NBRS is delighted to be a patron of the ICOMOS GA2020; to be held in Sydney in October, it is the first time the GA has visited Australia. Understanding and valuing where we have come from is integral to the Australian identity, and appreciating the Modern Australian context is central to who we are. Our natural and built […]
NBRSARCHITECTURE has been awarded Runner Up in an international design competition for a Cyber Criminal Facility in The Hague, Netherlands. The Switching Prisons Brief called for a new age architecture to address crimes of tomorrow. As a practice we are focused on improving the built environment to affect social connectivity. Our challenge for this competition […]
Reflecting on 2019 we would like to thank you all for your continued support. With the year drawing to a close we took the time to look back, think about some of our highlights and consider everyone who has contributed to a successful 12 months. From successfully pitching to win the Sutherland Entertainment Centre refurbishment […]
As 2019 draws to a close, we wanted to reflect on NBRS’ growth into Victoria. A milestone for the NBRS team establishing a Melbourne Studio and expanding our presence in Victoria. In the wake of this NBRS were delighted to learn that we had been awarded the 2019 Victorian School Design Award for Best Primary […]
The 11th of November saw the inaugural Business of Architecture and Design Conference held at NSW Parliament House. Rodney Drayton, Director of Operations at NBRSARCHITECTURE, discussed the business of architecture and the key ways that advances in technology are allowing us to manage the ever evolving challenges of project delivery. As the Director of Operations […]
What a great night at the 2019 Victorian School Design Awards last night! Our collaboration with Fleetwood on Fairfield Primary School picked up the award for Best Primary School project. The modular design solution supports the delivery of future focused teaching for students in grade 5 and 6. The annual awards celebrate innovation and creativity […]
Sydney Open is a chance to see behind the curtain of some of the city’s most well known and well loved buildings. Sydney icons such as Sydney Town Hall and the Mint open their doors to the public. This year NBRS is proud to announce that a number of buildings that our Studios have worked […]
NBRS Director of Design, Andrew Duffin, has been touring the country with the Design Futures Council with Fleetwood and Arup discussing modular design within the education space. As architects NBRS understands the importance of fast and adaptable delivery with minimal site interference, particularly in operational schools. With a growing population and the extensive use of […]
NBRS is delighted to once again partner with McCrindle to support their Future Learning Forum event this Friday in Sydney. As a research based architecture studio, NBRS values the significance and importance of a dedication to research and understanding demographic trends. The Education Future Forum is an exciting opportunity to hear cutting edge research and […]
The Sutherland Entertainment Centre has been shortlisted for the 2019 WAN Awards in the category ‘Future Projects: Civic’. The World Architecture News Awards is a global awards body celebrating excellent architecture. Both CHROFI and NBRS are delighted to be shortlisted and you can read further about the nomination here.
The Iconic former base of Fenwick & Co, also known as the Bell’s Store, has recently opened as a new restaurant Fenwick. The iconic feature along the Balmain coastline was restored by the NBRS ARCHITECTURE Heritage and Life & Culture Studios. The 1880s building was first home to Fenwick & Co, a tugboat operator. The […]
Central Coast Grammar Junior School has started on site. Andrew Duffin, Carmit Harnik Saar and Damien Jones visited the site to mark this exciting occasion. One of the joys of working in the education sector is seeing the way learning spaces come to life and they way that students are able to see these spaces […]
On Friday the 12th of July we came together to celebrate 51 years of NBRSARCHITECTURE. The evening’s crescendo came with African drumming led by four musicians from African Beat. Dancing, drumming and clapping along all the studios came together to find their rhythm.
Yesterday our Justice Studio Principal, Anthea Doyle, spoke at the Prisons 2019 Conference in Brisbane. Taking place across 9 – 10 July the conference is an opportunity for Academics, Designers, Policy Makers and Corrections Experts to consider the future of the sector. Anthea discussed the concept of creating normalised spaces within correctional centres. From visitation […]
NBRS is delighted to announce that the Taronga Institute of Science and Learning has picked up an AIA NSW Award for Educational Architecture. The judges were unanimous in their view that the design is an exceptional achievement helping to support Taronga Zoo’s conservation values. A core value of NBRS is supporting the communities we serve […]