Level 11 industry talk

PTW hosted an expert Hospitality and Interiors panel recently at our latest ‘Level 11’ industry talk at Aurora Place. Discussing the state of play from both local and international perspectives were , Head of Hotels at , , Founder & Managing Director of and , Director of Imperium Project Management. The panel also included PTW Director of Interiors, and Sector Lead Hospitality + Interiors, . The panel explored the importance of supply, brand standards, F&B, Bleisure and offshore resorts through working with clients including , , and .

PTW celebrates its 130 year anniversary

PTW Architects was proud to host our 130 year anniversary at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia. Thank you to our clients and colleagues for joining us to celebrate this special milestone!

888 Bourke Street Winner of Design Excellence Competition

PTW is delighted to announce that its scheme was selected as the winner of the City of Sydney Design Excellence Competition for 888 Bourke Street, Zetland for Toplace Group. This site is located on the corner of Bourke St and O’Dea Avenue and is divided by a future new road. The difficult geometry of the site was resolved to create apartments with well-articulated brick façades, drawing cues from the surrounding industrial warehouse heritage context. The new curved street has inspired the curvature of all key corners of the proposed brick-banded buildings. The resulting two sinuous L-shaped streetwall buildings are visually connected via a proposed new east-west through site link. This new east-west pedestrian link connects two north-south public walkways beyond the subject site. The main street intersection has a double height café space at ground level, and the easternmost pedestrian intersection is provided with a generous communal space at ground level. Sunny rooftop open spaces with greened pergolas for shade, are provided for residents.   Pic credit: PTW original competition entry image

One Central Park named one of the ‘50 Most Influential Tall Buildings of the Last 50 Years

Congratulations to and for Sydney's One Central Park being named one of the world’s most influential tall buildings built in the last 50 years by the . As Executive Architect on the project, with Design Architect , PTW Architects is very proud of this collaborative achievement in sustainable mixed-use urban design and high-density city apartment living. View post from Frasers Property Australia here:

Women in Architecture Design and Construction event

Join the Women in Architecture Design and Construction event in Brisbane, October 31 featuring PTW Hospitality Sector Lead and Director - Catherine Love; together with Cathy Inglis and Christina Knorr. This is an excellent opportunity to network with others within Architecture, Design, Engineering and Construction to gain industry related knowledge and share experiences. Click here for tickets:

PTW hosts Pathways to Registration Talk

PTW recently hosted a talk on Pathways to Registration as an Architect in Australia, with attendees from many leading practices. The most common pathway to registration is completion of an accredited Australian architecture qualification followed by the Architectural Practice Examination. In consultation with the State and Territory Architect Registration Boards AACA has developed a number of alternative pathways as presented by Kate Dolye, CEO of AACA. Local and overseas experienced practitioners may be eligible to complete the fast-track assessment before applying to the local Architect Registration Board. For more information, click here: https://lnkd.in/gpRkgTz

Indesign Luminary: Diane Jones

PTW Executive Director Diane Jones was honoured to be included in the Luminary series, featured in the Indesign Issue #78, which recognises architects who have made a lasting impact on the community and made a valuable contribution to their wider profession. “A natural leader of people, she considers herself to be 'just one of the team’, bringing to the role a coherent philosophy and sense of conviction built over many years of practice.” - Paul McGillick View the full story here: https://lnkd.in/gMw8zga

ICOMOS/DOCOMOMO talk

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 to host the talk last night. If you would like to host an event in our forum space at PTW please send your enquires to

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 levels wrapped with triangulated perforated aluminium panels. There is a pedestrian through-site link and visual connections via a generous forecourt fronting Miller St. The project includes 100 hotel style serviced apartments in the five level podium, with a 16 level 169 apartment residential tower. The interior palette has been selected to respond to the exterior fabric of the building. Quiet, elegant residential spaces counterbalance the vibrant and articulated public spaces and exterior façade of the building.

Zest for life: design strategies for ageing in place panel discussion

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 be presenting at this year. Watch this space for future updates on Diane’s next panel discussion with SCCI Architecture Hub ‘Architecture of Justice’ panel to be held Monday 14 October. This panel discusses architecture and design in Australia's court system and beyond.
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