Architecture

Christchurch Justice and Emergency Services Precinct
Asia-Pacific
Christchurch, New Zealand

This is the first major public building to be built by the New Zealand Government in Christchurch since the earthquakes of 2010 and 2011, and one of the several key projects expected to reinvigorate the city's devastated CBD.
It represents one of the largest multi-agency government co-location projects in New Zealand's history and the largest combined justice and emergency services facility in Australasia.

National Maritime Museum of China
Asia-Pacific
Tianjin, China

Bucking the trend in China of singular iconic object museums, this museum comprises five interconnected pavilions reaching out over Tianjin’s bay. Resembling a cluster of ships in port, sea anemone, or an outspread hand, the building will chronicle China’s seafaring history, display its complex marine biology, and illustrate parallels between China’s and the world’s maritime evolution. The 80,000m2 museum is well under construction and due to open in 2017.

Gold Coast Airport (Project LIFT)
Queensland
Bilinga, Gold Coast, Queensland

"Project LIFT" (Let's Invest for Tomorrow) is an initiative to expand and refurbish the existing Gold Coast Airport to improve the international facilities, personal experience and airline carriers amenity and service delivery.

Jakarta International Velodrome
Asia-Pacific
Jakarta, Indonesia

The Jakarta International Velodrome will be a vibrant and dynamic stadium, developed primarily as a key venue for the 2018 Asian Games. The project will add vitality to the immediate precinct for years to come through the provision of legacy opportunities inherent in the siting and planning of the facility. The site is located within a broader sports precinct and is arranged to suit a master planned experience with a focus on public plaza spaces for large spectator movements.

New CBD School
South Australia
Adelaide, South Australia

We are very proud to be involved in this important education project for Adelaide, which provides a new multi-disciplinary learning environment in a remarkable parkland setting.

New Perth Stadium and Sports Precinct
Western Australia
Burswood, Perth, Western Australia

The new 60,000 seat Perth Stadium will be the new home for major events in Perth, and the largest major stadium development in Australia.

Oman Across Ages Museum
Middle East
Muscat, Oman

The project aims to present the story of Oman’s history, growth and development and offer an insight into the Oman of tomorrow through a comprehensive, layered narrative. The concept fundamentally works with the unique landscape to craft a museum bred out of the earth of Oman. It harmonises the landscape with the stories of human enlightenment and achievement.

Anna Meares Velodrome
Queensland
Chandler, Brisbane, Queensland

The Anna Meares Velodrome is an indoor track facility located at the southern end of the Sleeman Sports Complex (SSC) at Chandler in Queensland. The new indoor facility replaces the existing outdoor concrete velodrome to the north of the complex.

Queens Place
Victoria
Melbourne, Victoria

Queen's Place leverages the incredible amenity offered by the location of the site in proximity to the Queen Victoria Market and the large consolidated nature of the site to create new through site links and public open space to form a new vibrant public realm between La Trobe, Queen and A’Beckett Streets.

Sir John Monash Centre
Europe
Villers Bretonneux, France

Won through an international design competition, the Sir John Monash Centre project is one of Cox’s most significant projects. The project is currently being delivered by Cox Architecture with Williams, Abrahams and Lampros.

ABC Accommodation Project
Victoria
Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria

The proposed ABC building design connects and responds to the National broadcaster’s cultural and functional requirements and to the Southbank precinct’s urban context. A key organisational objective of the ABC is to co-locate all Melbourne operations under one roof to create a unified, integrated and collaborative environment for ABC staff. The design will enable increased opportunities for knowledge sharing and inter-divisional collaboration, and will position the ABC to better respond to the changing media landscape.

The Conservatory
Victoria
Melbourne, Victoria

Located on a prime CBD edge, The Conservatory provides immediate access to key Melbourne amenities, including Carlton Gardens, the Royal Exhibition Building, RMIT University, the vibrant hub of Lygon Street in Carlton and the CBD retail provisions to the south.

