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Women Speaking

Posted 1 week ago | Comments: 0

Always looking to improve the skills of HAA’s people, when Hector heard of Women Speaking workshops run by Catherine McGrath Media, he had no doubt it would be beneficial. As a result, the women of HAA had a great time this week improving their public speaking skills at a one day workshop guided by former journalist, Catherine McGrath. Giving a...

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Green Star accredited

Green Star accredited

Posted 2 weeks ago | Comments: 0

Recognising that it is important to offer our clients the best advice for the sustainability of their buildings, both old and new, HAA now has a Green Star Accredited Professional. Ben Slee already had expertise in sustainability, with 20 years’ experience designing award winning sustainable buildings. As well, Ben researched possible modifications to...

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A Building Revitalized

A Building Revitalized

Posted 2 months ago | Comments: 0

It took almost three years from conception to completion, but last night saw the official re-opening of 31 Bligh Street as the headquarters of the Lowy Institute, the highly respected think-tank. HAA was first approached to undertake a feasibility study for creating appropriate work and reception spaces at the building that was once the New South Wales...

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Bylong Valley – a cultural landscape

Bylong Valley – a cultural landscape

Posted 3 months ago | Comments: 0

Yesterday, the NSW Independent Planning Commission refused the development of the Bylong Valley coalmine. The decision allows this beautiful valley to be retained unscathed. At the request of the Heritage Council, Hector Abrahams Architects wrote an assessment both of the landscape and the impact of the proposed mine on the landscape’s cultural and...

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Hands-on architects

Hands-on architects

Posted 3 months ago | Comments: 0

There is nothing quite like doing something yourself to improve your understanding of the process, materials and any complications that might occur. For this reason, HAA is always supportive of our architects taking up hands-on opportunities. Jennifer Castaldi has just returned from a week long masterclass on roofing, roof plumbing repair and reproduction...

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International award for the Sir John Monash Centre

International award for the Sir John Monash Centre

Posted 5 months ago | Comments: 0

The Sir John Monash Centre, the interpretation centre located at the Australian National Memorial in France, has received an International Architecture Award by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design and the European Centre for Architecture and Urban Studies, . The awards are described as “the highest and most prestigious...

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