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Daniela Simon Architect @ SODAA recently completed the refurbishment and interior design the new Swanline Group office. Thank  you to Swanline Group for engaging the team at SODAA for our design services. The refurbishment of a modest warehouse required a change of use and it resulted in...

The process of design always requires a good brief and a positive relationship with the builder and any other consultant.  These types of relationships are nurtured over a long career and often result in outcomes that even surprise our clients.  The element of surprise is...

Practising architecture is based on a passion for trying to make our inhabited world better and, for me at least, it has panned out nicely. I get to design solid, environmentally friendly homes for discerning clients. While that sounds easy, it is a complex task...

Unrealized Architectural Work For me providing a service to a client, whether it be as an architect, designer or interior designer, is fueled by the creative energy that goes into the project, however small. This explains why I am a practitioner and not an academic...

SODAA now provides a full Feng Shui design service which includes a reading according to the principles of harmony and prosperity fostered by the Feng Shui discipline. Practical Feng Shui I have always believed that Eastern metaphysics and Western lifestyle may be not be in...

Eastern Influence on interior design I have just returned from Bali where I went to research interior design in luxury hotels to see what everybody carries on about. ;p Was I blown away? Yes … and no. I specifically went to see the W, the Bulgari...

Congratulations to SODAA’s new employee, James French, for being part of the winning team for the UWA Cut Hill House Competition. Led by Assistant Professor Rene Van Meeuwen the small team consisting of students and staff from UWA won against a number of outstanding...

I have just returned from the Venice Biennale and the Australian Pavilion looks fantastic but it does not say much about where Australia is heading and what the thinking is in the world of urban design; it is a good show of Avatar technology...

There is a community garden being planned for the City of Subiaco. Do visit the city’s website. I chair the steering committee and there is not much success to date to boast about. The original site chosen was the Palm Centre and...