Crescent House by Andrew Burns

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Andrew Burns is principal of Andrew Burns Architect, the practice he founded in Sydney in 2008. In 2011 he won the international design competition for Australia House, a gallery and atelier that forms part of the Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale in Japan, selected by a jury chaired by Tadao Ando from a field of 154 entries. Andrew is currently Co-director of the Super Sydney Project and member of the Sydney Architecture Festival Committee. In that same year, Andrew was awarded the 60th Anniversary Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship to undertake an exchange programme at the Architecture Foundation, London. In 2012 the practice was a finalist in the National Worker’s Memorial competition Canberra, awarded first prize in an invited competition to transform a forgotten pocket at Gibbon’s Rent into London’s newest park and awarded the inaugural Fugitive Structures project at Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation.

The principal Andrew Burns enjoys undertaking residential projects, working closely with the clients to create places well suited to their requirements, efficient yet inspiring.



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