Defence Plaza Melbourne

Defence Plaza Melbourne Harmer Architecture was appointed by the Department of Defence to undertake a major refurbishment of Defence Plaza Melbourne. The project covers five floors each with an approximate area of 1800m², a total of approximately 9000m². The Ground Floor was completely reconfigured and four floors at upper levels above were redesigned as a..

Court Services Victoria – VCAT Oakleigh

Courts Services Victoria – VCAT Oakleigh The new VCAT Venue in Oakleigh Melbourne delivers community justice in a decentralised location and provides a welcoming and non-adversarial environment to facilitate the resolution of a wide range of disputes and other issues by focusing on mediation and conciliation. This new Venue is located in the activity centre of..

ARC Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science

ARC Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science The University of Melbourne commissioned Harmer Architecture to design a new research centre for the ARC Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science. The new centre focuses on research of manipulating the way light energy is absorbed, transported and transformed in advanced molecular materials. The research programme spans high-throughput computational..

Keilor Administration Building

keilor administration building This office for the cemetery staff, also provides a new public foyer space for cemetery visitors.  The building accommodates arranging rooms in which staff and visitors can meet to discuss funeral and burial arrangements. The building is expressed as a long horizontal composition of inflected wall plane to make a connection with..

ACU School of Arts

acu School of arts This project for the Australian Catholic University involved the conversion of and addition to three historic buildings in Brunswick Street, Fitzroy. Spaces for academic staff are included as well as a collaborative learning space for early childhood studies that connects with an outdoor area. The offices of the Associate-Vice-Chancellor occupy one of..

Fawkner Administration Building

Fawkner administration building The Fawkner Administration Building is the new headquarters for Fawkner Crematorium and Memorial Park in Sydney Road Fawkner. The building houses 30 operational and financial staff as well as providing the main arrival / information point for cemetery visitors. Specific areas have been created for people to arrange funerals with staff as..

Uniting Care Connections

uniting care connections This new office building is a workplace in Narre Warren for the organization Connections which is an agency of the Uniting Church involved in social welfare programmes. The work spaces have been organised in a linear arrangement maximising northern sunlight to the interior and providing an outlook to a number of mature..

Budd Street Offices

budd street offices This office development includes the studio of Harmer Architecture. This is our third office that we have designed and built ourselves. The creation of a workplace feels like home, a place that you look forward to working in every day, a place that celebrates the joy of being an architect is what we aimed for and..

ACU School of Education

acu school of education Harmer Architecture completed this fitout at 250 Victoria Parade for the Australian Catholic University, School of Education. The Interior includes office space for around 50 university staff and 20 research students. The main feature of this fitout is the staff communal space that spans the entire width of the building facing..

Melbourne University Engineering

Melbourne university faculty of engineering The Faculty of Engineering required a replanned interior for administration, undergraduate and post graduate offices. The main arteries and circulation routes were removed of obstructions with the original engineering workshop being reclaimed as a central recreation are for staff, students and board room meetings. The key element in the recreation..