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it’s over… …the road and around the corner! 15 August 2011

On Monday 18 July bureau^proberts open the doors to their brand new office on the Ground Floor of 232A Adelaide Street, in the Brisbane CBD. The heritage listed Commonwealth Government Offices building, adjacent Anzac Square, was built in the 1930s. It provides ample character to the new workplace, including generous ceilings and abundant natural light…. Read More

SW1 Townhouses recognised by industry awards 8 August 2011

The SW1 townhouse development at South Brisbane has been recognised by the Australian Institute of Architects and the Planning Institute of Australia for excellence in residential architecture and urban planning. The unique contemporary terrace house development is a welcome insertion of housing close to the centre of Brisbane, and the project presented an exciting opportunity… Read More

laneway: urban common 21 February 2011

bureau^proberts has embarked on a design strategy for the Laneway and Urban Common spaces for Laing O’Rourke’s M&A project in Fortitude Valley. Working in collaboration with Urban Art Projects the strategy responds to research carried out by The Hornery Institute into community wants and needs for this unique development. It provides design solutions for an… Read More

education: windsor ber 21 February 2011

The Holy Rosary School classroom building and covered area in Windsor was opened in September 2010 and is the first of our 18 Building the Education Revolution projects currently underway for Catholic Primary Schools in South East Queensland. The two storey addition to this small inner city Brisbane school consists of a straightforward blade wall… Read More

interiors: 31 west chambers 21 February 2011

The “31 West Chambers” on the 31st floor of Santos house was completed in September 2010 and provided new chambers for 12 barristers and staff. The chambers operate in a communal arrangement with individual barristers sharing meeting, library and common spaces. The interior fitout was required to work in with the 5 star greenstar building… Read More

urban housing sw1 21 February 2011

Owners have now moved into the SW1 townhouse development at South Brisbane. This unique development by Property Solutions created 38 new dwellings in a contemporary terrace house arrangement as part of the wider SW1 precinct of South Bank. The project is a welcome insertion of housing so close to the centre of Brisbane with the… Read More

my fantastic invention 21 February 2011

The 2010 bureau^proberts Prize for Art has once again proved a fun and creative way to engage with the education sector. The practice already has a strong and long-standing association with local schools and is currently working on 18 projects across the greater Brisbane area through the Building the Education Revolution program. Now in its… Read More

affordable housing: lower clifton terrace 1 June 2010

bureau^proberts has designed a significant affordable rental and market housing project in Kelvin Grove for the Brisbane Housing Company. The project connects with the suburban fabric and transport networks of Kelvin Grove and provides a range of housing options along with open communal spaces. The project explores unique solutions to subtropical apartment design and continues… Read More

multi residential: frangipani 1 June 2010

Frangipani is a seven-level apartment building on the beachfront at Palm Beach on the Gold Coast. The building comprises five, whole-floor apartments and an exclusive, two-level penthouse. Generous open plan internal living and expansive balconies blend to create a seamless flow between indoors and out, capturing magnificent views. The rear west-facing wall features a lasercut… Read More

education: ber update 1 June 2010

The bureau^proberts team is well advanced in the design and delivery of 19 Catholic and State school projects under the Building the Education Revolution (BER) program. Design and documentation phases are nearing completion on all projects with three constructed, 14 tenders awarded and two remaining in a largely traditional tender process. Projects range from libraries… Read More