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Studio NewsDesign: Hybrid Futures | Community Futures
Hyper-density urbanisation, climate change and the need to bring nature into the city are critical issues we are facing today, raising the urgent question: How can we make hyper-density more humane and liveable?Studio NewsShaping Futures in Australia’s Biggest Industry
dwp|suters believes in continual and productive engagement with our industry partners. In this spirit we are pleased that four of our people have been selected as Property Council Committee Members 2017 – 2019.Studio NewsKaleidoscope of Care
John Hunter Hospital’s new Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) draws inspiration from the Hospital’s kaleidoscope-themed logo. Expressed through continually shifting patterns and colours playing over the building skin and glazed elements, lively, colourful patterns transcend age, gender and culture. Curved forms deinstitutionalise the facility, while popout window seats create apertures to the outside world.Western Sydney University's new six star Green Star Science Building is reviewed here in The Quarter Magazine https://t.co/0ECEH5RPEaStudio News2016: It's a Wrap
At dwp|suters, we are in the business of shaping futures for sustainable communities through collaboration, innovation and design.Studio NewsPIF: Building Houses for Homeless Youth
‘Every night across Australia 44,000 young people are homeless.’
It’s a staggering statistic, and one that the Property Industry Foundation (PIF) is working hard to change through their annual National Hard Hat Campaign, now in its 20th year.Studio NewsSleeping Rough for Homelessness
On Thursday 24 November, members from our Sydney Studio spent a night sleeping rough for the Property Industry Foundations (PIF) Street Sleep initiative, held in St Leonards Park in Sydney’s north.
- Studio NewsCarnes Hill Precinct Shaping Community
We’re delighted to share the latest images of the Carnes Hill Community and Recreation Precinct. It’s been a mere seven weeks since the $35 million precinct’s grand opening but it’s already receiving rave reviews from the community and council alike.Studio NewsOutdoor Space in Mental Health Design
On a constrained site in a location that was once gritty light industrial, but now gentrified, dwp|suters has redesigned a mental health facility that increases bed numbers by 25%, offers enhanced respite areas for patients, staff and visitors, and saves the client $2.2 million.Studio News18 Honeysuckle Drive Nearing Completion
October 2016: Construction on Doma Group’s new mixed use development 18 Honeysuckle Drive is progressing well with both the residential and commercial towers being topped out in August and construction of the curtain wall and external brickwork to be completed soon.Studio NewsGCPH: The Jewel in Healthscope's Crown
Opening in March 2016, Healthscope’s $230 million Gold Coast Private Hospital (GCPH) is one of Australia’s largest private hospitals boasting 284 beds and 13 operating theatres.2016: It’s a Wrap. As we reach the close of this extraordinary year, dwp|suters wishes you peace, joy & prosperity.… https://t.co/rf2YkTHG6GStudio NewsModular Billabong Concept Wins Living Building Challenge
dwp|suters’ billabong concept ‘The Difference is Living’ won the coveted first prize in the Brickworks Living Building Challenge 2016, at an awards ceremony held on 16 June at Melbourne University’s School of Design.Studio NewsWAIS Winning Architecture Prepares for Rio 2016
The Western Australian Institute of Sport (WAIS) High Performance Service Centre received a Public Architecture Award at the AIA Awards (WA Chapter) in a ceremony held in early July 2016.Studio NewsAIA Awards Wins 2016
Continuing the winning theme, we were delighted the Charles Darwin Centre in Darwin earned a Commercial Architecture Award at the AIA Awards (NT Chapter) in early July 2016.Studio NewsShaping Workplaces of the Future
Is interruption the enemy of deep creative thinking? Are you unlikely to have your best ideas at work? dwp|suters’ CEO Leone Lorrimer posed these questions at the Chief Executive Women’s (CEW) discussion on workplaces held on 18 July 2016.Studio Newsdwp|suters Supporting Homeless Youth Through PIF
dwp|suters is in the business of shaping futures for innovative and sustainable communities. Sustainability in communities means every individual is included and has an opportunity to fulfil their personal potential. With this in mind dwp|suters has decided to become a Property Industry Foundation (PIF) Corporate Donor.
- Studio NewsThe Future of BIM
dwp|suters’ National BIM Manager Mark Abrahams and our National Sustainability Leader Rory Martin recently presented at the Australian 2016 Revit Technology Conference (RTC) held in New South Wales’ Hunter Valley in May.Studio Newsdwp|suters Commended at QLD AIA Awards
On Friday 27 May 2016 dwp|suters was honoured in the AIA Queensland awards with a Commendation in the Interior Architecture category for Queensland University of Technology’s Q Block Redevelopment; a multidisciplinary ‘Superlab’ combining world class lab technology and dynamic teaching spaces.Community is at the heart of everything we do. With this in mind our 2016 Christmas message supports PIF Wrap Night… https://t.co/NVzq2PaSczStudio Newsdwp|suters Increases Key Portfolio Capabilities
dwp|suters is expanding its education and seniors living expertise with the appointment of four new team members in our Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne studios.
