Sydney Architects

Kensington Community Centre – Construction Update

Our new Community Centre For Randwick City Council is steadily finding its form as we head towards the Christmas break. The pair of grand steel canopy roofs that create outdoor rooms are now in place and the repair of the old tiled roof to the main building is… Read More

Residential Design – Drummoyne House

In Sydney ,anywhere close to the water , residential design is all about capturing the views. In one of our latest projects , most of the main are living areas located on the top level, the inversion house, captures fantastic views and great light to the public spaces of the… Read More

Upside Down House

Our upside down house is starting to take shape in the inner west Sydney suburb of Drummoyne. Precast concrete walls capture bedrooms to the lower level. A Steel framed, timber lined roof hovers over the upper level living areas.   Clerestory windows bathe the rich timber ceilings with… Read More

Eastward Seniors Community Centre – Awards photography

  We engaged Brett Boardman to photograph our recently completed community centre for Randwick City Council. Brett’s images will be used in our submission in this year’s Institute of Architects NSW Chapter Awards. It was also a great opportunity to mix with some of the local users and… Read More

Woollahra House Revisited

After 15 years, we revisited one of our John Street projects in Woollahra. Still looks good. A narrow south facing addition to a slim terrace. Multiple courtyards and glazed saw toothed roofs contribute to this light filled home. Thanks to Jeremy at Raine & Horne Double Bay for… Read More

Petalura House, Katoomba

Melocco and Moore architects were commissioned by Uniting Care Ageing to re-purpose an old Katoomba guest house with an aim of converting the existing building to affordable housing for an ageing population in the Blue Mountains. Our objective was to provide quality accommodation whilst retaining existing historical art… Read More


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Randwick Community Nursery

Melocco and Moore have breathed new life into the existing potting shed at Randwick Community Nursery. Working with the existing 70s brick base, we installed a new butterfly roof that allowed the facility to be flooded with natural light and ventilation, whilst also providing a secure platform for… Read More

Coogee Senior Citizens Centre

Randwick City Council have engaged Melocco & Moore Architects to design and document the upgrade of the existing small community centre that is a part of the Coogee Bay Oval precinct. The building is to accommodate facilities for the Coogee Senior Citizens as well as other local community… Read More

Pemulwuy Shortlisted for Public Architecture – 2014 AIA Awards

Pemulwuy Community Facilities has been shortlisted for the 2014 NSW Architecture Awards in the Public Architecture category. For the full article please click the link below:

Bondi House

Recently completed alterations and additions to a semi in North Bondi.

Photographing Pemulwuy

Brett Boardman photographing Pemulwuy Long Day Care and Community Centre which opened recently.

Nikinpa Aboriginal Child and Family Centre Opens

Melocco and Moore were invited to celebrate in the opening of the new completed Nikinpa Aboriginal Child and Family Centre in Toronto. We were commissioned by the NSW Land and Housing Corporation to provide detail design and documentation for the project which includes childcare, health and family support… Read More

Australian Architecture Association Tour

Phil Moore speaking about Melocco and Moore’s Kirribilli House to a group on the Australian Architecture Association’s Residential Houses tour.

Pemulwuy Childcare Facilities Opening

Celebrations for the opening of the Child Care Centre and OOSH at Pemulwuy. Guests included the Mayor, councillors and staff members of the recently completed facilities.

Brett Boardman Shoots Balmain House

Architectural photographer Brett Boardman has recently completed a fantastic shoot of the Balmain House. This is one of our most recently completed works and one that will feature in the October issue of Houses Magazine.

Crown Street Store

  Crown Street Store involved the major refurbishment of an existing heritage shop. The store is set within a row of turn of the century 2 storey shops . The brief called for the creation of a designer store over 2 levels in the fashionable shopping precinct of… Read More

Balmain House Sales Record

Balmain House Sales Record. As reported in SMH Domain online 18 May 2013, the Balmain House set a sales record for the suburb. The off form concrete pavilion addition to the maritime villa by Melocco and Moore at the eastern end of the peninsula was completed in 2010.… Read More

Chifley Reserve

Randwick Council have employed Melocco and Moore Architects to design a new amenities block at Chifley Reserve, located in the southern part of the municipal area. The project brief included change facilities, public toilets, storerooms for sports clubs, kiosks and meeting rooms. Construction of these new buildings is… Read More

Drumalbyn Rd Apartments

The Drumalbyn Rd Apartments project involves the redevelopment of an original 1950s apartment building in Bellevue Hill for Mondell Properties, and includes 10 apartments. The 10 apartments were refurbished in a contemporary retro style in keeping with the mid century modern style of the building.  

Coogee House Revisited

Coogee House Revisited. Work is nearing completion on renovations to a house in South Coogee for which Melocco and Moore were first commissioned in 2005. The new works involve the enlargement of a rear landscaped area, by removal of a substantial retaining wall, to allow for an above… Read More

Rozelle Bay Masterplan

Melocco and Moore have been invited to be a part of a limited design competition for maritime commercial premises in Rozelle Bay. Melocco and Moore prepared master plan and detailed schematic design concepts as well as perspective images as a part of their competition entry.  

Young St Apartments Neutral Bay

Young St Apartments Neutral Bay is a mixed use development characterised by a punctuated facade, deep balconies & elegant restricted palette of materials. The mixed use residential and commercial project was completed in late 2012. 90% of the apartments were sold off the plan in 3 weeks.

Work Life Balance Article

Callantha Brigham discusses this ongoing issue close to most Architects heart with a young family in an excellent article for the September issue of Architecture Bulletin. Philip Moore and David Melocco’s experience of juggling work and family commitments are discussed as well as several others. The article includes… Read More

Group Home for Disabled Teenagers Opened

Bridge Community Housing handed over the keys to the Department of Aged and Disability Services to a renovated house in Ashfield. Melocco and Moore Architects designed and documented the alternations to the 1930s house to provide a new and appropriate home for 4 disabled teenagers who are currently… Read More

Marrickville Medal Commendation

  We were happy to receive a Marrickville Medal Commendation for Dave Melocco’s own place in Lewisham. The competition for this award gets stiffer each year as the quality of entrants improves. Whilst the medal is traditionally an award to promote conservation of heritage buildings it has recently… Read More

Melocco and Moore Move to Redfern

After 13 years at Kippax Street, Surry Hills M&M have moved to Redfern in to our own piece of Strata Title heaven in the old Anthony Horderns Warehouse in Great Buckingham Street. New address, new way of working with a central working desk surrounded by our beloved books.… Read More