The Big Anxiety

Advancing state-of-the-art design for mental health, two pods have been developed by two winning teams of spatial design students, under the mentorship of PTW, whose major works include the Water Cube (Beijing Olympics) and the Mental Health Unit, Canberra Hospital and Professor Fang Xu of UNSW. PTW have guided the teams in developing their designs to address the needs of school students who may experience mental health or attention issues, or who may simply benefit from a calming environment.

Find the pods at UNSW Galleries (20 September – 11 November 2017) and Parramatta Riverside Theatre courtyard (13-21 October 2017), before they’re delivered to Penrith Public School and Ingleburn High School.

Supported by the NSW Government, PTW, Growthbuilt and D’Ambrosio Consulting.

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St Basil's - The Grove Art Installation

By Anika Asplund and team; glass and mirror fragments are integrated into the external wall of the chapel at St Basil's -The Grove, Randwick to evoke joy, light and reflection. Installation team included artist assistant Emmily Fitzgerald, artist Michelle Le Dain, PTW team, with Bob the plasterer.

Indesign ‘Size and the City’ Seminar

Glenn Harper, PTW Senior Associate and Urban Design Lead will be speaking at the Indesign ‘Size and the City’ Seminar on Friday 11 August at 1:00pm.

Indesign LiveLife Seminar

Diane Jones, PTW Executive Director / Adjunct Professor FBE UNSW will be speaking at the Indesign LiveLife Seminar on Friday 11 August at 4:00pm.

Level 11 cocktail party

PTW was delighted to welcome our clients and colleagues to our new home at Level 11 Aurora Place.

It was wonderful to share the new office design and the celebrations with everyone. For those who couldn’t make it please come and visit or look out for updates on our Level 11 talks.

A big thank you from the PTW team.

The Calyx shortlisted for Leaf Awards

The Calyx is the only Australian public building shortlisted for the international LEAF awards.

As described by the LEAF awards all of the shortlisted projects are setting the benchmark for the international architectural community. Winners to be announced on the 21st September 2017 in London.

The Calyx image, photographer: John Gollings

Sydney Brutalism: “Et tu, Brute!

PTW’s Senior Associate and Urban Design Lead, Glenn Harper gave an insightful talk on the future of Sydney’s Brutalism titled: Sydney Brutalism: “Et tu, Brute!” The talk was hosted by AUSTRALIA ICOMOS and,mo,mo AUSTRALIA with AIA (NSW Chapter) Photo: Bidura Children’s Court, Glebe (1984) by NSW Government Architect with Andrew Milcz as Project Architect

The Calyx received a Good Design Award

PTW is delighted to announce that The Calyx received a Good Design Award® within the Architectural Design category, Urban Design and Public Spaces. 

The Calyx shortlisted for AIA Awards

The Calyx has shortlisted for the AIA 2017 NSW Architecture Awards (Public Architecture category). Image: John Gollings


PTW hosted LEVELELEVEN Talk #2 Wednesday 17 of May: A Mainstay for Architectural Survival: 'Building Integrated PV (BiPV)' - New Generation Buildings Part 1. UNSW research fellow Dr Mark Snow presented an overview of PV building applications (residential and commercial). He alerted the audience to the latest Australian considerations and opportunities for realising the added value of BiPV beyond energy production.
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