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International Women’s Day is a time where we celebrate the achievements of women and acknowledge the steps taken towards equality – not that we think just a day is enough to honour the achievements of women everywhere. To mark International Women’s Day we’re sharing what…

ASPECT Studios welcomes Maarten Buijs as Commercial Director

It’s with great pleasure that we announce the appointment of Maarten Buijs to the position of Commercial Director. Maarten joined ASPECT Studios upon returning to Melbourne after spending the last 11 years with West 8 in Rotterdam. Prior to that, Maarten spent 13 years in…

Two universities – two wins

ASPECT Studios in association with lahznimmo architects have successfully won two design competitions to revitalise two of Australia’s most highly regarded Universities. The first winning design sees the revival of the public domain for Australian National University’s (ANU) Canberra campus. Part of an overall $130million project,…

Pomegranate Inspired Community Social Plaza

A new style of socially orientated community design brings an open plaza to the people of Hefei by the team at ASPECT Studios Shanghai. Wantou & Vanke Paradise Art Wonderland is located in the core area of the Xin Zhan District’s southwestern zone, with Shao…

Kirsten Bauer on Federation Square

Without question, Federation Square is the most significant and central of Melbourne’s public spaces.  While Federation Square (the space not the buildings) is not zoned as public open space, it is strongly perceived and valued by the public as a significant civic space, and accordingly…

Brisbane’s New Office & an Interview with Deb Robbins

Our Brisbane studio moved into their new office in Woolloongabba at the start of the year. The space is bright, warm, inviting and loaded with plants – making it the ideal space for our growing Brisbane studio to design future landscapes in Australia’s largest subtropical…

Holiday Message from ASPECT Studios

From all of us at ASPECT Studios, have a safe and festive holiday season. We look forward to collaborating with you in 2018

Sydney’s New-Look George Street Reopens for Christmas

Sydneysiders have had an early Christmas present this year – their first taste of what the all-new George Street will look like when the CBD and South East Light Rail is complete. Two city blocks along George Street have been re-opened to the public for…

Final Plans Unveiled

The Victorian Government unveiled the final plans for 22.5 hectares of parks, paths and recreation facilities underneath the elevated railway line between Caulfield to Dandenong in Melbourne’s south-eastern suburbs. The project involves the removal of nine level crossings and connects communities that were previously split…

ASPECT Studios winner of the Business Excellence Award for Creative Industries

The AustCham Westpac Australia-China Business Awards recognises the success of Australian and Chinese businesses operating in Greater China across a broad spectrum, from small entrepreneurs through to large publicly listed companies. The Creative Industries category celebrates the outstanding creativity and commercial success of businesses. Up…

Activated cityscape for Brisbane CBD workers at The Triplets

Green space and laneway rejuvenation are at the heart of The Triplets, a precinct in the centre of Brisbane’s CBD currently being designed by ASPECT Studios Brisbane office. A public realm connecting three high-rise buildings bounded by Mary, Charlotte and George Streets, dubbed “The Triplets”,…

Large scale revegetation and ecological restoration at the Victorian Desalination Project

Over the last 8 years, continuing work on the design, construction and maintenance of the Victorian Desalination Project and broader ecological reserve by ASPECT Studios has resulted in an immense change in the landscape, from denuded farmland to what is now a world-class ecological reserve….