|Client||South Bank Corporation|
|Scale||1.3 Hectare Site|
|Planning Institute Australia National Award – Urban Design|
|AIA Queensland Beatrice Hutton Award - Commercial Architecture|
|AIA Queensland Karl Langer Award - Urban Design|
|AIA John Dalton Building of the Year (Brisbane)|
|UDIA Queensland Award – Small Retail / Commercial|
|UDIA Queensland Award – Consultant’s Excellence|
Kurrawa Surf Life Saving Club
The Kurrawa Surf Live Saving Club sits at the heart of the Gold Coast community and typifies the balance between the building’s dual civic and recreational functions as a place where the city meets the beach. The Arkhefield design realising the brief for bold and visionary architecture while maintaining references to its functional use as a local Surf Life Saving Club.
The challenge in designing Stokehouse Brisbane was to create a new space befitting one of Australia’s most highly acclaimed restaurants—and one of Brisbane’s most spectacular locations, right on the river’s edge at South Bank.
UQ Rural Clinical School
The UQ Rural Clinical School in Toowoomba is crucial to the provision and training of medical services within the Darling Downs region and directly connects students to the broader community through the adjacent Toowoomba Hospital.
What began as a much-needed refurbishment of the highly acclaimed Urbane Restaurant grew to become a full revitalisation of a heritage building, and the creation of four distinct yet interconnected venues and brands.
The clients’ vision was for a restaurant with the shared qualities of a resort beach setting, and of their existing relaxed Jetty brand at Bulimba – comparing the resulting experience to a picnic at the river.