- Studio NewsThe Secret to Ed Clode's Success
‘Ed Clode has a reputation for tenacity and an uncompromising pursuit for quality architecture. He has contributed to the integrity of the public and private life of our city and beyond.’Studio NewsSustainability in Health for Echuca
October 2015: The Echuca Regional Health (ERH) Hospital redevelopment is now complete.Studio NewsDarwin's New Waterfront Pearl
September 2015: Paspaley’s new Darwin headquarters, the highly anticipated 20 storey Charles Darwin Centre, is open for business.Catch up on the progress at Healthscope’s Brisbane Private Hospital. Big exciting changes are underway at BPH: https://t.co/iiu47MpPzyStudio Newsdwp|suters at Sydney Indesign WorkLife
Has ABW succeeded in addressing the needs of modern companies and workers? To what extent should employers manipulate employees’ activity habits to encourage better health?Studio NewsThe Future of Hotel Living at Design Inn
dwp’s Hospitality Portfolio Director, Carol Finnie, will present future design trends at Sydney’s 4th Annual Design Inn Symposium on 28 October 2015.Studio NewsWorld's Best Projects at PCA
dwp|suters’ CEO Leone Lorrimer will travel to the Gold Coast to moderate the ‘World’s Best Projects’ panel discussion at the Property Congress on 18-20 October 2015.
- CommunityCreating Liveable Cities
The ‘8th Making Cities Liveable conference’, held in Melbourne on 6 and 7 July 2015, brought together academics and experts to discuss ways of improving the quality of life in our capitals and major regional cities.Studio NewsDesign Innovation Fostering Future Champions
The new Western Australian Institute of Sport High Performance Centre building is designed to support the organisation in achieving its vision: ‘To Produce Champions’.Studio Newsdwp|suters welcomes Georgie Kearney
dwp|suters is expanding its design capability with the appointment of architect Georgie Kearney, based in our Melbourne studio.Breaking ground on this major ANU development with our JV partner ClarkeKeller & Contractor Hindmarsh Construction. https://t.co/iiu47M8eaYAwardsAward Win for Revit Integration Category
dwp|suters was awarded the Integration Category Award at the 2015 Revit Technology Conference held on the Gold Coast in May.Studio NewsCareers Taking Shape
At dwp|suters we’re keen to recognise talent and give our people the opportunity to grow their careers and broaden the scope of their experience and responsibilities.AwardsAward Win for Commercial Design
The Riverside Park Office Tower recently won the Commercial Category of the Australian Institute of Architects Newcastle Chapter Awards. Joel Chamberlain, dwp|suters Senior Associate, outlines our approach for achieving a successful Design and Construct (D&C) delivery and an AIA Design Award.Studio NewsNew and Emerging Learning Environments
In March expert practitioners and knowledge leaders came together to discuss ‘New and Emerging Learning Environments’ as part of the City of Melbourne’s, Melbourne Conversations series.Studio NewsHilary Spiers Joins dwp|suters’ Board of Directors
Hilary Spiers, dwp|suters Principal, has recently been appointed to the practice’s Board of Directors. The Board welcomes Hilary’s business acumen and leadership. Her strong managerial skills and architectural skills will be vital to the practice’s success.
- Studio NewsWestern Australian Institute of Sport Goes for Gold
West Australia’s newest world class sport facility, the Western Australian Institute of Sport High Performance Centre (WAIS) in Mount Claremont is set to open this April.Studio NewsNSW Architecture Awards Jury
The NSW Architecture Awards committee announced the jurors of the 2015 awards, with dwp|suters CEO, Leone Lorrimer appointed as chair of the Commercial and Interior Architecture Jury.Studio NewsNew Senior Associates & Associates Appointed
dwp|suters’ Newcastle studio has promoted five team members to strategically shape our next generation of leaders. Managing Principal David Rose said the appointments strengthen dwp|suters’ existing team and enable our practice to provide clients with an unprecedented combination of professional knowledge and innovative design solutions.A great night at UNSW Master of Architecture Graduand Exhibition. @dwpsuters is proud to be a sponsor. More here: https://t.co/fCUNJUVxx4Studio NewsSport + Leisure Trends
Mike McGrath, dwpsuters Sport + Leisure Leader reports on his recent tour of health clubs and leisure facilities in Austria and Italy where he experienced firsthand the leisure trends towards higher levels of amenity and a greater emphasis on patron experience.Studio NewsSurf Coast Awarded for Educational Facility Excellence
Surf Coast Secondary College received a commendation award at the CEFPI Victorian Chapter Educational Facilities Awards held on Friday 21 November at the University of Melbourne’s new academic building, the Melbourne School of Design.
