Architecture & Interior Design


Surry Hills, NSW, Australia

An Extraordinary Friendship Emma Rees Raaijmakers And Suzanne Green Of Arque.
Local Sydney House And Home Inspiration


Arque is a Sydney based architecture & interior design practice with the simple design philosophy – design for the everyday, strive for the extraordinary.

Founding principals Emma Rees-Raaijmakers and Suzanne Green foster a creative and growing practice underpinned by a two-decade-plus friendship.

With over 25 years experience working in the architectural sector for leading architectural practices both locally and internationally, Emma and Suzanne bring a diversity of experience and knowledge to Arque.

Arque specializes in the design of new residential architecture and interiors, often in combination with a restoration of an existing property. The philosophy of designing ‘for the everyday’, means that each decision is a conscious one intended to enrich and transform the everyday lives of their clients. To ‘strive for the extraordinary’ – means that each project is approached with a curiosity, rigour and craftsmanship ensuring that the end product is extraordinary, transformative and ultimately beautiful.


Featured Projects

The Woollahra House II introduces a sense of playful contemporary style into the interiors of a large family home in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs.

The Chimney House demonstrates Suzanne & Emma's ability to transform an existing home through contemporary architecture whilst preserving the existing heritage fabric.

Arque were engaged to transform a quaint beach house in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs that was in desperate need of a complete makeover.

Featured Articles

Arque’s design philosophy is simple - design for the everyday, strive for the extraordinary. We sit down with Emma and Suzanne of Arque to discover how this idea forms the basis of their business.

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