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Locomotive Workshop South Eveleigh has made it onto the Prix Versailles’ list of the ‘World’s Most Beautiful’ projects after being awarded the prestigious Prix Versailles 2023 for South Asia and the Pacific (Shopping Malls category). Buchan is proud to be a collaboration partner on this incredible Mirvac project with Sissons Architects, Mirvac Design and Curio […]

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Buchan recognised by LFRA

Buchan has been recognised by the Large Format Retail Association (LFRA) for immense contribution to the industry. For more than 25 years Buchan has collaborated with our clients and industry partners to design and develop new concepts in Large Format Retail that have paved the way for a transition from traditional ‘big box’ to lifestyle-oriented […]

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Locomotive Workshop has been awarded Best Heritage Development at the 2023 Property Council of Australia Innovation & Excellence Awards tonight. The award recognises the revitalisation of the iconic Locomotive Workshop has delivered a unique new workplace, culture and heritage hub for Sydney. Congratulations to Mirvac, Mirvac Design, Sissons Architects, Buchan, and Curio Projects on this accolade, and to all […]

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Locomotive Workshop has received a Heritage Commendation and a Commercial Commendation at the 2023 NSW Architecture Awards, which celebrate design excellence in architecture across the state. Sissons Architects with Buchan and Mirvac Design, and Curio Projects, collaborated to transform Locomotive Workshop from an Industrial-era building into a captivating multi-use commercial and community precinct that honours […]

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Congratulations to Buchan Student of Architecture Sam Shaw for his award-winning design submission in the 2022 Australian Institute of Architects Victorian Student Ideas Competition. Sam’s award-winning submission considered ‘Ageing in Autism’ and the challenges facing our health and aged care systems as people with intellectual disabilities begin to outlive their parents and primary carers. The […]

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Ipswich Children’s Library and Melbourne’s Bar Alba have been shortlisted for the 2022 Interior Design Excellence Awards (IDEA). Shortlisted for the Public Space and Sustainability categories, Ipswich Children’s Library is Australia’s first standalone children’s library. Every aspect of the whimsical space has been designed exclusively for young people, right down to the shelving and furniture heights, interactive […]

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Congratulations to Buchan’s Rachel Pettigrew who was awarded a Rising Star ‘Special Merit’ at the recent National Association of Women in Construction NZ Excellence Awards. The Rising Star award celebrates women who are new to the industry, with judges highlighting Rachel’s positive story of pivoting careers as key to her being recognised. The NAWIC awards programme […]

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Congratulations to Buchan Student of Architecture Kate Donaldson, who has received the Bates Smart Award for Architecture in Media – State Award at the 2022 Victorian Architecture Awards alongside co-editors Michaela Prunotto and Manning McBride for their work on Inflection Vol. 08 Presence. The journal of the Melbourne School of Design, Inflection, is a collection of provocative and thought-promoting architectural […]

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The bold and culturally immersive Armstrong Creek Town Centre Library and Community Hub concept design by Buchan for the City of Greater Geelong has been embraced by the local community and will commence construction late this year. Buchan was appointed to the project after winning the design competition for burgeoning Armstrong Creek area’s first civic and social […]

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We are incredibly proud to announce Tulmur Place and Ipswich Library has won the 2021 UDIA Queensland Award for Excellence in Social and Community Infrastructure, recognising the project an ‘exceptional example of community infrastructure’. Congratulations to the entire team behind this remarkable project. Buchan has worked closely with the Ipswich City Council and local community over many […]

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