- Studio NewsReimagining the Sydney Skyline
The latest figures released by the Department of Planning and Environment show a further two million people will be added to the New South Wales population by 2031. In the next 50 years Sydney will need to plan for a doubling of the number of homes in a mixture of apartments and houses. All Australia’s capital cities face similar challenges.Studio NewsAt Your Service
What patients expect from their healthcare experience has changed over the past ten years. No longer will a clinical, white, unconnected monolith style hospital do. The trend towards hospitality design in health environments results from patients’ expectation of a higher level of comfort akin to a luxurious five star hotel.Studio NewsHealthscope Hospitals in Gold Coast & Canberra Under Construction
Healthscope’s return to public ownership in a $3.6 billion float coincides with significant milestones in two dwp|suters designed Healthscope hospital projects. During the IPO campaign Healthscope confirmed its focus on the expansion of its ‘tier-one’ hospitals.The roof is on at the new $150 million Palmerston Hospital and work starts on the internal fitout in the New Year. https://t.co/6iiKGiz5E8Studio NewsAdding Value with BIM
The adoption of Building Information Modelling (BIM) is increasing across the Architecture, Engineering and Construction Sector which has allowed us to collaborate more frequently with design consultants. Each of these experiences has allowed us to refine our workflows and be confident in our BIM delivery process.Studio Newsdwp|suters recieves BIM Presentation Award
dwp|suters was awarded runner up in the Presentation Category at the 2014 Australasian Revit Technology Conference held in Melbourne recently.Studio NewsHow Space Drives Connectedness and Innovation
Workplaces are either barriers or catalysts for collaboration and forming networks. By looking at the physical space between people and the location and composition of teams, organistations can create competitive advantage through innovation and speed to market.
- Studio NewsBrian Suters' Legacy
'For anyone who becomes an architect, it's about remaining committed and not losing the passion. You've got to have a passion for architecture. It's a wonderful and rewarding profession.'The Junction Public School Newcastle has new adaptable learning spaces to maximise flexibility. Read more https://t.co/fCUNJUVxx4Studio NewsBarbara Meister Joins dwp|suters Board
dwp|suters welcomes Barbara Meister, a corporate leader and visionary with over 15 years senior executive experience nationally and internationally, to the Board of Directors.Studio News2014 NSW Architecture Awards
The NSW Architecture Awards committee announces the jurors of the 2014 awards and appoints dwp|suters Steve Pearse as chair of the Commercial and Interiors Jury.
Steve Pearse leads dwp|suters workplace projects nationally. His work in commercial and workplace design has resulted in many design competitions wins and awards.
13 named awards and seven prizes will be awarded at the 2014 NSW Architecture Awards on Thursday 26 June 2014.AwardsCEFPI Award Win
Bentleigh Secondary College Meditation and Indigenous Cultural Centre wins CEFPI Innovative Education Initiative and Design Solution Award.
- Studio Newsdwp|suters wins BIM Integration Award
dwp|suters took out first prize in the Integration Category at the 2013 Australasian Revit Technology Conference held in Auckland recently.Studio NewsOur Melbourne Studio is moving up
From November 2013 you'll find dwp|suters Melbourne studio on level 7.Congratulations to YMCA South Australia on being appointed to manage the Fleurieu Aquatic Centre, opening March 2017 https://t.co/fCUNJUVxx4Studio NewsTAASA Review
Leone Lorrimer's article, 'Museums in the Gulf States - External Image or Internal Identity?', was recently published in the journal of the The Asian Art Society of Australia (TAASA Review).Studio NewsTransforming the Workplace Environment
At the recent Transforming the Workplace Environment conference held in Melbourne dwp|suters CEO, Leone Lorrimer presented research that shows how leading edge companies are responding to global competition through transforming their business processes and workplace.Studio NewsBentleigh Secondary College wins Sustainable Cities Award
After being named the Most Sustainable School at the International Green Awards in 2012, the accolades just keep coming for Bentleigh Secondary College.CommunitySpace for learning
A major redevelopment of The Sydney University’s iconic Fisher Library propels the facility into the 21st century as an IT enhanced learning and world-class research facility, writes Paul McGillick.
- CommunityMore Food, Less Carbon
Prime Minister Julia Gillard launched dwp|suters recently completed project the new $20 million University of Sydney Centre for Carbon, Water and Food.CommunityEchuca ArchiChannel
dwp|suters has been commissioned by the Department of Health as the Principal Consultant for the $65 million redevelopment of Echuca Regional Health (ERH) hospital.CommunityThe worlds most sustainable educational institution: the next step
Bentleigh Secondary College was recently named the world's most sustainable educational institution.RT @dwp_design: dwp designed the interior of Sime Darby Medical Centre, focusing on making a home-away-from-home atmosphere for patients &…CommunityGold Coast Private Hospital meets future bed demands
'We are not surprised that so many high calibre doctors are attracted to the world class service offering at Gold Coast Private Hospital, and the increase in bed numbers will help meet future demand from the local population,' said dwp|suters Health Sector Leader Ken Dyer.Studio NewsProviding temporary public open space...one parking spot at a time
dwp|suters Sydney Studio partnered with Arcadia Landscape Architects, Altis Architecture and Crawford Architects to contribute creatively to Sydney PARK(ing) Day 2013.