Hassell announces new board members for three-year practice vision

Two new members have been appointed to Hassell’s board for three-year terms. Liz Westgarth joins the board after nine years with the firm’s Sydney studio, recognised for their work at 60 Martin Place for Investa, The State Library of NSW, and Metro North West. Prior to Hassell, Westgarth was with Foster + Partners and Future […]

BLP ushers in new leadership era with Tara Veldman as managing director

Australian architecture firm Billard Leece Partnership (BLP), has appointed 12 principals and 11 associates as its new leadership team.  After 25 years of practice, BLP, a 130-strong team with offices in Melbourne and Sydney, is moving to a more inclusive model of ownership recognising performance and fostering diversity of talent.  Following David Leece’s recent retirement […]

BESIX and Watpac integrate to create multi-disciplinary contractor

The integration of BESIX and Watpac construction companies creates a new multi-disciplinary contractor, bringing a unique offering to Australian and New Zealand markets. The capability of internationally acclaimed BESIX Group has been combined with iconic local brand, Watpac to form BESIX Watpac, heralding a new approach to the construction industry. The expertise that delivered the […]

Arcadia announces senior promotions

Arcadia Landscape Architecture has announced the promotions of Valerie Ostermann to associate and Kaylie Salvatori to Indigenous landscape strategist. “In the two years that Valerie has been with Arcadia, she has demonstrated exceptional design leadership within the studio and become a trusted mentor internally. Her multi-disciplinary collaboration skills and her delivery of significant construction packages […]

Unispace appoints new leaders to grapple with the impact of COVID-19 on workplace design

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