Read the article  Dear Santa… from Hames Sharley
08 Dec 2017

Dear Santa…

Christmas is just around the corner and we are all left scratching our heads wondering what presents to buy. Here’s a guide to a handful of options for the creatives in your life…

Read the article Geography Students learn from Subiaco Case Study from Hames Sharley
20 Nov 2017

Geography Students learn from Subiaco Case Study

By Jacinta Houzer

Hames Sharley’s collaborative initiative to educate Year 7 students about Transport Orientated Developments (TOD) and interconnected communities.

Read the article Surf Life Saving Clubs – The True Spirit of Australia from Hames Sharley
12 Nov 2017

Surf Life Saving Clubs – The True Spirit of Australia

By Michael Cooper

We investigate why Surf Life Saving Clubs are surely among the greatest architectural symbols of Australian society.

Read the article It’s a shore thing from Hames Sharley
21 Oct 2017

It’s a shore thing

By Michael Cooper

Approximately 85% of our population live within 50km of the ocean and our climate has facilitated a deeply embedded culture of life at the water’s edge. Therefore it is natural that our nation has become leaders in the field of waterfront urban design. But what are the factors that make a truly great waterfront? We present ten key considerations when for planning the perfect place at the water’s edge.

Read the article What’s New in Home Automation from Hames Sharley
14 Oct 2017

What’s New in Home Automation

By Vanessa McDaid

Home automation is getting a whole lot closer for the average family. Currently the domain of top end residential builds and the tech savvy, the Internet of Things (IoT) is coming soon to a neighbourhood near you…

Read the article The future is (virtually) here from Hames Sharley
26 Sep 2017

The future is (virtually) here

By Michael Cooper

Over the years futurists have predicted many innovations that have failed to come to fruition, from flying cars to hoverboards, but when you consider the cost implications and logistics of these inventions, it’s understandable that technology might fail to keep pace with our aspirations for the world of tomorrow. That said, one exciting and long-anticipated innovation is so close you can… well, you can almost touch it.

Read the article Save My Soul: Refurbishing a Heritage Listed Building from Hames Sharley
12 Sep 2017

Save My Soul: Refurbishing a Heritage Listed Building

By Vanessa McDaid with Melissa Hughes

Architectural character is created by the aesthetic components of the building, such as unity, composition, contract and scale.

But what gives it soul? And how do buildings retain their soul throughout decades of use and multiple refurbishments?

Read the article Who Gives a Crap? A Lot of Us, Apparently from Hames Sharley
08 Sep 2017

Who Gives a Crap? A Lot of Us, Apparently

By Vanessa McDaid

There is a motza to be made in the sustainability industry, according to the successes of some of Australia’s leading sustainability entrepreneurs.

Dana McCauley reports that two such winners are KeepCups and Who Gives a Crap.