Kukame McPierzie joins Woods Bagot as Perth studio chair

Perth local Kukame McPierzie has joined Woods Bagot as Perth Studio chair, taking a lead role in key transport, workplace and education projects. It’s a been a steady surge to success for McPierzie, who was awarded the 2019 Western Australian Emerging Architect Prize for being “instrumental in the design and delivery of ‘city changing’ schemes”. […]

Agency and change: robotics and other disruptive construction technologies

UTS is on the frontline of investigation into the current and the coming disruption in the AEC industry. Its research reveals it’s vital that Australia invests in robotics if it is to remain competitive on the world stage. When trying to predict the future it is always important to reflect on the past and take […]

Simone Carter joins Rothelowman as Principal of Interiors

Rothelowman has announced the appointment of Simone Carter – the practice’s newest leader of Interior Design.  Based out of the Melbourne studio, Carter brings to Rothelowman over 20 years of global interiors experience, having worked on projects in the UK, Middle East, China and Australia, including the award-winning New Royal Children’s Hospital as well as the Crown Metropol Hotel in Melbourne. In […]

Arcadia announces six senior promotions

Arcadia has announced six senior promotions, with Chris Tidswell becoming a partner of the Sydney studio, Cliff Dean becoming an associate and Georgia Alexander, Jon Fleri, Valerie Ostermann and Daniel Spicer becoming senior landscape architects.  “After a year of delivering beyond expectations on a range of notable projects, we’re thrilled we’ve been able to promote these […]

W Awards 2020 extends its deadline to 9 December

The UK-based W Awards – the female focused architectural award program – has extended its deadline for entries by a week and those wishing to enter now have until Monday 9 December to do so. The W Awards celebrate all kinds of exemplary work by women –from the design of the world’s most significant new buildings to contributions to […]

Growth typologies – specialist healthcare design

Specialist healthcare design is a rapidly growing sector for many architecture firms. According to Healthcare Design magazine’s 2018 Architecture/Engineering and Construction (A/E/C) Survey1, while working in the healthcare sector has its challenges, more firms than ever are entering this arena. It should be noted that the typology/definition of specialist healthcare design is extremely diverse. It […]

The doors to disruption

The world is changing at a rate of knots. As industry after industry finds its traditional systems have been overtaken by new and different ways of doing things, the key to remaining relevant is to keep ahead of the curve by working out what people need and providing it before someone else can. If they […]

Matt Davis returns to Bates Smart as studio director

A prominent influencer of urban policy and projects in Australia, Matt Davis come back to Bates Smart as a studio director. Until his return to Sydney from Adelaide, Davis was a founding partner of Davis+Davis Architects and a member of the inaugural SA Planning Commission and Integrated Design Commission of South Australia. Davis is a member of numerous […]

MODE targets growth in Victoria with key appointments

Led by studio manager Tim Bloomfield, the Melbourne studio of MODE has seen recent expansion off the back of continued economic growth in Victoria. “With the acquisition of several key projects we are excited that recent appointments of senior project staff will enable the studio to continue to expand our project portfolio and consolidate its strong presence in […]

Six Degrees promotes long-term team members to its board

Architecture practice Six Degrees has invited two long-term team members to join its board. A further three studio members have also been promoted into new leadership roles. The new leadership team signals that the design-led practice is gearing up to deliver more large-scale complex projects, develop and mentor its people and pursue exceptional design opportunities. Sarah Bennett and […]