Architecture’s most intimate expression is the home. From affordable housing, single dwellings and mixed-use precincts, we take a restorative approach to each site, its context and its community. 

DesignInc Sydney - Military Road Boarding House
Military Road Boarding House. Photography: Sandor Duzs

Our design strategies encourage the sharing of resources and energy production across a community. Our interiors connect people to natural light, air and landscape, for personal wellbeing and greater social connection.

Our residential experience includes:

  • Co-living
  • Student housing
  • Social housing
  • Affordable housing
  • Seniors living
  • Multi-unit residential
  • Mixed-use developments
  • Single dwellings

Residential Awards

2021 Shortlisted, Excellence in Affordable Housing, Urban Development Institute of Australia (NSW) Military Road Boarding House
2018 Winner, Affordable Housing, Master Builders Association of NSW Foveaux Street Student Housing
2018 Winner, Excellence in Affordable Development, Urban Development Institute of Australia (NSW) Foveaux Street Student Housing
2009 Best Residential Architecture (Multiple), Asia-Pacific Property Awards K2 Apartments
2009 Best Sustainable Residential Development (Building Commission), UNAA World Environment Day Awards K2 Apartments
2007 Excellence in Residential Construction Award, $10-50M, Australian Institute of Building (AIB) Awards K2 Apartments

Our new generation boarding houses provide affordable well-crafted accommodation within contextually appropriate buildings.

Ian Armstrong
Director, DesignInc Sydney
Bio-courtyard House. Photography: Dianna Snape