Knowledge

Plunder our brains and the brains of global experts in our Knowledge section. Find out the latest news, trends and ideas across every area of design thinking and practice including interiors, buildings, precincts and cities.


Read the article Bigger Adelaide, Better Lifestyles from Hames Sharley City Vision
12 Dec 2017

Bigger Adelaide, Better Lifestyles

By Andrew Russell

Hames Sharley has been a proud contributor to Deloitte’s recent ‘Make it a plan Adelaide’ report released last week. We share their view that a key strategy in transforming and growing South Australia’s economy is to grow its population.

Read the article Drones to take on choppers? from Hames Sharley City Vision
10 Dec 2017

Drones to take on choppers?

By Michael Cooper

Each year, 15 billion trees are chopped down. The rate at which they are felled currently makes it difficult to keep up with replenishing them. Fortunately, drones are now available to help…

Read the article  Dear Santa… from Hames Sharley Work, Learn, Heal
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 The shape of Things to come from Hames Sharley Architexture
07 Dec 2017

The shape of Things to come

By Jacinta Houzer with Michael Cooper

By connecting devices to the internet – and to each other – The Internet of Things has the potential to revolutionise the way we live and do business. And the architecture industry is no exception.

Read the article Arty Facts from Hames Sharley Place Creation
05 Dec 2017

Arty Facts

By Michael Cooper

No matter the size of the project, over the past twelve months we have applied the same set of guidelines in our approach to designing buildings and spaces in the public & culture sector. Here we present our 12 key considerations when designing for museums and galleries.

Read the article Disrupting the retail hierarchy – It’s always been about the people… from Hames Sharley New Marketplace
26 Nov 2017

Disrupting the retail hierarchy – It’s always been about the people…

By Rachel Seal

During the mid 20th century Australian shopping centres were developed within a retail hierarchy that was based on modern suburban family life. Today people live in apartments in the city and inner urban areas and seek their daily needs and convenience goods and services in the city.

Read the article Geography Students learn from Subiaco Case Study from Hames Sharley Work, Learn, Heal
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 Trade Runner from Hames Sharley Architexture
14 Nov 2017

Trade Runner

By Pete Kempshall

For some people it’s a dream, for others a nightmare – the vision of a future in which you won’t have to work because a robot will exist that can do the job for you…