Today stage 1 of the Illawarra International Health Precinct designed by our Healthcare Studio received the 5 star rating under the Green Building Council of Aust Healthcare Design v1 . The very first hospital in NSW to do so. Well done team!
We are pleased to welcome America Garcia to the Imagescape Design Studios team. America has a Masters in Architectural Science (Sustainable Design) from the University of Sydney as well as a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the Universidad Vasco de Quiroga in Mexico. Additionally America studied interior design in the New York School of Interior Design. We are certain America will provide a va ...[Read More]
Recently Christine Kelly, Principal of the Tourism Studio, attended the Illawarra Tourism Industry seminar. Focusing on creating a point of difference and achieving quality the seminar had lessons for all business looking to serve their clients better. It is clear that just doing what you have always done is not good enough in our digital age. Expectations have risen and we must step up to met the ...[Read More]
We are pleased to welcome Federica Stano to Imagescape Design Studios. Federica has a Masters Degree in Architecture for Sustainability from the Polytechnic University of Turin. Since graduating she has been responsible for a number of luxury residences with involvement in the architecture, interiors and landscape architecture. Federica brings a range of skills in architecture and landscape archit ...[Read More]
Imagescape Design Studios are pleased to announce that in October Strategic Director, Stephen Phillips, was elected to the committee of the Australian Health Design Council. The Australian Health Design Council represents the health design sector in providing expert advisory services in health facility design, planning and management to industry and government. The key objectives are to establish ...[Read More]
Imagescape Design Studios is pleased to have been appointed to explore how their building in Kembla St Wollongong may be optimised. For our director Stephen Phillips it was a journey back in time having been associated with the design of this building while a student with Hirst and Kennedy Architects back in 1979.
Our Creative Director Christine Kelly is pleased to announce Imagescape Design Studios’ major sponsorship of the second running of the Choir-tly Loud Festival to be held October. Festival director Louise Meyrick was taken by surprise… ‘I am so gobsmacked. That is extraordinarily generous’ We look forward to our continuing involvement with this wonderful event which is held ...[Read More]
Imagescape Design Studios is excited to announce that final construction drawings have been issued to the builder for Stage 1 of the Illawarra International Health Precinct at Huntley. Located in the southern growth area of Wollongong this site will accommodate 650 hospital beds with a full range of specialties when completed. Stage 1 provide 59 hospital beds with 6 operating theaters, recovery an ...[Read More]
Construction Certificate issued for Stage 1 of the the Illawarra International Health Precinct. All approvals have now been received from NSW Planning and Wollongong City Council enabling Blackett Magurie and Goldsmith (PCA) to issue the construction certificate today. Creative Director Christine Kelly stated this is a momentous day for this billion dollar project with stage 1 now ready to commenc ...[Read More]
Australia’s first shopfront HIV testing clinic was officially opened today by the Hon Jullian Skinner NSW Minister for Health. More to come soon…
See what we have produced for the Illawarra International Health Precinct :- The advent of BIM technology couples with animation software makes the process of converting the design ideas to a virtual walkthrough faster, cheaper and easier. And then leveraging off YouTube it is possible to disseminate the information widely to stakeholders, investors or the community using PC’s tablets or on their ...[Read More]
Knowledge,Experience & Expertise Christine Kelly — Creative Director Faced with the challenges of current and upcoming planning regulations Christine has been brave enough to return to her old alma mater (Sydney University) to commence a Master of Urban and Regional Planning. The challenges facing clients are the ever changing requirements and enforcements of local and state government planni ...[Read More]
CURIOUS NEWS (A $40K Prefab Container) The units are lined with bamboo, a highly sustainable wood because it grows like, well, bamboo, and the siding is rot-resistant cedar. Shipped from the manufacturing plant in China 90% complete, it takes 5-7 days to finish up the installation with nothing more than a screwdriver and a hammer, according to one of the design partners in the four man company, Ch ...[Read More]
TAX BREAKS FOR GREEN BUILDINGS Imagescape Design Studios is proud of having a professional team of specialist who are here to help you realise the full potential of your development. With a Masters in Sustainable Architecture Frank Camillo is well placed to assist in the upgrade of your older buildings to meet the new Government energy efficiency initiatives. From 1 July 2012, businesses that inve ...[Read More]
JOINT VENTURE Imagescape Design Studios has recently undertaken a joint venture with international landscape and urban design firm Proap responding to a design competition. While we cannot disclose the details of the competition we can say that working with Proap has been a rewarding experience. Founded in 1989 Proap has undertaken significant projects across Europe and Africa from offices in Ital ...[Read More]
Michigan Theatre The Michigan Theatre was built upon the birthplace of the Ford automobile in 1926 alongside the connected 13-story Michigan Building office tower. The 4,000 seat Michigan Theatre has been left to decay, another casualty in Detroit’s long decline since its heyday as the car-manufacturing Mecca. Ironically, one of the factors that forced the closure of the opulent theatre was ...[Read More]
PROJECT UPDATE The upgrading of the Avondale Village for Adventist Aged Care is proceeding with the development application to be lodged first quarter of 2010. This project provides for the replacement or refurbishment of 40 independent living units in the village together with a new activity centre linked to the administration building. Construction of the Hannaford Centre at Rozelle for Leichhar ...[Read More]
Tony Kelly announces approval of Illawarra International Health Precinct Imagescape Design Studios is pleased to report that last week The Hon Tony Kelly, Minister for Planning announced the approval of the Illawarra International Health Precinct at Huntley in the Illawarra just seven months after the application was lodged with the Department of Planning. The approval covers concept designs prepa ...[Read More]
Imagescape Design Studios gives Heartland Holden a new look Imagescape Design Studios is pleased to announce the successful completion of the refurbishment of the Heartland Holden showroom at Castle Hill. This project provided a full glass display frontage, with new ceilings, air conditioning and lighting wrapped around the existing steel structure. The refurbished showroom provides for the displa ...[Read More]
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