SES HQ in Marrickville almost completed

Time for an update on the construction of the Marrickville SES Headquarters building – A project we have spent a lot of time on of late. Contractors are around a month off completion and it’s great to see the finishing trades wrapping up on site. See the full project HERE. Triple-glazed facade of the Members Area looking onto the […]


RAW Architects were represented by Prudence Duncan as a graduating student from the MArch program and Adam Russell’s Urban Coagulate MArch studio at the end of year Architecture ‘best-in-show’ exhibition at UTS. Here are some photos… URBAN COAGULATE – Adam Russell The Urban Coagulate studio generates proposals for a new hyper-dense housing precinct in Haymarket. […]

Premium Apartments in Manly

This collective housing project by RAW Architects has been under wraps for some time… Welcome to The Tides – North Steyne. DA lodged with Manly Council last week. More images coming soon.

60 second speed-date with Adam

Bookmarc sits down with Adam Russell from RAW Architects. Bookmarc sits down with Adam Russell from RAW Architects – 60 second speed date reveals Adam loves Tokyo for its culture, unique building design but also the Brutalist design of the UTS Tower in Sydney.

Micro-house on site in Erskineville

At a touch over 70 sqm floor area when finished this sweet little terrace is one of the smallest we’ve done in a while. It’s been on site for a couple of months with Create Constructions and the framing is just starting to bring form to the new work. With such a tight site we try to […]

Urban Coagulate launched

Adam and Brooke both launched their design subjects at UTS today. Here are Adam’s presentation slides from the studio ‘spruik’ where 10 different studio options are put to the group of 180 Masters of Architecture students. A frenzy of selections, horse-trading and other negotiation always ensues. More from Brooke soon…

SES timber-framed industrial

The long span steel-free structure of our SES project for Marrickville Council is beginning to take shape. These photos are from a site visit today. Serrao Smith Engineers have developed a series of super-scaled stud walls to support the 2 storey building. LVL and HySpan ‘studs’ result in wall build-ups with up to 400mm wall […]


Gunyama Park & Aquatic Centre

RAW Architects teamed up with Oculus to prepare a design submission for the Gunyama Park & Aquatic Centre Design Competition – a new park and aquatic leisure centre for the Green Square area. Unfortunately our scheme was not successful. The five shortlisted entries can be seen HERE. Our design for the Aquatic Centre is organised under a […]

Adapturbia at The Powerhouse

On Tuesday Adam was a guest juror on the CHROFI-driven Illegitimate Campus UTS masters of Architecture studio. During a break he took a wander around the Museum and stumbled upon the recently installed Adapturbia display.