The Ian Potter Southbank Centre was designed as a purpose-built home for the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (MCM), a University of Melbourne (UoM) faculty. Among its established neighbors, MCM’s new home required a clear public identity, addressing its dual function as a public performance venue and a university teaching space. The project sought to announce a new home for Australia’s oldest and most prestigious music institution – a bold and contemporary identity for a landmark new addition to the Melbourne Arts Precinct.
The reimagined Scarborough Beach development invigorates a popular gathering space for locals and tourists that hosts an amphitheater, swimming pool, surf club, skate park, children's playground and transport hub. The redevelopment created the opportunity for a new user-led wayfinding solution, reshaping Scarborough’s traffic flow by encouraging cars to divert away from its traditional access point, Scarborough Beach Road. Pedestrians, rather than vehicles, are prompted to use this thoroughfare and interact with the space.
In one of the most daring and avant-garde moves in the hotel industry to date, the $40 million Jackalope Hotel was launched in April 2017 in the heart of Australia’s Mornington Peninsula wine region. On an 11-hectare site spanning the Willow Creek vineyard, Jackalope consists of: forty-six guest rooms and suites; destination dining restaurant Doot Doot Doot; meeting and event spaces Jenka and Jackyak; and the surreal and eclectic Flaggerdoot, the hotel’s signature wine and cocktail bar.
As the largest industrial property group listed on the ASX with 188 properties nationally and operations in 33 cities stretching across 16 countries, Goodman turned to Urbanite, a division of Frost*collective to design an environmental communication solution to build awareness of its thirteen-billion-AUS-dollar business.
Christchurch suffered a series of earthquakes in 2010 and 2011, causing loss of life and widespread damage to the city. The University of Canterbury’s campus was acutely affected, triggering remediation works to many buildings and a new building program. This meant that many students would complete their whole time at the University while much of the campus was a building site. The University wanted to keep the changing environment looking vibrant and welcoming for students, staff and visitors to the large and complex campus.
ANZ bank, renowned for its strong work culture, has a new head office in Melbourne— home to more than 6,500 staff and now the largest single-tenanted commercial office building in Australia.
Inspired by the riverside setting and the maritime character intrinsic to Docklands, the fluid forms and powerful internal spaces contribute to a commanding presence. The design evolved around the concept of an urban campus, focused on a central common, with a hierarchy of shared spaces, an openness fostering interaction, and a rich variety of settings providing scale and complexity.