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Shedding light

Brisbane [RETAIL]

Brisbane-based architecture start-up Richards & Spence transformed a collection of run-down sheds (scheduled for demolition) into sleek new retail space for Brickworks South, a ­shopping collective in Southport, Queensland.

To preserve the charm of the existing buildings, the architects undertook a subtle ­renovation – extending roofs to create a ­statement silhouette, cladding the structures with transparent fibreglass and knocking through walls to install large windows. ­Retailers can hire the sheds to create their…



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