Yearly Archives: 2019

PTW STEMM School Work Experience Industry Day

PTW has an ongoing commitment to school work experience programs, industry days and school outreach programs. A recent group of 21 Year 10 students from SCECGS REDLANDS participated in the PTW STEMM School Work Experience Industry Day, led by Senior Associate Rod Brown. The program is suited to students interested in a range of careers,… Read more »

Bilt ANZ Conference

In the quest for a better, smarter industry, and a stronger, more sustainable built environment, the PTW team was well represented at the annual Bilt ANZ conference held 23-25 May 2019 Crown Conference Centre, Melbourne. Senior Associate and BIM Lead Brandon Heng, Sustainability Lead Payal Chaudhari, Associate Dorian Brennan, Senior Project Professional Minh Le and… Read more »

Premier opens the new Penrith Public School

The PTW-designed upgrade at Penrith Public School was officially opened this week by Premier Gladys Berejiklian, Minister for Education Sarah Mitchell, Penrith MP Stuart Ayres, together with Principal Chantal Beltran, school staff and students. Ms Berejiklian said she was thrilled to see this project delivered for the school community. “The upgrade of Penrith Public School… Read more »

One Central Park, Sydney awarded the best Urban Ha...

One Central Park, Sydney has been awarded the best Urban Habitat Award at the annual CTBUH Tall + Urban Innovation Conference in Shenzhen, China. We congratulate Frasers Property Australia and Sekisui House Australia together with the project team, Foster + Partners as Lead Consultant in conjunction with Ateliers Jean Nouvel, Johnson Pilton Walker (JPW), Tzannes,… Read more »

‘Borealis’ laser light show at The Calyx

The ‘Borealis’ laser light show was staged by immersive artist Dan Acher at The Calyx, Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney on Friday 12 April 2019. Featuring a series of lasers to replicate the effects of the Northern Hemisphere’s Southern Lights, “time slows down as eyes look up”, says the artist. Dan brought his incredible show to… Read more »

Thanks to the Council for Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) and Lendlease for the invitation to present HOK and PTW’s Design Excellence competition entry for the Circular Quay Tower. PTW Practice Leader Simon Parsons presented to over 200 guests at the first Sydney CTBUH event for 2019, hosted by Lendlease at International Towers Barangaroo… Read more »

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 »