Yearly Archives: 2019


Last night PTW hosted its very first ICOMOS/DOCOMOMO talk with Associate Professor Linda Tyler and Secretary/Treasurer of DOCOMOMO Australia Louise Cox. Linda presented the interesting topic of “Along Bauhaus Lines” Architecture and Design by European Emigres in Aotearoa. PTW is proud sponsor of non-profit organisations in the built environment and property industry and were proud… Read more »

221 Miller Street

Design excellence competition winner, 221 Miller Street has recently been completed. The 21 level mixed-use residential development located on the leafy Miller Street boulevard in North Sydney is an architectural composition that is articulated into two distinct parts: a serviced apartment podium featuring angled portals framing the east and west facing glazing; and the apartment… Read more »

Zest for life: design strategies for ageing in pla...

Hosted at the FRONT commercial design expo at Barangaroo, PTW’s Executive Director Diane Jones presented at the Zest for life: design strategies for ageing in place panel discussion on Thursday 29 August, alongside other panelists Lorraine Calder, Howard Smith, Qianyi Lim and Fiona Young. This was just one of the two panel discussions Diane will… Read more »

Future of Chatswood CBD Planning Changes

PTW hosted an event with Colliers International and Urbis on the ‘Future of Chatswood CBD Planning Changes’. Guest speakers Christophe Charkos from Urbis and Henry Burke from Colliers International gave their insights on current planning strategies and potential for future development approvals. Simon Parsons and Alex Lin from PTW also spoke about design ideals +… Read more »

FRONT commercial design expo

We’re looking forward to the FRONT commercial design expo and seminars to be held at Barangaroo over two days 29-30 August for sectors including commercial, hospitality, education and healthcare. PTW’s Executive Director Diane Jones will be presenting at the Zest for life: design strategies for ageing in place panel discussion on Thursday, 29 August, 2:00… Read more »

Frank Severino’s 50th work anniversary at PT...

Huge congratulations to Frank Severino for his 50th work anniversary at PTW Architects! The entire team and alumni gathered at the PTW Aurora Place studio to celebrate this incredible milestone. Frank’s legacy was shared through memories of photos and stories from everyone that he had enlightened over half a century. We hope you enjoyed the… Read more »

ENR Top 225 International Design Firms

PTW Architects featured in the prestigious top 225 International Design Firms ENR survey. The only non-engineering Australian architectural practice to be included in the listing at #215, PTW’s growth in east Asia has been complemented by its excellence in delivery and innovative outcomes. #design #architects #excellence #international More information:

Brutalist Beauties in Melbourne That You’ll Want...

A new map from London-based publishers Blue Crow Media charts concrete structures and the importance of Brutalism in Melbourne, Australia Commenting on the relevance of Brutalism in Australia, a country with an architectural legacy still in its infancy, deputy chair of the National Trust of Australia Dr Ursula de Jong said in 2016, “Brutalism makes such an… Read more »

New appointment for PTW Vietnam

PTW is pleased to announce the appointment of Julian Escobar Uribe to Director, PTW Vietnam. With over 28 years of practice experience in Australia and Spain, Julian brings a strategic and conceptual approach to architectural design to ensure successful development and construction. “Julian’s depth of international experience across multiple sectors and excellent client engagement skills… Read more »