We design spaces that go beyond brief and function, we make a positive contribution to the community by creating innovative, sustainable, and site-responsive places for living, work, learning and leisure.Learn more
To meet international climate obligations, Australia is looking to increase the share of renewable energy in the grid to more than 80% by 2030. Considering April 2023’s Clean Energy Australia report assessed the current share as 36% – then energy from. The same decline is not so likely for embodied emissions if we keep following the business-as-usual pathway.Read more
ck architecture recently commenced our reconciliation journey, through the establishment of our Reflect RAP, through this process we are exploring what ‘Designing with Country’ means, it’s processes and opportunities. We do recognise that the foundation is to authentically ‘connect to Country’ – through listening, observing, and participating.Read More
Airtightness is an important part of building performance.
Air leakage in a building not only causes draughts on a windy day, but it can also cause issues associated with air exchanging between cavities within a wall and the interior. Depending on the moisture and temperature differences across a wall assembly, this exchange has the potential for creating moist conditions within the envelope. This can cause deterioration of the envelope and reduce air quality.Read more
Clients often ask, what can you do for the environment during a development beyond just installing LED lighting or commissioning a green wall at the entry foyer. While the environmentally sustainable architectural design is characterised by site-specific responses, here are 5 medium to low hanging fruit for integrating environmentally sustainable design (ESD) into most commercial or institutional buildings.Read more
Evidence-based research has uncovered the importance for educational institutions to move towards the development of student-centred pedagogies where the technology-enabled, co-creation of knowledge is at the core of teaching and learning.Read more
Whether designing a local government sporting hub, a retirement living complex or a multi-unit residential building, our processes are focused on the development of sustainable communities.Read more