architecture saville isaacs is a dynamic, focused architectural practice providing a unique combination of award winning design skills and a strong commercial sensibility.
At architecture saville isaacs we have a passion for architecture, the practice of architecture and the construction of buildings. We are inspired by architecture’s ability to contribute to the public realm as well as the everyday experiences of a building’s users.
architecture saville isaacs is experienced at exploring potentially complicated and difficult projects in a manner that provides clients the best possible result for their particular project. We believe we can offer an invaluable service and deliver a unique product that has an edge on the competition.
architecture saville isaacs focuses on helping our clients achieve their commercial outcomes by understanding the client’s perspective and thinking outside the box. We are innovative, lateral thinkers and enjoy stepping out of our comfort zone to provide innovative solutions for our clients. We are often called in to review existing designs in order to achieve greater efficiency, improved yield and of course better design. We find it a rewarding challenge to explore the potentials of new development sites.
We believe our greatest value is at the front-end of projects, focussing on creativity, efficiency, design fundamentals and the big picture vision that sets our projects apart from the pack.
Our client-focussed practice ensures that our clients’ success is our highest priority, with Principal involvement from project inception to completion. At architecture saville isaacs professionalism, integrity and a collaborative approach are intrinsic to everything we do.
architecture saville isaacs was established in 2007 by Steven Isaacs and Lisa Saville, after extensive high level experience within the Australian marketplace with two of Sydney’s most respected architectural practices.
Prior to relocating to Australia in 2000, both Steven and Lisa gained invaluable experience working in the pre-handover Hong Kong market designing enormous residential and transport facilities, and in South Africa covering the design of such diverse project types as office buildings, corporate parks, call centres, industrial complexes, retail complexes, restaurants and wine tasting centres.
architecture saville isaacs we have a passion for architecture, the practice of architecture and the construction of buildings. We are inspired by architecture’s ability to contribute to both the public realm and the wellbeing of individuals.
The core idea of people living and engaging with place is an underlying principle of our practice, given expression in how architecture engages with its surroundings, not in a general expansive nod to view, but in a varied and intimate manner.
As an ongoing approach, we seek to express each element and material honestly and emphasise its tactile qualities. Junctions are finely detailed to articulate different materials and render the structure and construction legible.
There is a level of responsibility in contemporary design practice to create more with less, we strive to achieve this by focusing on the simplicity of spaces.
architecture saville isaacs was established in 2007 by Steven Isaacs and Lisa Saville, after extensive high level experience within the Australian market place with two of Sydney’s most respected architectural practices.
Prior to relocating to Australia in 2000, Steven and Lisa gained invaluable experience working in London, pre-handover Hong Kong market designing enormous residential and transport facilities, and in South Africa covering the design of such diverse project types as office buildings, corporate parks, call centres, industrial complexes, retail complexes, restaurants and wine tasting centres.
We believe our strength to be in a unique combination of market leading design, an intimate understanding of the client’s perspective, and a pragmatic approach to construction and cost.
At architecture saville isaacs we bring the same attention to detail to all our projects, be they public buildings, commercial, industrial or residential. We believe that the same fundamental design and client service principles can be applied to any project type.
We have worked with many of Sydney’s leading property developers, including Oakstand Property Group, Denwol Group, Lenland, NGC, Alceon, Legacy Property, Grant Samuel Properties, Australand, Harrington Property, Austcorp, Lend Lease, Bluestone, Cornerstone, Icon, Rebel Property. This has enabled us to gain invaluable experience in the design and documentation of high quality prestigious, multi-unit residential projects. Our extensive knowledge of the residential sector requirements and innovative design philosophy has created solutions that have met and exceeded the needs of both developers and end users.
At architecture saville isaacs we believe that personal attention to your project by a Principal of the practice is the key to a successful long term relationship and project outcomes.
architecture saville isaacs is based in a heritage Boatshed on the water at McMahons Point, Sydney, where our talented staff bring a wealth of skills and experience to our design studio.
Steven Isaacs is responsible for the design and day to day running of projects and is assisted by our core team as well as contract staff as required. The office structure is extremely flexible and dynamic, ensuring maximum contact and flow of information between the client and the production of their project. This also enables us to respond quickly and efficiently to our client’s needs.
With years of experience in construction contracts, we are well equipped to ensure that projects run smoothly and efficiently. architecture saville isaacs take pride in our ability to identify, resolve and manage the inevitable challenges that arise during the course of building. Our pragmatic and systematic processes and procedures ensure that nothing is left to chance. architecture saville isaacs makes it a priority to protect our Client’s interests and investments during the construction phase of the project.
Creativity, integrity, responsibility, expertise and experience are the fundamentals of architecture saville isaacs.
At architecture saville isaacs we can offer an invaluable service and deliver an unique product that has an edge on the competition.
architecture saville isaacs has been recognised for our commitment to, and innovation in Environmentally Sustainable Design. We are excited by the possibilities of integrating sustainable technology into buildings and developments that not only achieve long term outcomes for the environment, but also provide sound financial opportunities for our clients.
architecture saville isaacs integrates sustainability seamlessly into everything we do: from macro planning scale; through building design, detailing and material choices; down to the fit out of our own offices. Sustainability is seen not as a way of avoiding climate change, but as a fundamental moral requirement of living on a planet with finite resources. We operate in the built environment helping to achieve built outcomes that will exist for decades to come and are inspired by the opportunity to make a positive contribution to future generations.
Steven Isaacs and Lisa Saville have put their money where their mouths are and have undertaken the development of their own property in Hunters Hill, creating multi award winning environmentally sustainable homes – the ‘Treehouse’, as featured internationally on ‘The World’s Greenest Homes’ for the Discovery Channel.