The sculptural tower form has been configured to maximise the number of units that have the best views to Carlton Gardens, unencumbered views to the north, as well as view corridors through existing and approved developments to the south.

567 Collins Street
Victoria
Melbourne, Victoria

This is a response to a commercial brief tailored to the needs of the evolving market. Comprising 50,000m2 of optimally flexible office space, the building will provide one of the largest, largely column-free floor plates on Collins Street, combining campus-style accommodation on midrise levels and a north-facing mixing atrium with large open floor plates on high and skyrise levels.

Newcastle Courthouse
New South Wales
Newcastle, New South Wales

Newcastle’s new Courthouse is located on Hunter Street, within the city’s main civic precinct.

The design includes twelve jury and non-jury Courtrooms and seeks to appear open and inviting whilst conveying its civic importance. Balancing this formality, the experience of the general public within the building has been given a high priority through generous atrium spaces, integrated public art, and crafted waiting environments with high levels of amenity, including configurations that separate opposing parties to minimise stress.

Perth Children's Hospital
Western Australia
Nedlands, Perth, Western Australia

This new 274-bed children's hospital in Nedlands is designed to replace the Princess Margaret Hospital, to provide best possible clinical care for future generations, and to serve as the base for WA's outstanding paediatric research.

Sir Louis Matheson Library
Victoria
Monash University, Caulfield East, Melbourne, Victoria

The design for the refurbishment of this group of 1960s buildings responds to the need to improve the operation and user experience of the Sir Louis Matheson Library and foster its leading role as the main library for the largest university in Australia. The refurbishment provides a new physical setting supporting the library’s contemporary academic programs and improving access to new models for study, research, and technology-rich environments.

Sir Zelman Cowen Centre for Science
Victoria
Scotch College, Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria

The Sir Zelman Cowen Centre for Science allows the school to build on its past whilst projecting its future. The project will explore new educational models that develop a physical environment that engages with the boys whilst encouraging relationships with staff through intimacy and knowledge.

Wesley Place
Victoria
Melbourne, Victoria

The Wesley Place development will be a catalyst for the reinvigoration of this portion of Melbourne’s CBD, creating a green, active, connected and welcoming urban environment that retains the best aspects of calm sanctuary in the urban realm.

Willinga Park
New South Wales
Bawley Point, New South Wales

Now under construction, the Willinga Park Equestrian Centre – comprising of stables, a polocrosse field, a covered arena and an administration building – will deliver an unrivalled Australian Stock Horse breeding and training facility. Construction is due for completion at the end of 2016.

Applecross Senior High School Redevelopment
Western Australia
Ardross, Perth, Western Australia

The Minister for Education announced the redevelopment of the Applecross Senior High School on the existing site. The school was established in 1958 and is located on Link Road in the riverside suburb of Ardross, close to Garden City Shopping Centre, Booragoon Bus Transport Hub, and the Melville City Council buildings and Public Library.

Box Office (Cox Melbourne Studio)
Victoria
Melbourne, Victoria

The new office project was undertaken as an opportunity to rethink the company’s approach to ‘design’ and the process of creating contemporary architecture across a varying portfolio.

Brisbane CityCat Ferry Terminals Renewal
Queensland
Brisbane, Queensland

The primary objective of this project was to find a resilient solution to Brisbane City Council’s CityCat terminals which were heavily impacted by the 2011 flood. This was achieved by devising an ingenious system of parts, that enable the terminals to give way in a flood and return immediately to operation after the event, all using the natural water flow.

Carnarvon Police and Justice Complex
Western Australia
Carnarvon, Western Australia

We were commissioned to provide full architectural services for the new Carnarvon Police and Justice Complex. The Agencies have been consolidated on one site to effectively meet the current and future policing and justice needs of Carnarvon and the surrounding communities. The project comprises the construction of a new purpose-built police, justice and corrections complex in a landmark position on the Former Gascoyne Traders Site on the corner of Robinson Street and Babbage Island Road.

