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Buchan receives Commendation for Commercial Architecture

Buchan’s Melbourne Hotel has received a Commendation for the Commercial Architecture category in the 2018 Australian Institute of Architects Western Australia Awards. The Jury said “The redevelopment of the Melbourne Hotel brings significant contribution to the life and vitality of this area of Perth. The more recent pseudo heritage style addition has been demolished in a bold move and replaced with a well-considered contemporary wing. The relationship between the restored

In the media: Micro hotel trend of compact, budget, minimalist rooms coming to Melbourne

The ABC news featured an article on the new micro hotel trend spreading across the United States, Europe and Asia — and Melbourne’s first micro hotel designed by Buchan + Nikken. Read more here.  

Buchan wins AIA Northern Territory Commercial Award 2018

Buchan’s Zuccoli Plaza has taken out the top gong for the Commercial Architecture category in the 2018 Australian Institute of Architects Northern Territory Awards. Zuccoli Plaza is designed as a vibrant community retail hub located in the heart of a new Northern Territory master-planned suburb, Zuccoli at Palmerston. The defining architectural concept is the creation of a village plaza which connects, integrates, and extends the adjoining park into the surrounding parkland.

Buchan wins AIA Queensland Commercial Award 2018

The Australian Institute of Architects (Queensland) has awarded Robina Town Centre Market Hall Redevelopment a commercial architecture award. The project includes a brand new two-storey food precinct, dubbed ‘The Kitchens’ which celebrates local and regional produce. The 2018 Queensland Architecture Awards were announced on 8 June. Winners progress to the National Architecture Awards to be announced in November.

The Hub Hornby Wins PC NZ Award

The Property Council of New Zealand has recognised the Buchan designed ‘The Hub Hornby’ in the 2018 Property Council New Zealand Rider Levett Bucknall Property Industry Awards. The annual awards program honors projects that promote excellence in design and innovation in the built environment and The Hub Hornby in Christchurch was selected as the winner of the RCG Retail Property Award for its $65 million expansion. Buchan’s senior associate, Daren

Australian Interior Design Award 2018

Grimshaw in association with Buchan has won the 2018 Australian Interior Design Award for Interior Design Impact for the Highpoint Shopping Centre North East Precinct Development. The North East Precinct Development provides Melbourne’s west a premium retail, food and experiential offer through aspirational and sustainable design. Buchan has designed numerous stages of Highpoint Shopping Centre and this expansion has cemented Highpoint as a leading destination outside the CBD.

In the media: Buchan becomes a global firm

A newly-announced merger by The Buchan Group, now known simply as Buchan, cements its place as a truly global design company. Buchan has merged three practices from across Australasia, Asia and Europe to form one unified company, the group announced last week. The announcement comes along with a complete rebrand for the group and a shortening of the name from The Buchan Group to just Buchan. The company operates from studios in

Buchan merger broadens global expertise

Bringing together a multidisciplinary team of almost 400 professionals across Australasia, Asia and Europe, Buchan (formerly The Buchan Group) has merged three practices to form one unified company, it was announced today. The merger is the result of a strong history of working together across borders for more than three decades and will, along with the company’s new brand – also unveiled today – further strengthen its reputation as one

Phil Schoutrop to speak at Property Council Australia event on “The Future of Placemaking, Retail 2030” in Sydney

On Friday, June 1st, Buchan Principal + Director Phil Schoutrop will speak at the Property Council of Australia June Business Lunch in Sydney. His presentation will discuss the evolution of retail and specifically the importance of placemaking in lifestyle projects of the future. Buchan is also a proud sponsor of this event. RETAIL 2030 – THE FUTURE OF PLACEMAKING IN DEVELOPMENT Property Council of Australia Business Lunch June 1, 2018 12.00pm–2.00pm The Hyatt Regency,

Brett Saville Co-Creative Director for 2018 National Architecture Conference

Managing Principal Brett Saville of Buchan’s Gold Coast studio is co-creative director for the 2018 national architecture conference on the Gold Coast. Themed ‘Edge’ the conference will take its Gold Coast setting as inspiration for the theme. The program brings experts together to explore architecture’s ability to impact our quality of life on the Edge – of our region, our cities and our environment. EDGE 2018 National Architecture Conference June 6-8, 2018

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