About

PTW Architects is an interdisciplinary architectural practice, realizing and delivering innovative, contemporary spatial settings, buildings and urban environments. Reflecting the social, cultural and technological evolution of modern life they transform experiences and delight for people and communities.

As one of Australia’s longest continuously operating architectural firms, PTW Architects continues to consolidate its practice in East Asia and leads significant urban renewal and architectural projects in the region that fulfil complex programmatic and site challenges.

WE KNOW OUR VALUE AND KEY POINT OF DIFFERENCE.

PTW Architects has a rich history of significant, enduring and well resolved projects since the practice’s commencement in 1889. This legacy continues to be demonstrated in the architectural innovation, diversity and complexity of its consistently awarded work.

Our core strength is our people. With the geographic advantage of interaction and experience between offices in Sydney, Beijing, Shanghai, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Taipei, PTW Architects’ 200 talented architects and designers work collaboratively and cross culturally in dynamic, multi-lingual teams of capability and expertise across a diverse range of sector project types in Architecture, Interior Design, Urban Design.

Leading the creative team of 100 staff in the Sydney office is practice leader and executive director Simon Parsons, with executive director Diane Jones and director colleagues, Craig Hines, Alex Lin, Catherine Love, Siobhan McInerney and Troy Uleman. They are supported by a practice executive team of Deputy General Manager Shawlon Hsieh, associate directors, associates and organizational staff.

With close attention to design quality, sustainability and technology, principles of design – led innovation and partnership guide the design, development and delivery process for each project. They are integral to the way we investigate, analyse and imagine each project to ensure a well – considered outcome that is attentive to public interests and creates civil places for social living.

This enables PTW Architects to not only demonstrate evidence for results that meet client’s needs and community expectations, but also ambitious creative responses that exceed them.