Element
Australian Capital Territory
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

Element is a mixed use development on the harbour at the Kingston Foreshore. The philosophy behind Element is to create a carefully designed building which expresses an imaginative modularity, offering proof that inner urban spaces can not only be attractive and liveable places, but also cost effective to construct, and efficiently serviced.

Jubilee Bridge
Asia-Pacific
Marina Bay, Singapore

This new pedestrian bridge completes a fully accessible link from the Merlion Park, to the Esplanade Bridge and the Esplanade Plaza.
The design gesture is a simple one which uses an understated double curvilinear geometry to counterpoise the complex double helix bridge on the opposite side of the bay. This solution positively completes the important public domain access way around the Marina Bay.

Japan National Stadium Competition Design
Asia-Pacific
Tokyo, Japan

Our design represents an evolution of sports and entertainment environments as key cultural and social event platforms for public life. Conceived with Arup, our design is a synthesis of traditional Japanese craft with a structurally light environmental enclosure. This enclosure utilises the inherent efficiency of the egg form, employing a diagrid structure over an elliptical shell. Within the enclosure are a series of segmented, crafted timber stand elements.

Orange Regional Airport Expansion
New South Wales
Orange, New South Wales

Orange Airport is located 15km south east of Orange and is serviced by Rex Airlines providing regular passenger services between Orange and Sydney, accommodating regional community and tourism needs. As a gateway to Orange and the surrounding region, the Council has continued to improve facilities over the past 10 years. As part of the long term vision for the airport, the terminal building housing operational, retail and hospitality facilities was scheduled for upgrade.

St Lucia Lakes Link
Queensland
University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Queensland

The St Lucia Lakes Link is an important project to the University of Queensland in providing a pedestrian amenity to what has become the single largest population arrival point to the campus. For a modest budget, the project has converted a previously arduous and often sodden goat track into a journey traversed effortlessly by students by bus, cycle, ferry and on foot.

Westside Acton Park
Australian Capital Territory
Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

The Westside temporary structure at Acton Park departs from the conventional notion of permanence in architecture, which has hitherto been avidly applied to most buildings erected in the National Capital Zone. Unlike the grand Civic buildings situated adjacent to the central basin, Westside is liberated from a specific program and its associated aesthetic baggage.

Adelaide Oval Redevelopment
South Australia
North Adelaide, South Australia

This redevelopment was designed to continue the legacy of the Adelaide Oval, world famous as an Australian home of cricket, with many traditions of the grounds maintained...

Ernie Cropley Pavilion
Victoria
University of Melbourne, Parkville Campus, Victoria

The redeveloped Oval Pavilion will be a significant University landmark and a leading sporting facility within the community and university sporting sectors.

Metro Residences
New South Wales
Chatswood, New South Wales

Metro Residences Chatswood comprises three tall and slender residential towers ranging from 27 to 40 storeys with some 550 apartments , with a landscape podium and community facilities located above the Chatswood Transport Interchange

Gold Coast Aquatic Centre
Queensland
Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland

The Gold Coast Aquatic Centre is a recycling and expansion of the original 1960s Southport Pool sited in the Gold Coasts Broadwater Parklands. The redevelopment creates the venue for the 2018 Commonwealth Games and held the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships in 2014.

Grosvenor Apartment
Queensland
Brisbane, Queensland

The opportunity to redesign an apartment is rare for our practice, but it enabled us to translate spatial concepts developed for recent houses into an apartment context.

Jim Stynes Bridge
Victoria
Melbourne, Victoria

A lightweight structure over the Yarra River providing a vital missing pedestrian, bicycle and commuter link between Melbourne’s CBD with two of the city’s most important precincts, Docklands and Southbank.

Kaohsiung Exhibition Centre
Asia-Pacific
Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Won through an international design and build competition, the project is the first in the harbour redevelopment within Taiwan’s port city of Kaohsiung.

