entrance was replaced with Bluestone – providing […]