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Awards

2018

Doorzien House
Merit Award - Alterations and Additions $2.25-2.5M (with SKOPE Constructions), NSW Master Builders Association Excellence in Housing Awards

Doorzien House
Highly Commended - Architect Designed Kitchen of the Year, TIDA Australia Kitchen Design Awards

Doorzien House
Highly Commended - Architect Designed Bathroom Suite of the Year, TIDA Australia Bathroom Design Awards

Bijl x Ox King - street art for TwoGood
Winner - Innovation and Collaboration Award, City of Sydney / TwoGood Street Art

Melonie Bayl-Smith
Paula Whitman Prize for Leadership in Gender Equity - Australian Institute of Architects National Achievement Awards

Bijl Architecture
Finalist - Professional Services category, Better Business Awards

2017

Doorzien House
Highly Commended - Residential Category, Polytec Design Awards

Burrawong House
Winner - Architect Designed Bathroom Suite of the Year, TIDA Australia Bathroom Design Awards

Burrawong House
Winner - Imported Kitchen category, TIDA Australia Kitchen Design Awards

Wairangi House
Shortlist - Horbury Hunt Residential Award, Think Brick Awards

Escu House
Finalist - Residential Exterior, Intergrain Timber Vision Awards

2016

Escu House
Finalist - Small Projects category, Australian Institute of Architects NSW Chapter State Architecture Awards

Wairangi House
Winner - Restoration / Addition $2-$3M (with Stuart Wilson Constructions), NSW Master Builders Association Excellence in Housing Awards

Step Down House
Shortlist - Horbury Hunt Residential Award, Think Brick Awards

2014

Naremburn House
Winner - Contract Houses $1.8-$2M (with Stuart Wilson Constructions), NSW Master Builders Association Excellence in Housing Awards

St Saviour's Kitchen
Winner - Urban Commons Foodscape Design Competition

In the Bag Light
Fourth Place - ElectroLight LightCycle Design Competition

2013

Naremburn House
Winner - Single residential building, new structure (with Sterland Roofing), Metal Roofing and Cladding Association of Australia Awards

Naremburn House
Finalist - Intergrain Timber Vision Awards, Residential Exterior

Naremburn House/De-Form Wall
Grand Prix Winner - Wildcard (with AR-MA), CASF Australia Corian Design Awards

Naremburn House/De-Form Wall
Winner - Residential category (with AR-MA), CASF Australia Corian Design Awards

Elanora Heights House
Finalist - Residential Exterior, Dulux Colour Awards

Melonie Bayl-Smith
Finalist - Regional Business Leader, NSW Business Chamber North Eastern Sydney Business Awards

2012

Artarmon House
Finalist - Residential Exterior, Dulux Colour Awards

2011

Florence House
Winner - Unique metal installation in roofing or cladding, Metal Roofing and Cladding Association of Australia Awards

You don't need these to experience architecture
Second Prize - Advertisements for Architecture, Sydney Architecture Festival

Filter Light
Fifth Place and People’s Choice Winner - ElectroLight LightCycle Design Competition

Melonie Bayl-Smith
Finalist - Emerging Architect Award, Australian Institute of Architects NSW Chapter State Architecture Awards

2010

Turramurra House
Finalist - Residential Exterior, Dulux Colour Awards

Melonie Bayl-Smith
Winner - National Women in Construction (NAWIC) International Women's Day Scholarship

2009

Melonie Bayl-Smith
Winner - NSW Architects Registration Board Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship (Graduate)

2008

Coal Point House
Finalist - Residential category, Lower Hunter Civic Design Awards

2007

Melonie Bayl-Smith
Finalist - Client Service Award, NSW Architects Registration Board

2006

Melonie Bayl-Smith
Finalist - Client Service Award, NSW Architects Registration Board

Books 1/8

Publication Bijl Place Holder Old House Renovation

Gitarren Haus, in
Old House Renovation
Gary Guo (ed), Melbourne: Images Publishing (forthcoming)

Publication Bijl The Newcastle School Past Present Future 2015

Naremburn House, in
The NEWcastle School: Past, Present & Future
University of Newcastle School of Architecture, Callaghan: UoN, 2015

