Yearly Archives: 2019

Diane Jones guest speaker at the 5th Annual Procur...

Diane Jones, PTW Architects Executive Director and UNSW Adjunct Professor is a guest speaker at the 5th Annual Procurement and Supply Australasia (PASA) Conference held at Randwick Racecourse Ballroom. Diane’s presentation The Importance of Design Beyond Style draws upon theoretical frameworks, evidence-based research, recent projects and case studies to emphasis how informed and creative design… Read more »

Kerry Fyfe joins PTW

We are delighted to welcome Kerry Fyfe to the leadership team at PTW Architects. With over 20 years’ experience in leading architectural +interiors practices and 8 years as a sole practitioner, Kerry is a highly experienced and accomplished professional with expertise in design, construction and management of projects. Her portfolio of work includes numerous awards… Read more »

The Facing Equality portrait project

Inequality, Living with 21st Century Technology and Rapid Urbanisation are current topics of the UNSW Grand Challenges Program. The Facing Equality portrait project is designed to challenge our notions of equality by combining photographic portraits with personal reflections from alumni and members of the UNSW community. PTW Architects is delighted that Executive Director and Adjunct… Read more »

Level Eleven talk

Visiting Sydney from Japan, Kazuyoshi Kimura President of Shelter, the renowned structural timber joinery company shared his insights on the firm’s business commitment to ‘Creation, Innovation and Challenge’ guided by the principle “Always seek the right answer”. This approach is exemplified in their creative CoolWood and KES Systems of structural and construction joint techniques for… Read more »

Forum Talks at PTW Architects

UNSW Associate Professor Matthias (Hank) Haeusler shared his reflection on upcoming issues and challenges of artificial intelligence and machine learning in architecture and urban design in his recent Forum presentation, A+U = AI. He discussed the potential of ‘Centaur Pod’ the world’s largest soft robotics kinetic structure and ‘Giraffe’ a two-sided network platform for the… Read more »

2019 International Women’s Day breakfast

#balanceforbetter was the topic of conversation for our celebratory International Women’s Day morning tea at PTW Architects. These conversations will form the foundation for the firms ongoing project team workshops in response to the theme: Modify Culture of Always Available This topic is one of the actions that the Architects Champions of Change seek to… Read more »

Using Contemporary Design to redefine High Rise Li...

Simon Parsons, PTW Architects Sydney Practice Leader and Executive Director is a guest speaker at the 8th Annual Vertical Cities Conference in Singapore (March 06-08, 2019). Simon’s presentation – Using Contemporary Design to redefine High Rise Living – draws upon recent projects to reflect on a vision for Sydney as a global vertical city of… Read more »

40:40:20 Campaign

As a foundational Architects Male Champions of Change practice, PTW Architects actively advances gender equity in our practice and its advocacy in our profession. Guided by the Australian Institute of Architects Gender Equity Taskforce a goal of the ten Champion of Change practices is to meet the expectation of the 40:40:20 Campaign. PTW is proud… Read more »