Original Article In the second year of the pandemic I ran 2,000km. This was a big leap from the first year of the pandemic, and
‘You wanna know what I think of the Hydra-Klean 2000? It’s a piece of shit, that’s what I think. You can Hydra-Klean my butt and it’ll still stink. But what would I know? I’ve only built thirty-three hundred swimming pools in the Tri-State area over thirty-five years.
Rob Brown is making a habit of designing well-crafted houses on steeply sloping beach sites. He has previously created award-winning houses around Pittwater to the north of Sydney and a number of south coast residences. For his latest venture he has turned his attention to Stanwell Park.
In this quiet harbourside suburb of Sydney’s lower north shore, the predominant house types are Californian bungalow and mock Tudor. Some are in original condition; many have been “rebranded” to accommodate media rooms, gourmet kitchens and whatever else can be squeezed into the available space.