Publication Bijl Material Innovation Packaging Design

Filter Light, in
Material Innovation: Packaging Design
Andrew H. Dent & Leslie Sherr, London: Thames & Hudson, 2015

Publication Bijl Fabricate Negotiating Design And Making

Ribbed Catalan studio, in
Fabricate: Negotiating Design and Making
Fabio Gramazio, Matthias Kohler, Silke Langenberg (eds): gta Verlag, 2014

Publication Bijl Abode

Neutral Bay House, in
Abode: Best Renovations and Additions
Gary Takle (ed), Melbourne: Think Publishing, 2012

Publication Bijl Houses I Love

Florence Street House, in
Houses I Love
Gary Takle and Jade De Souza (eds), Melbourne: Think Publishing, 2012

Publication Bijl Australias Best Houses

Turramurra House, in
Australia's Best Houses
Jade De Souza, Corey Thomas and Gary Takle (eds), Melbourne: Think Publishing, 2011

Publication Bijl 21St Century Houses Downunder

Turramurra Park House, in
21st Century Houses Downunder
Mark Cleary, Melbourne: Images Publishing, 2010

Interviews

Melonie Bayl-Smith - Public Lecture

University of Newcastle School of Architecture
5th September 2018
Practice Matters: Melonie Bayl-Smith
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Melonie Bayl-Smith - Interview

Houzz
28 August 2017
Capturing the View
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Melonie Bayl-Smith

Architette
July 2017 p 715
Women Architects, here we are!
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Melonie Bayl-Smith - Interview

habitusliving.com
8 March 2017
In Conversation With… Melonie Bayl-Smith
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Melonie Bayl-Smith - Public Lecture

New Zealand Institute of Architects
December 2016
Optimistic Architecture
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Melonie Bayl-Smith - Interview

Australian Design Review
16 October 2015
Bijl Architecture: cutting edge design
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Melonie Bayl-Smith - Panel

MAAS - Sydney Science Festival
19 August 2015
KindaThinky - EXCESS
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Melonie Bayl-Smith - Profile

Design Quarterly
Issue #59
Designpreneur Influencers: Melonie Bayl-Smith

Melonie Bayl-Smith - Interview

The Ethical Business Podcast
4th September 2014
Episode 9: Talking Sustainable Architecture and Design with Melonie Bayl-Smith
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Melonie Bayl-Smith - Panellist

Radio National: By Design
24 May 2014
Do building materials have ethics?
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Melonie Bayl-Smith- Interview

Australian Institute of Architects: International Chapter News
April 2014
Fabricate 2014 – interview with Melonie Bayl-Smith
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Melonie Bayl-Smith - Profile

Grand Designs Australia
Issue #4.2
Meet the Designers

Melonie Bayl-Smith - Interview

The Plan - Radio Adelaide
15 July 2011
The Plan Outside Broadcast Live from FLUX 2011 Student Congress
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Articles

2018

Doorzien House
Habitus
Issue #39
Unencumbered Kirribilli
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Doorzien House
Architonic.com
21 September 2018
Doorzien House
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Doorzien House
ArchDaily
9 August 2018
Doorzien House
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Doorzien House
Archilovers.com
22 July 2018
Australian Interiors
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Doorzien House
Inhabitat.com
16 July 2018
Glass elements dramatically open up a solar-powered Sydney home
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Bijl x Ox King - street art for TwoGood
Sydney Morning Herald
14 June 2018
Sydney street artists bring gender inequality out of the shadows
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Doorzien House
Habitus Living
30 April 2018
A Semi-Detached In Kirribilli Gets Views Around Every Corner
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2017

Gitarren Haus
Architonic
15 November 2017
Gitarren Haus
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Gitarren Haus
ArchDaily
2 November 2017
Gitarren Haus / Bijl Architecture
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Gitarren Haus
The Local Project
1 November 2017
Gitarren Haus
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Step Down House
habitusliving.com
4 May 2017
The Step Down House
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Burrawong House
Trends
Vol 33.6
Space and Light

