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Take the ACA’s third ‘pulse check’

The Association of Consulting Architects Australia’s (ACA) third ‘pulse check’ continues to track the impact of COVID-19 on the architecture industry,  increasing knowledge of what is needed to ensure a robust future for architectural practices. The ACA’s second ‘pulse check’, conducted at the end of March, revealed that 89 per cent of respondents had had […]

Torbreck apartment – KIN Architects

Marjorie Dixon and Leah Gallagher of KIN Architects discuss their Torbreck Apartment design. Architect’s statement Much-loved Brisbane icon, Torbreck, is home to this mid-century apartment renovation. The design builds on the liveable housing and subtropical ideals inherent in the 1960s tower to create a sensitive, contemporary addition for young professional couple Mat and Steph. Brick […]

Hames Sharley makes slew of appointments

Hames Sharley has announced promotions across the architecture practice’s six national studios. South Australian studio leader, Leon Gouws has been appointed as a director of Hames Sharley. Gouws brings with him more than 15 years of experience and is passionate about confronting the industry’s multi-faceted challenges head-on. “With how architecture is continuously changing, we will […]

KIN Architects – enjoying the rewards of autonomy

Established in 2017, Brisbane-based practice KIN Architects has built a thriving profile of residential renovations and cutting edge workplaces. Here its founders talk about the importance of finding ‘advocates’ as a new practice and the role of mentorship in achieving gender equity in the industry. The mutual appreciation between KIN Architects co-directors Marjorie Dixon and […]

Sekisui House releases $1.5 billion vision for Ripley Town Centre

Growth typologies – specifying for an ageing population