Architecture

Our architecture is first and foremost about people, making places for shelter, healing, learning, working, travelling and enjoying.

Glenroy Community Hub. Photography: Dianna Snape

DesignInc is single-minded about creating healthy buildings and places for people that make a positive difference to the health and happiness of people’s lives through the quality of every environment we create. Our work balances functionality and place, incorporating connections to Country, landscape, and respecting diversity.

Our Architectural experience spans a range of portfolios including:

  • Schools and universities
  • Hospitals and health facilities
  • Public buildings
  • Libraries and community hubs
  • Sports and recreation facilities
  • Residential developments

Architecture has the unique capacity to be creative and problem solving at the same time. There is never one specific solution; good architecture is achieved through a designer’s exposure and experience of many different things.

Stephen Webb
Design Director, DesignInc Melbourne
Barossa Valley Estate Cellar Door. Photography: David Sievers

Architecture Awards

YearAwardProject
2022 Overall Winner, Learning Environments Australasia Ultimo Public School
2022 Winner, New Construction / Entire New Education Facility, Learning Environments Australasia Ultimo Public School
2022 Shortlisted, Education Category, Australian Institute of Architects (NSW) Ultimo Public School
2020 Commendation, New Construction / Entire New Educational Facility, Learning Environments Australasia Adelaide Botanic High School
2020 Commendation, Renovation / Modernisation over $5 Million, Learning Environments Australasia Lindfield Learning Village
2019 Derrick Kendrick Award for Sustainable Architecture, Australian Institute of Architects (SA) Adelaide Botanic High School
2019 Dr John Mayfield Award for Educational Architecture, Australian Institute of Architects (SA) Adelaide Botanic High School
2019 Robert Dickson Award for Interior Architecture, Australian Institute of Architects (SA) Adelaide Botanic High School
2019 Winner, Public Architecture Award, Australian Institute of Architects (NSW) Shellharbour Civic Centre
2019 Gold Award, Built Environment Education, Design Institute of Australia (SA/NT) Awards Adelaide Botanic High School
2015 Commendation, Urban Design Award, Australian Institute of Architects (NSW) Chatswood Transport Interchange
2019 High Commendation, Community Facility of the Year, Parks & Leisure Australia (SA/NT) Mitcham Memorial Library
2019 Overall Winner, Learning Environments (SA/NT) Adelaide Botanic High School
2019 Winner, Australian Library and Information Association Shellharbour Civic Centre
2016 Winner, International Design Competition PHIVE—Parramatta Civic Hub
2015 Winner, International Design Competition, Ultimo Public School