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 […]

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 […]