Third Spaces – an extension of the workplace
Lessons on remote collaboration
The Carr podcast list
Merriwee revisited
Rokeby Street – a breathing space
Talking Design x Sue Carr
Watch: a natural beauty with Habitus TV
Chris McCue reflects on embracing the unknown
Calmly balanced
Developing the architectural language for 835 High Street
Design trends come and go – Sue Carr’s vision has never wavered
Q&A with Studio Ongarato
Choreographing meaningful commercial interiors
A life-long pursuit of excellence honoured
The importance of art in public spaces
Five decades in the making: Sue Carr on the evolution of Carr
The curious mind of Robert Owen
Mapping the changing workplace with Richard Healy
Law firms for the future
A new urbanism
The way forward
Whitepaper: Changing buyer demands in multi-residential
Escaping to the coast
Limber up – the new world is flexible and ready
Convenience is an understatement: The International
Richard Beel considers the power of materiality in architecture
Concrete modern
The Carr reading list
In search of lifestyle
Creating value in commercial spaces
Keeping inspiration high – even remotely
Q&A with artist Anna-Wili Highfield
Anticipating a rise in regional tourism
The importance of place: Monocle releases ‘Only in Australia’ podcast
What we’re eating and drinking in lockdown
Unpacking the brief with Anouche Levy
How is the multi-residential market faring?
Nick Carr on navigating a time of constant transition
Q&A with Maryanne Moodie
On bringing value to the workplace with Molly Shelton
David Brooks on enriching architecture with landscape
Translating ideas into built reality with Maurizio Toniolo
The virtual experience
Rosie Morley considers how COVID-19 could change hospitality design
Sue Carr reflects on business and the value of design
Playing the long game: Stephen McGarry on design longevity
7 articles to help you navigate the new normal
Introducing a new talent: Rebecca Trenorden
Nicole Coutts on the future of the workplace
Shopping in the time of COVID-19
In Profile: Chris McCue
Design tips for remote working
Decentralising the workplace
Celebrating International Women’s Day at Carr
The design of everyday rituals
Into the mind of Christopher Boots
Robert Owen’s geometry of light, space and form
Head in the clouds
Building and nature collide
A new era for legal practices
Reframing two icons
The future of hotel hospitality
Japan in a new light
On the importance of timeless design
Digital disruption: On the need for focused working
Designing for future generations
The influence of good design
Finding balance: A hybrid approach to the workplace
Timeless sophistication
A play on formal classicism
Revived with wellness principles
Meandering steps to the Yarra River
Floating concrete
A building for a new age
In a class of its own
A pavilion nestled in the landscape
Concrete contemporary
Stacking the horizontal, wrapping the vertical
Creating connection and flexibility at work
A place of retreat
Activating the senses
Recharge by day; relax by night
Stepping behind the curtain
Breaking with convention
A breathing space
Activating the senses
A sanctuary on a stadium
Collapsing the threshold between inside and out
Order meets oasis
Weathering the coast
Six homes for respite and joy
Crisp detailing fused with heritage charm
Elevating hospitality at work
Hotel as home: Introducing a bespoke hotel stay
Sculptural luxury defined by the river
A workplace with heart and soul
Incubating ideas and co-creation at its core
A quirky office with historic features
Agility, diversity and community – this is a modern workplace
Finding context in the void
Finding context in the void
On stage, off stage
The art of transformation
Hybrid working with polished finesse
Instilling movement through curves
How to bring branded subtlety into the workplace
Standing strong in the landscape
Cultivated living among nature
Redefining what a legal chamber can be
Industrial chic on an epic scale
Crafting a home at Walsh Street
Free to move around: This is ABW at work
The essence of Melbourne in design
Framing a secret garden
Adding a sense of arrival
A moody palette for luxury living
A glowing box wrapped in white
A lightning rod stair
Floating and curvaceous
A play of shadow and light
Design essentialism
Setting the scene for third spaces
History meets modernity
A statement tower
From day to night: Creating multi-functional hospitality
Monolithic retail
Downsizing in style
Undulating Mesh
Screening views through timber
Drama and elegance
Rural narratives brought to life
Design classicism
A container for living
Shifting planes and echoed symmetry
Amplifying the urban rhythm
A great glass atrium
Modulatory meets the coast
A journey of reductionism
A layered Japanese aesthetic
When a sculptor and an apartment tower collaborate
An office gets rezoned
An enduring pavilion in the trees

Dynamic Restraint5.0
Five decades of design practice


To celebrate five decades of design practice, Carr has unveiled ‘Dynamic Restraint’. The concept captures Founding Principal Sue Carr’s positive attitude and desire for constant change, activity and progress; as well as the calm and understated design expression that Carr have come to be known for.

Carr is an architecture and interior design studio based in Melbourne with a timeless approach that fosters connection.

Every detail is thoughtfully considered, coalescing in work that forges new ground while remaining true to our philosophy and vision.


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