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GHDWoodhead reimagines retirement living

Posted July 5, 2016 at 3:17 pm

Integrated design practice GHDWoodhead is taking retirement and aged care design into a new direction with two recent projects recognised as finalists for the prestigious Property Council of Australia Innovation & Excellence Awards. Working for Australian Unity Retirement Services, GHDWoodhead designed both developments to offer a home-like environment to residents, with minimal institutional feel. Craig Muir, GHDWoodhead’s Retirement and Aged …

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Flight simulator reaches new heights of architecture excellence

Posted May 31, 2016 at 4:39 pm

GHDWoodhead has been recognised for architecture excellence for its work on a new Simulator Training Centre at Royal New Zealand Air Force Base Ohakea. The project took out an award in the commercial architecture category at the Western Architecture Awards, organised by the New Zealand Institute of Architects. The Simulator Training Centre provides a vital learning environment as part of …

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GHD Woodhead cultivates excellence in landscape architecture

Posted May 20, 2016 at 9:53 am

Our integrated practice, GHD Woodhead, is fostering excellence in landscape architecture through its sponsorship of Deakin University’s Landscape Architecture Award. Mark van den Enden, Managing Principal in Melbourne and Greg Cater, Principal Landscape Architect, presented the award to Jen Dearnaley for her project on the ethnobotany of the Woiwurrung Tribe in Victoria. The project examined traditional Indigenous knowledge and cultural …

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New rankings validate GHD Woodhead’s integrated design focus

Posted April 19, 2016 at 11:44 am

Integrated design company GHD Woodhead has been recognised among the leading practices shaping Western Australian cities and landscapes. In a listing of the state’s top companies published by WA Business News, GHD Woodhead has been ranked: #6 in landscape architecture #8 in interior design #9 in architecture #15 in town planning Ricardo Kiperman, GHD Woodhead Managing Principal in WA, says, …

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GHD Woodhead boosts design capability in Perth

Posted January 20, 2016 at 11:36 am

GHD Woodhead welcomes Mark Popplewell as Design Director, based in Perth. Mark has almost 30 years’ experience in architecture. Based in Perth since 1997, Mark has designed and led a variety of projects across Western Australia for private and public sector clients. His recently completed projects include North One in Subiaco, winner of the 2015 UDIA Award for Medium Density …

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GHD Woodhead steps up in global rankings

Posted December 23, 2015 at 12:27 pm

GHD Woodhead has been named one of the world’s largest architecture practices, ranking as #90 on the highly regarded World Architecture 100 listing. This is the first time that GHD Woodhead appears on the list,  published annually by UK-based magazine Building Design. Architecture practices are ranked by number of employed registered architects. GHD Woodhead is one of only five Australian-based …

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Showcasing responsive design projects

Posted December 7, 2015 at 5:47 pm

Integrated design practice GHD Woodhead continues shape cities with building design that is intelligent, responsive, technically elegant and efficient. The Bubup Nairm Children’s Centre in Melbourne combines childcare, health and parenting facilities in a safe and comfortable haven for learning. In response to the growing needs of the children and families in the surrounding community, the design features multi-use rooms …

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Clarence Reardon Centre is a leader in environmentally responsive architecture

Posted October 13, 2015 at 11:41 am

Leading multi-disciplinary design firm GHD Woodhead has recently completed a new carbon-neutral function centre and administrative headquarters for a major metropolitan cemeteries trust in Melbourne, Australia. Situated in the heart of Springvale Botanical Cemetery, the Clarence Reardon Centre was designed to sit in harmony with its lush botanical context. Click here to read a profile of the project in ArchDaily. …

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Foyer Oxford project wins building design award

Posted July 8, 2015 at 3:31 pm

GHD Woodhead in association with Chindarsi Architects received a Building Design and Conservation Award from the City of Vincent in Western Australia. The companies were recognised for their work on the Foyer Oxford in Leederville, which has been designed with long-term environmental and economic sustainability in mind, including features to reduce ongoing costs and maintenance. Based on similar Foyers overseas, …

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GHD Woodhead leader says architecture firms must broaden their offerings

Posted May 4, 2015 at 5:22 pm

Integrated architecture and engineering companies are here to stay. Michael Hegarty, Managing Principal of GHD Woodhead’s Adelaide studio, says traditional architecture business models are facing competition from integrated multidisciplinary design practices that are better able to respond to client needs. “The GHD Woodhead national network of design-led studios and the range of skills and disciplines that we offer mean that …

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Building Information Modelling is more than a design tool

Posted April 27, 2015 at 12:49 pm

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is more than a design tool. Andrew Bagnall, from GHD Woodhead, says the greatest benefits will come from sharing data throughout construction and maintenance. “What’s missing is a more well-defined procurement process, where clients are educated up front and want to use BIM, not just for architecture and design, but the concept, master plan, design and …

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GHD enhances market presence in property and buildings sector

Posted February 12, 2015 at 11:41 am

One of the world’s leading engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services companies, GHD, has announced the appointment of Sheldon Krahe as Australian Market Leader – Property and Buildings. In this role, Sheldon will lead business development and grow GHD’s integrated design service offerings for clients. Sheldon comments, “I am excited to be part of the GHD team, which is known …

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Development to set new benchmark for Adelaide, South Australia

Posted September 5, 2014 at 10:56 am

GHD Woodhead has been engaged to provide architecture and interior design services for the 203 North Terrace mixed use development in Adelaide, South Australia. The project has received development approval after a rigorous process of design review with the City Design Review Panel, Government Architect and Heritage SA. The 17 storey elegant, textured and contemporary tower will be constructed within …

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Woodhead team joins GHD

Posted April 1, 2014 at 9:54 am

One of the world’s leading engineering, architecture and environmental consulting companies, GHD, has announced that a team from Woodhead is becoming part of GHD. Paul Morris, GHD’s Global Market Leader – Property & Buildings, says, “This follows over a decade of close collaboration between GHD and Woodhead, built on the common values of teamwork, respect and integrity. It strengthens our …

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Australian Future Fibres Research and Innovation Centre (AFFRIC), Deakin University, Waurn Ponds

Posted June 20, 2011 at 9:43 am

Woodhead is currently working to deliver the AFFRIC project; this project involves the design and development of two buildings on land that is owned and controlled by Deakin University and subject to the Waurn Ponds Campus master plan. The project site is located east of the main Waurn Ponds campus, approximately one kilometre from residential development. Briefing, schematic design and …