Work on an $80m emergency services HQ is on track to be finished by the next bushfire season, the SA Government says.
As creative partners, we are constantly challenged to reimagine place and to carefully craft communities that will be sustainable and ultimately stand the test of time. It is what we love to do and why we tirelessly challenge within our own design processes. The holy grail of placemaking!
On January 26, the Sydney Morning Herald headline read ’Hopes for Myer turnaround after David Jones posts sales recovery’. The article stated the fund managers and analysts are tipping our department stores’ fortunes to rebound after David Jones reported a huge recovery in sales during December.
In her book, Invisible Women, Caroline Criado Perez cites numerous examples of how women have been forgotten in a world designed by men, for men. From speech recognition software not trained to detect female voices to office air-con which is generally around five degrees too cold for women because it’s designed for male bodies; there are countless examples which demonstrate the ways in which women have been simply forgotten when it comes to designing the world they also live in.
For parents, getting out and about with little kids can be a challenging experience. From feeding ever-hungry newborns to dealing with toddler meltdowns and the sudden need for nappy changes - or head-to-toe outfit changes! - the parents’ room is a welcome respite for any parent in need of a break.
It is with great pleasure to announce Adventist Care have engaged Hames Sharley to design their new Aged Care, Assisted Living and Retirement living building as part of stage 2 of Rossmoyne Waters.
A major international planning, design and architecture firm is moving its 80-strong workforce into a high-profile derelict site in Perth’s Hay Street Mall in a vote of confidence for the lacklustre precinct.
Hailed as one of the most environmentally friendly building materials, timber is versatile, strong, renewable, and beautiful. However, wood is often associated with deforestation, and the frequency of forest fires have increased in recent years. And so, we ask Yaara Plaves: is building with timber really sustainable?
The overcrowding of Emergency Departments (EDs) has been a serious issue facing many Australian hospitals for at least the last decade. It’s a complex issue resulting from multiple issues; from inadequate funding, to doctor shortages, and a scarcity of beds.
After ranking 95th in last years Building Design’s annual survey, Hames Sharley is now the 94th leading architectural practice in the world.
Hames Sharley welcomes Emil Jonescu as the new Principal of Research & Development, following the announcement of Khoa Do as the Adjunct Principal of Research, Education and Practice in December 2020.
Alongside Essence Claremont, nominated for the High-Density Development award at the upcoming UDIA Awards for Excellence in February, Rebecca Spencer and Naden Scarfone from Hames Sharley’s Urban Development team have been shortlisted for their respective individual award categories.
We are delighted to announce Andrew Mailler as the new Principal of Finance for the national practice.
With the exciting move to the Perth CBD nearing closer for Hames Sharley, lead designer Jessika Hames gives insight into the key moves and design principles of the redevelopment and how this concept will help revitalise the future of Perth City.
Hames Sharley is proud to have seven employees across its National studios selected for several Property Council of Australia (PCA) committees in 2021.
With population movement and tourism affected by the global pandemic, growth in the architecture and building sectors has slowed to match. Is now the time for architects to steer towards a more sustainable approach to the built environment?
Khoa Do of Curtin University partners with multi-disciplinary practice, Hames Sharley - bridging the gap between academia and the private sector.
Sets industry benchmark with 18 weeks’ paid leave, 12 months’ superannuation and ongoing professional development and training
Graduate of Architecture, Madeleine Steele, who is based in our Adelaide Studio has been awarded The Emerging Leader Award with NAWIC SA for 2020.
Often referred to as the “missing middle”, well-designed medium-density housing is undersupplied in the suburbs of Australia’s capital cities. With the recent announcement by the Western Australian Government on the draft Design WA Medium Density policy, it is timely Hames Sharley reflects on one such endeavour which certainly exceeds all future expectations…
Recently, we sat down with Grace Stokes and Simone Farrall of Hames Sharley to discuss the revamped parental leave package and how these industry-leading changes will directly impact the new addition to their families and their careers. Here’s what they had to say.
National design firm Hames Sharley cements future growth and vision in an opportunistic move to Perth CBD.
For R U OK? Day in 2020, the Hames Sharley team continued its meaningful conversations and empowered each other to connect across the six studios nationally.
The lines between work and play are blurred as newer developments boast a diverse mix of residential, retail, commercial and entertainment spaces all in the one area. This new style of mixed-use design is increasingly being embraced for new developments across Australia, in the city centres and suburbs alike.
The draft Master Plan, developed by Hames Sharley in conjunction with the project team, has just been released for public feedback.