Sydney Cricket Ground Redevelopment
New South Wales
Sydney, New South Wales

COX was appointed as Lead Architect working in collaboration with Robertson + Marks, for the redevelopment of the Sydney Cricket Ground Northern Stand. The venue’s new Northern Stand replaces the stadium’s existing Noble, Bradman and Messenger stands.

University of Queensland Oral Health Centre
Queensland
Herston, Brisbane, Queensland

The University of Queensland Oral Health Centre synthesises the concerns we regard as critical in architecture. One is that buildings convey abstractly their purpose, in this case embodying the ‘craft of dentistry’, in the craft of the forms and spaces. A second is that buildings enrich context – here the building is designed to unite the university’s medical campus with an adjoining hospital with which it functions. A third is to humanise institutional buildings at every moment in its experience.

Griffith University Health Centre
Queensland
Gold Coast, Queensland

Griffith University Health Centre is the first tertiary education building in Australia to combine all of a university’s health and medical disciplines in one facility. It provides services to the public in each of these disciplines.

ILK Apartments
Victoria
South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria

ILK Apartments was conceived through the ideas of 'place-making', 'event', 'environments', and 'craft', providing a platform for a diverse community to integrate with and make positive contributions to the Toorak Road precinct.

King House
Australian Capital Territory
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

The King House is a single family dwelling in South Canberra. The design utilises simple forms and compact planning to create a restrained house that nevertheless offers a very high level of amenity. The design takes advantage of the existing falls across the site by stepping subtly along its length, thereby creating higher ceilings to living areas and more intimate spaces to sleeping areas.

The Mook
New South Wales
Mollymook, New South Wales

Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA)
New South Wales
Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales

This project is stage 1 of a planned neurological research precinct within the Randwick education / health district.

Left Over Space House
Queensland
Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland

This narrow private house demonstrates what can be achieved on the myriad of ‘left-over’ spaces in inner cities, such as disused easements or parking lots. In this case, a 3 metre wide tiny caretaker’s cottage, adjoining a Heritage Hall has been recycled and linearly extended into a family house and office for parents and three children.

nib Stadium (Perth Rectangular Stadium Redevelopment Stage 1)
Western Australia
Perth, Western Australia

Perth Rectangular Stadium is strongly focused on the human experience of sport – a complete experience from the journey into the grounds through to the immersion in the event.

Sir Samuel Griffith Centre
Queensland
Nathan, Brisbane, Queensland

Sustainable Buildings Research Centre
New South Wales
University of Wollongong, New South Wales

This university building is designed as both a research hub and research subject with the potential to transform the majority of Australia's building to be sustainable and resilient.

Wesley College Moubray Street Redevelopment
Victoria
Melbourne, Victoria

The rebuilding to the north eastern frontage of the campus has enabled the design team to challenge and rethink the spaces for learning at Wesley College’s St Kilda Road Campus.

Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum
Queensland
Remote Mesa, Winton, Queensland

This project is located on top of a remote mesa in far north Queensland in outback Australia. It was created as a visitor centre for people to witness first-hand one of the world’s most significant and cohesive dinosaur collections and it is remarkable for two reasons.

BCEC on Grey Street
Queensland
South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland

A major expansion of the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, but also a completion of the concept of the original building which was discontinued in 1996 due to a then dispersal of Government funds to other public projects.

One One One Eagle Street
Queensland
Brisbane, Queensland

One One One Eagle Street forms the centrepiece of a trio of towers that mark Brisbane’s renowned Riverside Precinct. It occupies a site that comprises the loading docks and basement carpark access to the existing neighbouring towers either side. The site’s sever constraint was the lack of bearing points due to those existing encumbrances.

PLC Learning Resource Centre
Victoria
Burwood, Melbourne, Victoria

The Centre creates a series of space types and environments that are designed around patterns of human interaction, a “Learning Landscape” approach, an approach that is about leveraging the power of planning for interaction at the campus level and rather than approaching design and planning from the traditional perspective of siting a new building as a generic space type.

