project category : public art

Expanded Architecture at The Rocks

Read all about it at http://expandedarchitecture.com/archive/2013-2/

An installation of paintings exploring the heritage colour palette of The Rocks.  The work explored the patina created through the cycles of care and neglect which most buildings undergo during their long lifespans.  The paradox of paint is that read more }

Building Blocks for Quay Quarter

Building Blocks recently received a prestigous award for colour design at the Resene Total Colour Awards in New Zealand, for the category “Product and Display”.

A temporary street activation/sculpture in collaboration with Fearns Studio and Jumboist, instigated by Jess Scully, for AMP Capital. May also read more }

darcy st colour palette 2

colour for Parramatta


Inspiration for the colour palette used in Darcy St was a collection of spices and dried foods bought from the excellent asian grocery shops around the CBD.  I found the earthy, warm colours had a real resonance with the heritage colours painted on many of read more }

prince alfred park pool trigeneration chimneys - concept development

Prince Alfred Park Pool – Tri-Generation Plant Chimneys

Public Art Commission for City of Sydney (Sustainable Sydney 2030)

The Task

The pool building in the park has been designed to ‘disappear’ under a ramped grass roof. The tri-generation plant requires 12 large chimneys to protrude through the grass roof, thus giving the game read more }

Green Infrastructure Proposal for the City of Sunderland, UK

Whilst working for Grit and Pearl LLP, a multi-disciplinary public art consultancy in the UK, I was asked to respond the City of Sunderland’s request for proposals for a series of ‘City Gateways’. Wishing to avoid a ‘sculpture on the roundabout’ approach, I chose to read more }

parramatta transport interchange art wall - baked enamel cups embedded in precast concrete panels

Parramatta Transport Interchange Art Wall

In association with Hassell and MWA.

Lymesmith collaborated with Peter McGregor, of McGregor Westlake Architecture to design and document this 350 metre long concrete and enamel polychrome wall relief.

Lymesmith worked with MWA to develop the colour palette, the relief artwork, and documentation of the read more }

Maryport, Cumbria, UK. Glasson Industrial Estate temporary artwork concept.

Glasson Industrial Estate

Proposal for a light industrial site in Maryport, West Cumbria, UK

Due to the economic climate in Britain, work on a new light industrial park had stalled leaving a prominent town gateway site in an undesirable state. Rubble heaps were attracting antisocial behaviour which was read more }

Macquarie St Mall, Liverpool. Street Furniture competition entry with MWA and JILA

Macquarie Street Mall

Winning Competition Entry for redesign of Macquarie St Mall, Liverpool

Hill Thalis Architecture + Urban Projects, Jane Irwin Landscape Architecture and McGregor Westlake Architecture

As a graduate architect, working in the office of Phillip Thalis, I collaborated with JILA and MWA to develop this competition read more }

“Viewport” Workington Port, West Cumbria, UK

Proposal for 2 lookouts on headlands above the busy working port of Workington.  Each headland is a popular local haunt and parking area.

Using retrofitted shipping containers, the sites were marked, and simple facilities could be introduced.  The shipping containers would be lit at night, read more }

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