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Ocean Ingress at Cottesloe
By admin on July 22, 2019

A few weeks ago an article was published in the Western Suburbs Weekly relating to the ocean ingress at Cottesloe. Since the article, there has been a lot of misinterpretation of the implications of an eventual 50-metre ingress of the ocean along the beachfront. In the WSW article it states that director, Garry Baverstock, advised the Town of Cottesloe that a 30-metre buffer zone behind the sand dunes be allowed east of the then average dune alignment. This needs to be at least 50-metres to a…

Introducing Lyssandra!
By admin on July 15, 2019

[caption id="attachment_4516" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Lyssandra Lumley[/caption] As a child, what was your dream job and when did you know Architecture was calling you… When I was little I actually wanted to be a vet nurse because my dad was a vet and I loved helping at the surgery – I even had a full set of second hand vet instruments to play with! In the end I chose architecture because I wanted to work in a field that was both creative and tactile and scientific, something…

Eco Compound is 17 years young!
By admin on June 10, 2019

17 years ago the Eco Compound project was passed for construction by the Cottesloe Council. [caption id="attachment_4501" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Eco Compound[/caption] It seemed to be a turning point in thinking at the time. We buried a time under the house explaining why there was such a strong focus was on Sustainable Architecture from the beginning of the 20th Century. See the then Mayor Rob Rowell and then leader of the Opposition / future Premier Colin Barnett, Julia Haye…

Design/Construct the only way to go!
By admin on May 13, 2019

[caption id="attachment_4490" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Garry, James and Phil[/caption] Garry Baverstock and James Shaw from Ecotect-Architects have started a design/construct operation with Phil Grogan from Simple Life Projects for more affordable building solutions for our clientele. Our team has been successful over the years winning many MBA and HIA Greensmart Awards. Our professional services will remain the same but budgeting and estimating will be far more accurate because…