6th Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards 2018

PTW Architects has been shortlisted for the 6th Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards 2018 under the category Facility of the Year – Ageing-in-Place for St Basil’s Randwick, Australia. The project comprises 79 retirement living apartments, a 113 room residential care facility and community facilities including pool, gymnasium, café, multi-purpose hall, day care centre, hair salon and a chapel. The winners will be announced at the 9th International Ageing Asia Innovation Forum – Rethinking aged care: Health longevity, sustainability, affordability on 15–16 May 2018 in Singapore. Photo credit: Murray Fredericks

PTW Architects celebrates International Women’s Day

As an architectural practice with 50% women throughout the firm to Director leadership, PTW Architects presses for progress in celebrating International Women’s Day. Absent from pic: Andrea Cardakaris (Marketing Coordinator) – Flexible working arrangements Alessandra Sonvico (Senior Interior Designer) – Working internationally Brooke Self (Administration) – Flexible working arrangements Catherine Love (Director) – Working internationally Clare Bewsher (Finance) – Flexible working arrangements Diane Jones (Executive Director) – On site Ellen Lin (Senior Project Professional) – Maternity Leave Emily Mataroria (REVIT Model Manager) – Maternity Leave Flora Lin (Architect) – On site Karen Le Provost (Associate) – Flexible working arrangements Luise Palmer (Associate) – Maternity Leave Payal Chaudhari (Senior Project Professional) – On site

Coverforce’s new 1000sqm workplace at Barangaroo

One of PTW Interiors' latest projects is Coverforce’s new 1000sqm workplace at Barangaroo, Sydney. Inspired by the urban qualities of its surrounding context, key outcomes were bringing people together and supporting interaction in a team-based environment.

PTW receives AEO Status from Transport for NSW

PTW Architects receives Authorised Engineering Organisations (AEO) Status from Transport for NSW. PTW was delighted to recently welcome the TfNSW ASA group to its Sydney office where the AEO Certificate was received with great pride. During the ceremony and indeed the certification process, it became apparent that communication between organisations of diverse backgrounds is integral to success in the dynamic transport sector.
PTW gratefully acknowledges the inspiration and team spirit shown by project consortia and industry partners as we established our own AEO capability during live projects. We look forward to future collaboration within the transport and other infrastructure sectors, with existing AEO partners and with the wider industry community. We take very seriously the responsibility incumbent upon ourselves, and other members of the elite group of AEO organisations, and look forward to 2018 in anticipation of exciting challenges with existing and new project partners. Thank you: Luke Homann, Matthew Rodgers, Mark Smith and Oleg Bondarenko from ASA TfNSW; Troy Uleman, Rod Brown, Grace Pelle-Lalli, Simon Parsons, Diane Jones, Shawlon Hsieh, David Ngo, Bethany Lane, Melissa Dawson and Steven Ling from PTW Architects.

Lumiere shortlisted for CTBUH 10 year award

Three Australian projects, all located in central Sydney, are in the running for the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Heritage’s Best Tall Building awards, which reward excellence in the design, planning and construction of tall buildings worldwide. Source: Architecture AU Photo credit: Tom Evangelidis

Architecture Symposium - A Forum

PTW Executive Director Diane Jones is one of the 2018 speakers for the Architecture Symposium - A Forum about Architecture, Design and Urbanism from the Asia Pacific. The event is taking place in Brisbane on 16 March 2018. For more information: https://architectureau.com/articles/defining-architecture-in-the-asian-century-2018-architecture-symposium-speakers-announced/  

Level Eleven forum

During the CTBUH 2017 International Conference in Sydney, PTW had the pleasure to welcome a series of speakers for various talks in our Level Eleven forum at Aurora Place. We would like to thank Thomas Z. Scarangello and Bruce Gibbons from Thornton Tomasetti; Kai Sheng from Archilier Architecture; Jia Yin, Jie Zhang and Yikui Mo from EFC Consulting Shanghai; Nigel Greenhill from GreenhilLi Singapore and Yiyou Zhu and Zhiyong Hong from CCDI for an insightful week of innovative thinking and discourse.

The Calyx Shortlisted

We are delighted to announce that The Calyx at the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney - has been shortlisted for another award. The WIN Awards is one of the largest international architectural and design awards which each year recognises and showcases designs from all corners of the globe. Entered in the category Museum or Exhibition Spaces 2017, The Calyx is one of 7 projects to be shortlisted and we are proud to represent Australia in this category. The winners of all categories will be announced at the Awards Ceremony held at Somerset House, London on Thursday 22 February. Congratulations to our clients, The Calyx team past and present and also to the awards submissions team! For the other shortlisted projects visit: World Interiors News Photo credit: John Gollings

Architecture Drawing Prize

Congratulations to PTW's senior architect Kah Mun Tham for being shortlisted for the Inaugural Architecture Drawing Prize as part of the World Architecture Festival 2017 (WAF). The amazing hand-drawn piece is called Scaffold Cities. For other shorlisted drawings visit:https://www.archdaily.com/882432/stellar-drawings-selected-as-winners-of-wafs-inaugural-architecture-drawing-prize  

Sydney Open 2017

PTW is honoured to be invited to showcase our new studio as part of the Sydney Open 2017 program. Our contemporary office reflects PTW’s culture and a focus on enabling the design process. For more information visit: https://sydneylivingmuseums.com.au/sydneyopen/2017/ptw-architects Photo credit: Murray Fredericks
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