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 […]

Plus Architecture kicks off 2022 with new senior appointments

Plus Architecture has celebrated its 25th birthday by announcing 12 new senior appointments across Australia and New Zealand. With offices throughout the Asia-Pacific region, Plus Architecture now has a staff of more than 200. And it’s celebrating its 20+ history this year with nine promotions of existing talent and three new hires – two in […]

The Business of Architecture: How to calculate fees – part one

It’s a topic that is fraught for practices small and large, but the ACA’s Vic/Tas president Paul Viney is an expert. In this series, we’ll look in greater detail at some of the most important aspects of fee calculation. Calculating fees has long been one of the most challenging aspects of running an architectural practice. […]

bureau^proberts grows leadership team with sights set overseas

Brisbane-based practice bureau^proberts has added to its leadership team with five new senior roles and two promotions. The announcement comes as founder and creative director Liam Proberts sets his sight on international growth. “With an exciting Middle East opportunity on the horizon, we’re poised at the start of an exciting chapter of growth,” he says. […]

Studio Johnston announces new chapter with Conrad Johnston at the helm

Sydney architecture practice Fox Johnston has announced its rebranding as Studio Johnston, marking a new chapter for the team. Fox Johnston was co-founded by Emili Fox and Conrad Johnston nearly two decades ago and has earned a reputation for its liveable and enduring work embodied with functionality. To find out more about the move, as […]

Arcadia opens fourth Australian studio in Canberra

Landscape and urban design practice Arcadia has set up a base in the country’s capital, adding Canberra to its list of local studios. The 50-staff strong practice has been working in the ACT for a number of years, delivering projects like the Canberra Light Rail, Wagga Hospital and Jindabyne Foreshore. It’s also currently involved in […]

Fender Katsalidis announces 11 new promotions

Fender Katsalidis celebrates the elevation of 11 team members to associate positions this month as the Australian practice continues to grow its project portfolio. Founded on the philosophy of innovation through collaboration, Fender Katsalidis has evolved from a Melbourne-centric studio to a multi-disciplinary international design firm. The recent promotions include architects and interior designers, as […]

OMA sets up first office in Australia

Global architecture firm OMA has opened its first Australian outpost in the Brisbane and Sydney. The new base will join OMA’s four other studios in Doha, New York, Hong Kong and the flagship Rotterdam office in The Netherlands. The announcement follows the completion of WA Museum Boola Bardip, in which OMA teamed up with Hassell […]

Making the most of JobMaker

While JobKeeper was the Australian Federal Government’s principal scheme for helping businesses to survive the economic impacts of COVID-19, now that it has ended, a new incentive to kick-start the economy has been launched. But what is JobMaker and can it benefit your practice? Launched on 7 October 2020 in line with the Federal Budget, […]

Be Summit plans virtual summit for 10 September

Victorian treasurer Tim Pallas will be launching this year’s Be Summit, which will be held virtually on 10 September 2021. The annual built environment event will be free to watch and features headliners EY Asia-Pacific markets and business development leader Matt Lovegrove, CoreLogic Asia Pacific head of research Tim Lawless, Ray White chief economist Nerida […]