The way we design
While no two projects are ever the same, whatever their context, to answer the specifics of a brief, our design teams begin with one core tenet – people.
Our design process begins by understanding the ever-changing, diverse needs of those who will use the spaces.
Once we have an in-depth understanding of the local community, we can begin to imagine and design.
Site and program
Research and discovery, immersing ourselves in the needs, wants, potential and limitations.
What a site means to people, yesterday, today and tomorrow.
The big idea
A central concept that draws on site-specific influences such as the environment, orientation, context, culture, history, future and how they affect the purpose of a development.
Inspiration and efficiency
How we can best bring an idea to life, making the most of the site to create beauty and connection between people and place.
Our design process is a rigorous and inspirational vehicle to achieve the best outcomes for the client and users. It is a co-design dialogue leading to ideas, research, and communication clarity.
A concise theme which centres the creative process and sets the tone and texture of design decisions.
A collective of exploratory themes that permeate the design conversations and filter through to resolution.
The design dialogue begins with a study of critical parameters, opportunities and constraints.
A skillful representation of complex relationships to evocatively communicate the design intentions.
Imagination leads to expression, simple or complex. As light hits shape, breath leads to life.
The unique narrative of a project can be explored and retold through layering ideas, analysis, diagram and image.
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