South Morang Rail Extension
Victoria
Melbourne, Victoria

The creation of two new rail stations (at South Morang and Thomastown) and the relocation and modernising of a third (Epping Station) lie at the heart of this project, with all three forming key nodal points in a longer term urban focus.

Queensland Museum Refurbishment
Queensland
South Brisbane, Queensland

The public success of the project has been to both the experience of this major Queensland cultural facility and dramatically in terms of visitation, the Museum Director writing: “For the first time in our 150 year history, we have welcomed more than one million visitors to the museum network… however it is the 22% increase to Queensland Museum (744,654) that has made all the difference, in no small part due to the interior refurbishment”.

West End Ferry Terminal
Queensland
West End, Brisbane, Queensland

The pavilion was designed to replace a solid brick and concrete structure that had become of increasing safety concern due to lack of transparency. While accepting the need for change, the local community was intensely interested in the new design, particularly in how it related to an adjoining park and how it should reflect West End’s unpretentious, laid-back character.

Victoria University Construction Futures
Victoria
Victoria University Sunshine campus, Melbourne, Victoria, Victoria

The building form expresses the progressive nature of the construction industry and rapid development of new materials and construction design technologies.

400 George Street
Queensland
Brisbane, Queensland

400 George Street is an office tower opposite the Brisbane Magistrates Court we designed in 2000. Together they form a gateway to the city’s legal precinct. Despite the different building types, our approach was to relate the forms, materials and details to accentuate the sense of threshold.

Adelaide Studios
South Australia
South Australian Film & Screen Centre, Adelaide, South Australia

Adelaide Studios provides new accommodation within an historic campus for the South Australian Film Corporation and local industry related businesses.

Bonney Lane Public Housing
Queensland
Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland

The Darling
New South Wales
Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales

The Darling is a 5 star 171 room hotel located within Pyrmont and an iconic addition to the adjacent ‘The Star’ entertainment complex. The project was secured through a Department of Planning managed architectural competition process.

Flinders Street Revitalisation
Queensland
Townsville, Queensland

This project recaptures the main street of a city that had been, like many worldwide, turned into a pedestrian mall in the 1980s. While some have rejuvenated their city centres, here was an example of the opposite – people embracing the suburban shopping centre and deserting the city centre.

Footscray Nicholson Learning Commons
Victoria
Victoria University, Melbourne, Victoria

The Footscray Nicholson Learning Commons is a major institutional initiative to consolidate and create a highly visible address for each of the campus’ student services while maintaining a cohesive identity for the facility overall.

Katitjin Centre
Western Australia
Australian Institute of Management, Floreat, Perth, Western Australia

The Katitijin Centre was the first building in Western Australia to be awarded a 6 Star Green Star (v1 Education) Design Certification and has recently been submitted for a 6 Star Green Star As Built certification.

AAMI Park
Victoria
Melbourne, Victoria

AAMI Park continues the strong architectural lineage of Melbourne and Olympic Parks evidenced since 1956 by the Myer Music Bowl and Olympic Pool Complex, and later by Rod Laver Arena and the MCG.

Albany Entertainment Centre
Western Australia
Albany, Western Australia

"A waterfront icon seated in the natural beauty of the harbour and its surrounds"

Constance Street Public Housing
Queensland
Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland

The Constance Street housing project differentiates by its re-writing of fire engineering codes to create a living environment for a city’s socially alienated citizens that foster communal well-being.

The Helix Bridge
Asia-Pacific
Marina Bay, Singapore

This bridge provides a pedestrian link across the head of the Singapore River between the city's existing CBD and new Bayfront district.