Burrawong House
Australian House & Garden
April 2017
Open to change

Burrawong House
Architizer
March 2017
Burrawong House
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Burrawong House
ArchDaily
2 January 2017
Burrawong House
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Escu House
Grand Designs UK
January 2017
Great Barrier

Burrawong House
Trends
Vol 33.5
Outside the Square
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2016

Escu House
Grand Designs Australia
Issue #5.5
Quick Thinker
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Escu House
ArchDaily
5 August 2016
Escu House / Bijl Architecture
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Escu House
Lunchbox Architect
July 2016
This Home Shines By Extending the Living Area Into the Verandah
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Escu House
inhabitat.com
4 June 2016
Mid-century bungalow in Sydney is wrapped in a stunning slatted wood screen
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Escu House
Curbed.com
6 April 2016
Midcentury Bungalow in Sydney Gets a Bright Refresh
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Escu House
Dezeen
29 March 2016
Bijl Architecture adds slatted sun-shading screen to a refurbished Sydney bungalow
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Escu House
Domain - Sydney Morning Herald
13 March 2016
Small changes effecting large transformations
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Escu House
Australian Design Review
26 February 2016
Escu House by Bijl Architecture
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Step Down House
Architonic
12 January 2016
Step Down House
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2015

Naremburn House
Grand Designs Australia
Issue #4.4
Intentional Irregularity
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Naremburn House
habitusliving.com
23 December 2015
The Naremburn House: fusing heritage with the modern
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Naremburn House
Design Milk
12 November 2015
A House That Shifts Volumes and Geometries
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Step Down House
theinteriorsaddict.com
8 October 2015
House tour: beautiful, modernised 110-year-old federation home
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College Street
Artichoke
#59 September 2015
Scope - College Street Refurbishment

Naremburn House
e-architect
7 July 2015
Naremburn House in Sydney
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College Street
Office Snapshots
12 June 2015
College Street Sydney Office
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Naremburn House
ArchDaily
2 June 2015
Naremburn House / Bijl Architecture
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Naremburn House
Domain - Sydney Morning Herald
31 May 2015
Naremburn House design lifts commonplace cousin
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Naremburn House
Dezeen
26 May 2015
Bijl Architecture reinterprets the traditional Dutch gable for a Sydney residence
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St Saviour's Kitchen
Australian Design Review
22 May 2015
Bijl Architecture develop One4Food Soup Kitchen
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2014

St Saviour's Kitchen
urbancommons.com.au
September 2014
One4Food - Winner of the Urban Commons Foodscape Competition
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Naremburn House
Architizer
6 August 2014
Project of the Day - Naremburn House and De-Form Wall
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2013

BuildAbility
Contact Australasia - Journal of CIOB
July 2013 p16
BuildAbility: the making of ideas vs the ideas of making
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De-Form Wall
Indesignlive
1 December 2013
Corian in the home
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Filter Light
Daily Telegraph
23 January 2013
Q&A
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2012

Filter Light
inhabitat.com
10 August 2012
FILTER is an Elegant Zero-Waste, Flat-Pack Lamp by Bijl Architecture
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2011

Kurraba Point House
Domain on Sunday
24 July 2011
Let's think inside the box
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BuildAbility
InDesign
#46 2011
Reality Check for design education?

You don't need these to experience architecture
architectureau.com
31 January 2011
Advertisements for Architecture
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2010

Turramurra Park House
Australian Home Beautiful
April 2010
Shanghai Sunrise
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2009

North Sydney House
(inside)
#59 2009
design_wall interior

Coal Point House
Architectural Review Australia
Residential09
Design_Wall
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Chatswood House
Renovate
Vol 5.4
At home among the trees
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Chatswood House
Daily Telegraph
18 July 2009
Boosting space and the view
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2008

Chatswood House
Daily Telegraph Renovate
26 March 2008
Winter Warm... Summer Cool
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Neutral Bay House
Domain on Sunday
23 March 2008
Colliding Worlds
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Neutral Bay House
Trends Kitchen
Vol 24.2
Space to Play

2007

North Sydney House
Daily Telegraph
16 July 2007
Balancing Act
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Neutral Bay House
Australian Home Beautiful
February 2007
Home is where the heart is
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