Retail design firms i2C Architects and TRG Queensland merge

i2C Architects is set to expand up the country’s east coast, after announcing its amalgamation with Brisbane-based TRG Queensland. Currently located in Melbourne, Sydney and Perth, the architecture and design firm’s merger with TRG Queensland will see it offer a robust skill set and expanded client database, with full coverage across Australia. It is expected that […]

C.Kairouz Architects designs a home with a perceived split personality

C.Kairouz Architects has designed a home in Melbourne’s Northcote that balances the dynamic of old and new both visually and functionally, alluding to a home of two halves.  The main challenge set by the owner was to transform the dilapidated-yet-characterful art deco house and create a modern family home with a ‘wow factor’, large enough […]

Crone appoints Nick Williams to principal of Design

Crone Architects has expanded its Melbourne team with the appointment of Nick Williams to principal of Design.  In his new role, Williams will lead the design process, from feasibility through town planning, design and delivery through to construction. His experience in complex mixed-use, commercial, retail and hospitality development will strategically strengthen Crone’s Melbourne team. Greg Crone […]

What is the architecture of wellbeing?

ADR speaks to Eugene Cheah, co-founder of Cheah Saw Architecture, to unpick the meaning of wellbeing in architecture and discuss the trends to look out for in 2019. ADR: Tell us about the ‘architecture of wellbeing’. What does this mean exactly and how are you putting this in to practice?  Eugene Cheah: We believe architecture has a […]

Hayball promotes David Tordoff to director

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