Melbourne Park Master Plan
Victoria
Melbourne, Victoria

Sanctuary Cove Golf Club
Queensland
Gold Coast, Queensland

Sanctuary Cove Golf Club emerged as a project from a Master Plan we prepared during 2003-2006 in stages to revitalise the resort community’s position as among the finest in Australia. Other implemented aspects of this master plan are re-orientating the arrival sequence into the resort, upgrading and expanding the Marina Village, and creating new canal estates with distinct community identities.

Chatswood Transport Interchange
New South Wales
Sydney, New South Wales

This mixed-use infrastructure development rejuvenates the centre of Chatswood, completely replacing the existing station and bus interchange while maintaining their operations during construction.

Elysium Noosa Playground & Facilities
Queensland
Noosa, Queensland

The playground was originally intended to be a proprietary item, but we saw it as an opportunity both to vary children’s play experience from the norm and to create a landscape installation intriguing to and usable by the wider community.

Energex Headquarters
Queensland
Newstead, Brisbane, Queensland

The first major commercial building in Newstead Riverpark, the centrepiece precinct of Newstead-Teneriffe which is Queensland’s largest urban renewal project.

Ipswich Justice Precinct
Queensland
Ipswich, Queensland

The compelling aim for this project was to humanise the experience of the justice system, one that is often alienating and exacerbated by typically confronting civic architecture.

Kurilpa Pedestrian Bridge
Queensland
Brisbane, Queensland

This project was an opportunity to not only make a new pedestrian and cycle connection across Brisbane’s river but also new forms of public space.

Mackay Entertainment and Convention Centre
Queensland
Mackay, Queensland

North Melbourne Rail Station
Victoria
Melbourne, Victoria

The redeveloped North Melbourne Station as a premium passenger interchange station provides its patrons with equal access, passenger amenity and station facilities.

Queensland Performing Arts Centre Refurbishment
Queensland
South Brisbane, Queensland

The initial impetus for the refurbishment of QPAC’s front-of-house and its main theatres was their non-compliance with current access codes which had led to anti-discrimination cases.

Urbanest Student Housing
Queensland
South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland

This medium rise, 13 storey building for Urbanest acts as a long-term accommodation facility, providing 716 beds for tertiary education students.

Abigroup House
Queensland
South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland

Abigroup House adapts the modern tradition of the cubic glass park pavilion to the Queensland subtropics, employing a splayed solar screen as part of its modified typology.

Australian Film Television and Radio School
New South Wales
Moore Park, Sydney, New South Wales

The Australian Film Television and Radio School’s new premises has engendered a significant cultural change in the operation of the School.

District Court of Western Australia
Western Australia
Perth, Western Australia

The new District Court Building was conceived as an environment of human dignity, physical comfort and respect for both the public users and regular occupants of the court environment.

Li Ning Corporate Headquarters
Asia-Pacific
Beijing, China

This campus-style office development was designed for China's leading sportswear and sporting goods company.

South Bank Institute of Technology
Queensland
South Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland

The significant challenge of the Southbank Institute of Technology project was to ‘reinvent’ a former TAFE College, comprising a typically discordant and introspective series of buildings, into a new model of tertiary campus thriving upon multidisciplinary collaboration

SW1
Queensland
South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland

SW1 is a mixed commercial and residential development occupying a 1.8 hectare site adjacent to the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. Although the land had been reserved for expansion of the Centre, it was decided to create a precinct instead that helped to connect the South Bank Parklands with the neighbourhood behind.

Thuringowa Riverway Arts Centre and Lagoons
Queensland
Townsville, Queensland

The Riverway Arts Centre is the centrepiece of a much larger project, firstly to rehabilitate the Ross River, and secondly to create a community heart in a city where shopping malls governed social interaction. Without then knowing what elements to put in it, the mayor sought from us a master plan to transform 18 hectares of mostly barren riverfront park for multiple community activities.

