Brisbane-based architect Ann-Maree Ruffles is Hames Sharley’s new Studio Leader in Queensland. With a plethora of design experience across residential, health and master planning projects, Ann-Maree brings more than 25 years’ experience to her new role.
Hames Sharley was the recipient of two commendations for design innovation and creativity at the recent awards for the Design Institute of Australia’s WA Chapter.
Dubai Design Week 2019, the Global Grad Show brought together the world’s top Graduates to showcase a diverse range of innovative design projects between 12-16th November. Hames Sharley’s WA Studio Project Assistant Georgina Spooner attended the event and presented her Honours thesis project in the ‘Planet’ category of the exhibition.
AMP Capital have announced the opening of the first section of the new-look Fashion Loop at Western Australia’s Karrinyup Shopping Centre, with the first stores opening on Thursday, 21st November.
Hames Sharley’s Principal of Planning and Urban Design, Nicholas Temov, has been named Planner of the Year 2019 by the Western Australian chapter of the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA).
Members of the public will have the opportunity to tour a number of Hames Sharley-designed buildings this month as Open House returns to Perth for a weekend of architectural tours, talks and events.
The Urban Development Institute of Australia’s South Australian chapter held their annual awards luncheon on Friday 25th October and a Hames Sharley designed (with DKO Architecture) project was among the recipients. The Glenside development took out awards in three categories: Best Master Planned Development, Best Residential Development and Urban Renewal.
We investigate why Surf Life Saving Clubs are surely among the greatest architectural symbols of Australian society.
Charles Darwin University (CDU) is planning for the future use of its campuses in Greater Darwin. As part of an extensive master planning exercise, the university is exploring how their proposed and existing assets can best meet the education, training, research and community needs of the Northern Territory, now and into the future.
Hames Sharley is delighted to announce that our WA Studio Project Assistant Georgina Spooner has been selected to showcase her Honours thesis project at the Global Grad Show in Dubai between 12-16th November.
World Architecture Day is a celebration of both great architecture and the people who produce it. The brainchild of the Union International des Architects (UIA), its aim is to bring together architects, designers, planners and more to share their experiences and viewpoints.
If we can trace the idea of a shopping centre as far back as the Roman Empire then it’s safe to imagine shopping centres will continue to exist in 2100. But what they might look like, that’s another question entirely.
On Friday 20th September, Hames Sharley’s Western Australian Studio graciously hosted the student awards presentation for the Black Box Studio and Long Pilah International Design Competitions, in association with Curtin University.
The Master Builders’ Association of South Australia held its annual Excellence in Construction Awards event on Friday 16th August and two Hames Sharley projects were recognised.
Three members of Hames Sharley’s national team have been given new senior positions within the practice.
While conditions in refugee camps are often insufferable, is it time to start thinking outside these boxes? Hames Sharley Project Assistant and Member of the National Sustainability Forum (NSF) Georgina Spooner looks at how architects and designers can help the displaced to feel like they belong in our communities.
It’s no big secret that one of the greatest problems facing the world in the 21st century is stemming the decline in the environment. Everyone can – and indeed should – do their part to ensure that future generations need not contend with climate change and a collapsing ecosystem.
Those in the industry have heard the same ‘hottest retail trends’ for a few years now; it’s all about experiences, niche offerings, personalisation, omni-channel, social media integration and the introduction of new technologies like virtual and augmented reality. But the truth is, these supposedly hot trends are dangerously close to becoming outdated.
A visual essay of Scarborough Beach Services & Surf Club in Western Australia.
With this week marking the twentieth anniversary of Harmony Day in Australia, we turned our thoughts towards the part cultural diversity plays in the design industry: why inclusivity is not just desirable in the workplace but essential, bringing a whole host of advantages that are lost in a less multicultural environment.
Curtin University’s iconic Library will undergo a $60 million refurbishment including a large atrium and auditorium-style study stairs as part of plans to modernise the building in time for its 50th anniversary.
Industry bodies play a bigger part in our every day lives than many people realise. As well as unifying and supporting their members, industry bodies work hard to champion the rights of those not only within the industry, but also strive to make positive changes which benefit the wider community.
We all know architecture and design means more than coming up with mould-breaking office spaces and eye-catching structures. But have you thought about how the skill set required for those occupations can have farther-reaching effects on the community, both local and global?
Hames Sharley’s plans for a major district sporting complex in Western Australia have been released to the public.
Cultural diversity is a critical consideration in the design sector. As our industry looks inward in an attempt to close the diversity gap, we recognise a number of advantages that a more multicultural workforce provides in enabling communities to flourish.
Hames Sharley would like to congratulate Broadway Sydney and developers Mirvac and Perron Investments for topping the SCN list for turnover per square metre for the sixth consecutive year.