A methodology Indigenous to renovation of Powerhouse Ultimo in Sydney

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Create NSW.
Competition.- 2022.
Venue / Localitation
500 Harris St, Ultimo NSW 2007, Sydney, NSW. Australia.

Ray Brown, Colin Odbert, Ruth Wilson... Architectus

Architectus is an award-winning Australian architecture and design studio specialising in arts and culture, community, commercial, education, interiors, residential, transport, urban design and planning. Their insightful and humancentric design approach is combined with a collaborative ethos to create unique places that are exemplars of elegance, function and sustainability. They operate as a single studio with creative teams based in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth and have designed and delivered some of Australia’s most complex and important cultural buildings.

Neil Durbach, Camilla Block, David Jaggers. Durbach Block Jaggers Architects

Durbach Block Jaggers Architects. Neil Durbach, Camilla Block and David Jaggers are the directors of Durbach Block Jaggers Architects, since twenty five years. With a  permanent team of twelve, DBJ has experience in projects that have complex client groups and needs.

We aim for an architecture that is both confident and courteous. Environmentally sustainable design principles permeate the logic of durable design in siting, landscaping, management of services and detail design. We believe that longevity is more likely in a building that is well loved.

Their work is recognised as both iconic and innovative through publications and awards. Most recently Durbach Block Jaggers were awarded the 2020 NSW Architecture Medallion, the Sir G. Stephenson Award for Commercial Architecture and the John Verge Award for Interior Architecture for the Phoenix Central Park Performance Space and Gallery with John Wardle Architects. DBJ have received the Robin Boyd Award three times for the best residential project in Australia, as well as State and National Architecture Awards across all building types, including public, education, commercial, residential, heritage and urban design.

Neil Durbach and Camilla Block are Adjunct Professors at the University of New South Wales and UTS Sydney respectively.  Neil, Camilla and David are Fellows of the Institute of Architects, recognition for their outstanding achievements and contribution to the architecture profession.



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