Founded in Tasmania in 2002, Room11 has a reputation for creating exemplary architecture in Australia. A sensitivity to, and preoccupation with landscape typifies Room11’s architecture.
Room11’s Director, Thomas Bailey is highly regarded amongst the Architectural profession for his finesse with construction detailing. His details are simple to execute and illustrate a deep knowledge and understanding of materiality and engender longevity to the materials of Room11’s practice. This skill is illustrated in highly acclaimed works such as; D’Entrecasteaux House, Lighthouse, GASP!, Pine Flat Lodge, Lookout House, The Glass House, and Little Big House, to name a few of the practices well over 100 realised works.
The architecture of room11 has been widely published within Australia and around the world and can be found in Architectural Journals and books by respected publishers including Taschen, Gestalten and Thames & Hudson.
Among many state and national RAIA prizes and awards, Room11 is also the only Australian Architectural practice to be invited as part of the International contingent for the La Biennale di Venezia in the Central Pavilion.
Room11 were proud to be presented adjacent to Swiss master Architect Peter Zumthor.
AIA Award for Residential Architecture (New) D’entrecasteaux House 2017 (Tas. Chapter)
AIA Barry McNeill Prize for Sustainable Architecture: Shambles Brewery: 2017 (Tas. Chapter)
AIA Award for Commercial Architecture: Shambles Brewery: 2017 (Tas. Chapter)
AIA Commendation for Residential Architecture (New) Nelson House 2017 (Tas. Chapter)
AIA Award for Emerging Architect: Thomas Bailey: 2017 (Tas. Chapter)
Think Brick: Bruce Mackenzie Landscape Award (Finalist): Bends Pool: 2017
Think Brick: Kevin Borland Award (Finalist): Shambles Brewery: 2016
AIA National Award for Urban Design: GASP! Stage 2: 2014
AIA National Award for Urban Design: GASP! Stage 1: 2013
CCAA Public Domain Award: GASP!: 2013 (State Winner, Tasmania)
AIA James Blackburn Triennial Prize: Allens Rivulet House 2 (Tas. Chapter) 2012
Dulux Commercial Exterior Award: GASP!: 2012
AIA Esmond Dorney Award for Residential Architecture: Allens Rivulet House 2 (Tas. Chapter) 2012
AIA National Commendation for Small Project Architecture: Little Big House: 2011.
AIA Award for Small Project Architecture: Little Big House: 2011 (Tas. Chapter)
AIA Award for Residential Architecture: Little Big House: 2011 (Tas. Chapter)
For more information on our practice, please see:
Know Thy Self, M Baynes and T Bailey, AV Journal, Victorian Institute of Architects, Melbourne, 2017.
Living in the Landscape – Extraordinary Rural Houses in Australia and New Zealand, Anna Johnson and Richard Black, Thames and Hudson, Fishermen’s Bend, Australia, 2017.
Practice Profile, Houses Magazine (Issue 96), Judith Abel, February 2014.
GASP! by Room11 Architects, Dwell Magazine, San Francisco and New York, May 2014.
GASP!, Inspire, Australian Institute of Architects, ACT, 2014.
Profile: Room11 Architects, Architecture Australia (Vol. 102. No.3), J Malpas, May 2013.
GASP!, Inspire, Australian Institute of Architects, ACT, 2013.
Little Big House, Rock the Shack – Architecture of Cabins, Cocoons and Hide-outs, S Ehmann and S Borges, Gestalten, Berlin, 2013.
Little Big House, Wooden Houses (Vol. 1), Ed. P Jodidio, Tachen, Cologne, 2012.
Little Big House, 100 Contemporary Houses (Vol. 2), Ed. P Jodidio, Tachen, Cologne, 2012.
Little Big House, Houses Magazine (Issue 81) Judith Abel, August 2011.
Little Big House, Inspire, Australian Institute of Architects, ACT, 2010.