Welcome Angus!

Posted on Mar 9, 2017

We are very pleased to welcome Angus Godwin to the PHAB Architects team. Angus has completed a Bachelor of Design (Honours) in Architectural Studies at Queensland University of Technology, and was QUT’s recipient of the 2016 Jim Woolley Design for the Environment Award. Welcome Angus! CV: Angus Godwin  

2017 Archdaily Building of the Year finalist

Posted on Feb 1, 2017
2017 Archdaily Building of the Year finalist

The Condensery: Somerset Regional Art Gallery is a finalist in the 2017 Archdaily Building of the Year awards! Over 30,000 people voted on more than 3,000 projects world-wide, narrowing the field to 80 projects across 16 categories. The project is the sole Australian project to make the list, and is 1 of just 5 projects in the ‘Refurbishment’ […]

Bardon House in HOUSES magazine

Posted on Jan 31, 2017
Bardon House in HOUSES magazine

PHAB Architects was invited to collaborate on this recently completed project, Bardon House, by Bureau Proberts. It was a pleasure to contribute to Liam Proberts’ own family home, and we are delighted to see it published in the latest HOUSES magazine. (Issue 114 2017: pp.74-81) More photos and info about the project are located here: […]

2017 Archdaily Building of the Year Award nominations

Posted on Jan 24, 2017
2017 Archdaily Building of the Year Award nominations

The Condensery: Somerset Regional Art Gallery has qualified for Archdaily’s 2017 Building of the Year Awards in two categories, and we’d love you to vote! The awards are a two stage process that require as many NOMINATIONS as possible for the first stage (23rd to 30th January 2017), and then as many VOTES as possible for the […]

Pecha Kucha Brisbane – Volume 47 – 06 December 2016

Posted on Dec 22, 2016
Pecha Kucha Brisbane – Volume 47 – 06 December 2016

Brant Harris and Ashley Paine took to the stage at the Brisbane Powerhouse on a balmy Tuesday night, to present their work in the final Pecha Kucha for 2016. The ‘six minutes and forty seconds’ format gave us a chance to outline our approach to heritage projects through a number of themes including: ‘Opportunities within […]

Architects Small Practice Group (ASPG) visits The Condensery

Posted on Dec 12, 2016
Architects Small Practice Group (ASPG) visits The Condensery

Brant Harris was invited to present PHAB’s work on The Condensery: Somerset Regional Art Gallery, to the Architects Small Practice Group (ASPG), earlier this month. The presentation took place at The Build and Design Centre, prior to the ASPG’s end-of-year tour to the Somerset region. Somerset Mayor Graeme Lehmann said the Council was delighted the Architects Small Practice Group […]

National Award for Public Architecture

Posted on Nov 6, 2016
National Award for Public Architecture

The Condensery – Somerset Regional Art Gallery has been awarded a National Award for Public Architecture by the Australian Institute of Architects. The 2016 Architecture Awards received more than 890 entries across 14 categories throughout Australia. The national jury shortlisted 79 projects and presented 32 awards and 12 commendations at a ceremony on Thursday night at Sydney’s Ivy Ballroom. […]

The Great Debate: Is the use-by date of timber and tin up?

Posted on Oct 6, 2016
The Great Debate: Is the use-by date of timber and tin up?

As part of the Brisbane Open House speaker series, Brant was invited to participate in the Great Debate at the Brisbane Powerhouse last night. Along with his team mates, Margaret Maile Petty (Head of the School of Design, QUT) and Peter Edwards (Archipelago), the ‘negative’ team was voted victorious via the scientific measure of crowd applause. i.e. Timber and […]

2016 National Architecture Awards shortlist

Posted on Sep 23, 2016
2016 National Architecture Awards shortlist

The Condensery has been nominated in two categories in the National Architecture Awards: Public Architecture, and the Colorbond Award for Steel Architecture. The 2016 Architecture Awards received more than 890 entries across 14 categories throughout Australia. The national jury shortlisted 79 projects from 209 projects that were awarded at a State level. Winners will be announced on […]

Docomomo Conference: Adaptive Reuse – The Modern Movement Towards the Future

Posted on Sep 9, 2016
Docomomo Conference: Adaptive Reuse – The Modern Movement Towards the Future

We’re back from a trip to Lisbon, Portugal, where we attended this year’s Docomomo Conference on Adaptive Reuse. We had the opportunity to present our research and projects at an informal gathering while we were there. (do_co|mo.mo_ = DOcumentation and COnservation of the MOdern MOvement) Brant Harris and Ashley Paine presenting in Lisbon, Portugal. Image by Hugo Moreira flickr.com/hmmoreira