Allisee Residential Community
Queensland
Hollywell, Gold Coast, Queensland

Allisee is a medium-scale apartment residential community set around an inner harbour, pools, parks and gardens. Its configuration differs markedly from a former strategy which had proposed a much higher, denser ‘wall’ of buildings encircling the harbour with scattered, lower value development around the remaining site.

'E' House, Elysium
Queensland
Noosa, Queensland

‘E’ House was designed for the unique Elysium Noosa residential community; a development distinguished by the involvement of twelve leading Australian architects. ‘E’ House is a rigorous exploration of the simultaneous virtues and capabilities of timber to articulate space both as structure and skin, to integrate architecture into its natural environment, to express intimacy through modulation and variation, and to contribute to environmental sustainability.

Ferry Road Market
Queensland
Gold Coast, Queensland

Unlike its predecessor, James Street Market in Brisbane’s New Farm, the site for Ferry Road Market did not have the benefit of passing trade. It thus had to become a destination worth the journey to it, both visually and experientially.

Hepburn Bathhouse
Victoria
Hepburn Springs, Victoria

The Hepburn Bathhouse & Spa redevelopment continues the current use of the site as a therapeutic mineral spa centre and bathhouse, adaptively reusing much of the existing bathhouse structure including the heritage buildings and the modern extension to its south.

Batavia Coast Maritime Institute
Western Australia
Geraldton, Western Australia

An important and significant project that aims to support, sustain and drive the growth and development of the fishing industry of the Coastal and Central Mid West regions through state-of-the-art educational and research facilities in the heart of the Western Australian crayfishing and fin industry.

Macintosh Island Bridge
Queensland
Gold Coast, Queensland

This 110 metre cable-stayed pedestrian bridge features diamond-type steel stay cable towers and post-tensioned concrete deck beams.

National Institute of Circus Arts
Victoria
Prahran, Melbourne, Victoria

Through the reinterpretation of the dialogue between the performer and the entertainment stage the circus arts’ contemporary message is showcased through a simple framework.

NICTA Headquarters
New South Wales
Australian Technology Park, Eveleigh, Sydney, New South Wales

The NICTA Building responds sensitively to its heritage context whilst employing a configuration, environmental initiatives and technology appropriate to the workplace of the future.

All Hallows School Dodge Lane Extension
Queensland
Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland

All Hallows’ is a Catholic girls’ school built on top of a large rock mass on the edge of the Brisbane CBD. It has the character of a citadel, protecting the school from the bustle of urban life below.

Artspace Mackay
Queensland
Mackay, Queensland

Artspace Mackay is a regional gallery funded jointly by Queensland Heritage Trails and Mackay City Council. It responds to a brief which, albeit to a small budget, sought an architecture which is memorably Mackay’s and which excited the imagination of the city despite an austere existing civic context.

Australian Institute of Sport Aquatic Testing and Training Centre
Australian Capital Territory
Bruce, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

The AIS Aquatic Testing and Training Facility provides first class facilities for the training and testing of elite swimmers.

MCG Northern Stand
Victoria
East Melbourne, Victoria

For over 150 years the MCG has played an important role in the cultural development of Melbourne. It has been the venue for some of the most outstanding sporting achievements and it is this, over time, which has ensured the MCG's status as a national cultural icon.

Challenger Institute of Technology - Maritime Campus
Western Australia
Fremantle, Western Australia

The additions to Challenger TAFE Fremantle have reinforced the College’s commitment to establishing an internationally recognised campus for maritime studies.

Brisbane Magistrates Court
Queensland
Brisbane, Queensland

The Brisbane Magistrates Court performs as both an important civic building in the Brisbane CBD’s legal precinct and as a catalyst for the north-west expansion of the CBD known as the Citywest precinct.

Christensen House
Australian Capital Territory
Red Hill, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

This extension to a classic Federal Capital cottage in Canberra’s Red Hill avoids replication of the older building in favour of a linear garden pavilion.

CSIRO Black Mountain Library Refurbishment
Australian Capital Territory
Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

The extension comprises a transparent, externally-framed, two-storey box, deliberately contrasting with the "enclosed" nature of the existing 1960s library building.

