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Meet our new Partners 25 May 2020

We are very pleased to celebrate the achievements of two exceptional architects and introduce our new Practice Partners, Kelly Geldard and Dax Yem. The pair have been integral to bureau^proberts for many years. In March, Kelly celebrated 20 years with the team while Dax has recently returned to the studio after running his own practice… Read More

Designing for Density in the Subtropics 11 February 2020

Visible from vantage points around the city, Brisbane 1 strikes an intriguing form in the South Brisbane skyline. The project is bureau^proberts most significant to date and the largest for the city with 600 apartments dispersed across one 10-storey and two 30-storey towers. A challenge of the architecture was achieving a project of density which… Read More

Minka Twins and Walan shortlisted for World Architecture Festival (WAF) 21 October 2019

The World Architecture Festival (WAF) is a wonderful celebration of our profession and one of the ways bureau^proberts connects to an international community of architects. 2019 marks our fifth year of involvement in the WAF awards program and we’re thrilled to be recognised with two shortlisted projects, Minka Twins and Walan. We will present both… Read More

bureau^proberts named Qld’s best in multi-residential housing 20 June 2019

The Australian Institute of Architects has awarded bureau^proberts its highest honour for multiple housing in Queensland residential architecture. In a recent ceremony to celebrate the Queensland Architecture Awards, Walan — a 16-storey residential development located in Kangaroo Point — took out the coveted award.   Two additional awards solidify the practice’s position as among the state’s best… Read More

Brisbane Building of the Year 27 March 2019

Walan, by Brisbane architectural firm bureau^proberts, has been honoured with the John Dalton Award for Building of the Year at the Australian Institute of Architects’ Queensland Regional Architecture Awards.   Walan is a 14-storey residential development, located at the edge of the Brisbane River and adjacent to the Kangaroo Point cliffs. The design is a… Read More

Worldwide interest in Brisbane designers 15 March 2019

In recent decades, Australian creatives have enjoyed increasing success overseas. Think actors, directors, artists and novelists … to name but a few. Now it’s time to add architects to the credit roll of creatives being invited to share their insights with a global audience.     Singapore, Malaysia and the United Arab Emirates are among the… Read More

Walan celebrated for capturing the beauty of Brisbane 15 March 2019

Walan is among the six Brisbane architectural projects selected to be featured in the current Micro Histories exhibition, now on show at the Museum of Brisbane.  The exhibition pairs architectural models, images and drawings with artworks and artefacts that, together, provide a creative commentary on the city’s culture and built environment.   The model of… Read More

Burleigh welcomes new wave of high-end architecture 6 December 2018

The architectural landscape of the Gold Coast’s south has just received an injection of contemporary subtropical design, courtesy of NORTH Residences. Located in North Burleigh, this boutique, seven-storey residential development signals a departure from the rendered blockwork and slab edges synonymous with much of the region’s existing building stock.   NORTH Residences occupies a prime… Read More

Urban design duo declare collaboration key to success 26 September 2018

  Imagine the capabilities of a design duo whose collective experience exceeds more than five decades. Add to that a string of ground-breaking projects within Australia and abroad. Despite their impressive resumes — or perhaps because of them — two of Queensland’s leading designers believe ‘people power’ is what drives positive urban design outcomes.    … Read More

Liam Proberts’ home shines on the world stage 27 June 2018

      The home of bureau^proberts Creative Director Liam Proberts has been shortlisted for a 2018 World Architecture Festival (WAF) Award.   Liam’s home is among less than 20 private residences to be named finalists in the highly competitive and highly coveted ‘completed houses’ design category. Liam said he was honoured to be among… Read More

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