Driven by creativity and a passion for art and design, Porebski Architects collaborate with you to create inspirational buildings and interiors with timeless design. We take great pride in crafting innovative works which is a major contributor to our status as one of the leading architectural services firms in Sydney.

Focused equally on function and form, Porebski Architects designs innovative, bespoke residential, commercial and educational projects. Through our designs, we emphasise light, the importance of quality materials and creating a warm inviting space.

Founding director Andre Porebski has inspired Alex Porebski and Victoria D’Alisa with his creative spirit and passion for architecture to deliver cleverly designed well-executed projects. Best known for our work throughout Sydney’s eastern suburbs since 1972, we have produced work across Sydney, and throughout Australia. We thrive on the creative process that helps people live in their ideal home or work smart in their dynamic office space.

Through creativity and functionality, we tailor our designs to unveil buildings and spaces that align with our clients’ requirements and evoke the right emotion. Taking all aspects of the site into consideration, each building is designed to achieve a high-energy rating and often incorporates ESD principles to add to its architectural aesthetic.

Our work has been featured in Australia’s leading lifestyle publications, such as Vogue LivingBelle and Habitus Magazine, and the Australian Financial Review. It has also been recognised for design excellence through heritage and urban planning awards, and published in architectural, technical and design publications.

Sustaining our long family history in the industry, Porebski Architects provides premium architectural services which include:

We’d love to hear about your project, Please call us to find out more about our architectural services in Sydney or Australia-wide.

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What are some good external wall cladding materials?

March 12th, 2018|

Integrating a subtle mix of finishes in the external building palette can make a building much more interesting. Here we look at how we have used different materials such as timber and copper on some of our building facades and why we used them. The [...]

Internal junction detailing – cornices and shadowlines

October 16th, 2017|

As always, the interior detailing of a house should complement the architectural style of a house. When we are developing the design for our houses, we are also thinking about how this is reflected internally and what junction detailing to use. Generally there are three [...]

The Benefits of Hydronic Heating

August 8th, 2017|

More and more Australians are becoming aware of the huge benefits of installing hydronic heating systems in their homes. Hydronic heating or radiant heating  uses a closed loop system, creating little heat loss while moving the heated water beneath the floor, along base board heaters, or through [...]

External window treatments – Form and Function

May 9th, 2017|

  Traditionally (back in the medieval period) shutters were hinged solid timber panels fixed externally to protect the occupants from the elements (rain, wind and sun). In the Arabic countries the use of timber latticework which formed part of their ‘mashrabiya’ acted as [...]

Creating interest with Skylights

April 3rd, 2017|

Even if a house has sufficient natural light, installing skylights or highlight windows give a soft, interesting light generally in the back areas of a room and can assist with cross-ventilation. Skylights often look less intrusive when the ceiling helps sculpt the space around [...]

Designing for temperature

March 4th, 2017|

Up until a decade ago designing and building a house with no air-conditioning in Sydney was considered quite normal. Our planning relied heavily on cross-ventilation, good orientation, shading and insulation. These factors are still integral to a design but more and more our clients [...]