Embassy of Ireland Ambassador's Residence
Australian Capital Territory
Yarralumla, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

The Ambassador’s residence provides the main reception facilities for the Irish embassy as well as the private residence for the ambassador and family as well as visiting dignitaries.

James Street Market
Queensland
New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland

James Street Market is a fresh produce, dining and homewares retail pavilion in the inner city of Brisbane.

Western Australian Maritime Museum
Western Australia
Fremantle, Western Australia

The Western Australian Maritime Museum was the first stage of an urban renewal program for the Fremantle Waterfront, and an opportunity to create an international standard and a vibrant destination for people of all ages.

Goodwill Pedestrian Bridge
Queensland
Brisbane, Queensland

Designed in conjunction with Arup, this bridge eschews the worldwide trend towards ‘pure’ bridge structures to generate a diverse experience and varied appreciation of its river and urban context.

Princess Alexandra Hospital Redevelopment
Queensland
Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Queensland

This redevelopment evolved from a Master Plan that repositioned the clinical and inpatient facility in the centre of the existing campus to reconnect all the existing facilities into a cohesive unity.

Yarralumla House
Australian Capital Territory
Yarralumla, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

This private residence is sited in the older Canberra suburb of Yarralumla where most of the foreign embassies and diplomatic residences are located.

Cairns Convention Centre
Queensland
Cairns, Queensland

Cairns Convention Centre was undertaken in two stages, the first for the main plenary hall, foyer and meeting spaces, and the second comprising a dual use performance and indoor sports hall.

National Wine Centre
South Australia
Adelaide, South Australia

The National Wine Centre is a flagship of Australia's internationally renowned wine industry, acting simultaneously as a cultural and educational centre, and a major tourist attraction. The Centre informs visitors of every aspect of the wine industry, including wine-growing, wine-making and new technologies. It contains an interactive museum, a comprehensive range of wine-tasting facilities, offices of Australian wine industry organisations, and function spaces for events.

Singapore EXPO
Asia-Pacific
Changi, Singapore

Singapore EXPO is a major international project which was awarded to our practice as a result of the success of our Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, a previous national BHP Award of Excellence winner. It has thus demonstrated fully the benefits of receiving this award and application of advanced steel technology to future applications.

Allphones Arena (Sydney Superdome)
New South Wales
Homebush, Sydney, New South Wales

Allphones Arena is a wholly enclosed, fully air conditioned arena with seating for up to 20,000 people – the largest indoor multipurpose hall in the Southern Hemisphere.

Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre
New South Wales
Sydney, New South Wales

The Sydney Aquatic Centre in Sydney's Homebush Bay was one of the first Olympic Sporting facilities to be completed and was a chief ingredient in the success of Sydney's Bid to win the Olympic Games for Australia in the Year 2000.

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
Queensland
South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland

This distinctive sub-tropical building is defined by a shimmering series of parabolic hyperboloid roofs, conceived to reflect the dramatic backdrop of the Brisbane hills.

Allianz Stadium
New South Wales
Moore Park, Sydney, New South Wales

Australian National Maritime Museum
New South Wales
Sydney, New South Wales

The museum's vaulted forms evoke images of billowing sails and cascading waves tumbling towards the waters’ edge and were developed to accommodate varied museum exhibits ranging from the America's Cup yacht Australia II to model ships.

Rod Laver Arena (formerly National Tennis Centre)
Victoria
Flinders Park, Melbourne, Victoria

This major sporting facility was designed as part of Australia’s bicentennial celebrations and is one of only four “grand slam” tennis venues in the world.

Sydney Exhibition Centre
New South Wales
Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales

The Sydney Exhibition Centre was the first major exhibition centre to be built in Australia. It was one of three public buildings undertaken by the practice in the Darling Harbour Redevelopment, adjacent to Sydney's Central Business District.