140 Brunswick Street

140 brunswick street This project was commissioned by the Department of Human Services. The brief required a foyer upgrade of one of the high rise towers in the Atherton Gardens Estate in Fitzroy. Our aim was to create a new more welcoming place for residents to come and go with more space and natural light...

Cook Island Uniting Church

cook island uniting church This project is an expression of the changes that are happening in the Uniting Church. Many Churches in established suburbs are closing as a result of dwindling numbers and in many instances the disposal of these property assets creates new opportunities. In this instance, the Parish of Balkara rationalised their property..

Christ Church Warrnambool

christ church warrnambool This project is about the strengthening of the role played by Christ Church Anglican church in the city of Warrnambool. The parish wished to integrate its activities under one roof by building a new Fellowship Centre that is directly connected to the historic church. The key design move is the purple Canadian..

St. Mary of the Cross Mausoleum

st. mary of the cross mausoleum The Saint Mary of the Cross Mausoleum in Melbourne General Cemetery is designed for the Italian Community of Melbourne. There is very little burial space left in this historic cemetery, and the new mausoleum is a significant new opportunity for the people who want this type of burial to..

St. Albans Uniting Church

St. Albans Uniting Church Designed for the St Albans Filipino Uniting Church community the new facilities incorporate a new worship space, hall, meeting rooms, kitchen, amenities & fellowship area. The design reflects the Filipino/Australian background of the congregation drawing from characteristics of traditional Filipino building construction & materials. Harmer Architecture worked closely with the City..

Darebin Arts and Entertainment Centre

DAREBIN ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE The centre houses of a 400 seat proscenium arch theatre with stage and fly tower, 300 person function room, conference and meeting room facilities, exhibition space and studio, commercial kitchen facilities and breakout foyer/gallery space. The design expresses the industrial history of the City of Darebin and each of the..

William Ricketts Sanctuary

william ricketts sanctuary The William Ricketts Sanctuary Visitor Centre functions as a commercial, educational and administrative facility for William Ricketts Sanctuary. The buildings irregular form is moulded from site influences such as slope, vegetation and established walking tracks.  The roof slope follows the fall of the ground and captures mountain landscape views from inside and..

Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre

WANGARATTA PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE The Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre is located on the corner of Ford and Ovens Streets in the civic precinct of Wangaratta in North Eastern Victoria. The building includes a 530 seat theatre, 300 person function room, conference and exhibition spaces, backstage area and café. The spaces have been organised on the..

Holy Angels Mausoleum Stage 1

Chapel of St. Raphael The Mausoleum development responds to the original masterplan for the park conceived in 1906. The main central space is circular and is derived from traditional mausolea that has endured from Neolithic tombs to present day. Etienne Boulle’s idea of an architecture of shadows for the dead is evoked by the colonnade..

Holy Angels Mausoleum Stage 3

CHAPEL OF ST. GABRIEL The Chapel of St. Gabriel is the third stage of the Holy Angels Mausoleum development at Fawkner Crematorium and Memorial Park. This wide section of site allowed the Chapel of St. Gabriel to float free of the main gallery and be surrounded on all sides by landscaped space. The chapel has..