DesignInc welcomes five senior promotions

Melbourne architecture practice DesignInc has announced the promotion of five team members to associate. The promotions follow DesignInc’s work in creating healthy buildings, laboratory design, brand communication, BIM, sustainability and large-scale complex projects. DesignInc directors Christon Batey-Smith, Stephen Webb, Rohan Wilson, and Darryl Suttie say they are excited about the future of the firm and […]

Gray Puksand announces new corporate responsibility plan

National architecture practice Gray Puksand has rolled out a refreshed brand look and corporate social responsibility (CSR) plan. Developing its focus on creating meaningful change for people and our planet, now and in the future, Gray Puksand is embarking on its next phase after 30 years of architecture and design. Gray Puksand founding partner Robert […]

GroupGSA announces new principal in Sydney studio

Interior designer Liam Higginbotham has been appointed as GroupGSA principal in the firm’s Sydney studio. The announcement is part of a suite of promotions at the global design practice, including the assignment of four new associates and two senior interior designers earlier this month. The elevated positions signal a trajectory of continued growth for the […]

2023 ArchiTeam conference – strength in small practice

The 2023 ArchiTeam conference is still in its early planning stage but its creative directors already have clear ideas of the way the day will unfold.

Hassell appoints a new global head of sustainability

International design practice, Hassell, has announced Samantha Peart as global head of sustainability. With a background in first principles of sustainable design and engineering, Peart’s work in building sustainability strategies and initiatives spans 20 different countries and projects ranging from large-scale infrastructure and high-end commercial and residential buildings to healthcare facilities, galleries, retail developments and […]

Luke Fry Architecture and Interior Design expands to Mansfield with new studio launch

The owner of the eponymous studio, Luke Fry has announced he will expand his design practice with the upcoming launch of his Mansfield studio. Born in the small city of Benalla, which is located 200 kilometres north of Melbourne, Fry has established family ties in the north-east high country region spanning generations, with his parents […]

Architectus appoints new principal to education sector

Australian architecture and design firm Architectus has announced it will enhance its education offering with the promotion of Matthew Todd as principal. Architectus has experienced recent strong growth fuelled by several significant education projects wins, including the $60 million Health and Community Centre of Excellence at Kangan’s Broadmeadows Campus, and the UNSW Health Translation Hub […]

Hassell promotes nine leaders from within the practice

Hassell has promoted nine practice leaders from its Asia Pacific studios with the goal of “reinforcing its position at the forefront of strategic intelligence and creative design”. The promotions include Domino Risch – the IDEA 2021 judge and Sydney principal who has been made Commercial and Workplace Sector Leader. “At a global level right now, […]

Architecture marketing 101: Tracking your metrics to improve your impact and reach

The coronavirus pandemic has sharply focused architects’ attention on bringing in new clients and projects. But before you kick off a new marketing blitz, it’s worth tracking a few key metrics, to make sure your efforts are targeted and effective. When things are going well, marketing and business development tend to slide towards the bottom […]

Architectus looks to the future with new promotions and appointments

Australian architecture and design studio Architectus has announced two new principal promotions, along with four new senior associate appointments nationwide. With the aim to boost the practice’s expertise in the transport and commercial sector, Architectus has welcomed an experienced group of designers to help work on some of Australia’s most significant infrastructure projects. Architectus CEO […]

“Children and career is a complex issue” – Hames Sharley on paid parental leave

Architecture and design studio Hames Sharley tackles one of the major barriers to equitable workplace: support for new parents. ADR speaks to two new mothers and recipients of the studio’s new parental leave package, Defence Portfolio coordinator, Simone Farrall and principal of systems, Grace Stokes. Architecture and interior design industries have a reputation for long […]