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  • 10.03.2017

    peckvonhartel’s latest ACT Government project, the Access Canberra Woden Service Centre, was officially opened by Minister Ramsay on Friday 3 March 2017.Innovation and a strong connection to the community is what makes this fitout unique. Fun is a key aspect, with bright, colourful finishes and artwork and wall graphics by local artists and photographers.

  • 08.03.2017

    At peckvonhartel we celebrate gender diversity and inclusion within the workplace. 60% of our staff are women and International Women’s Day is an opportunity for us to celebrate and support the women we know and are lucky to work with.

  • 09.12.2016

    On Sunday 4 December 2016, peckvonhartel Principal Yvonne von Hartel's interview on the programme 'Reflections' was broadcast on radio station 3MBS produced by Luis Meija. Interviewer Susan Porter posed questions on Yvonne's architectural influences, early work, current interests and patronage of the Arts as topics interspersed with 6 of Yvonne's musical favourites.

  • 05.12.2016

    peckvonhartel has recently been working with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) to develop a prototype space for Activity Based Working (ABW) in their Sydney office. ASIC will utilise this prototype to test the integration of the ABW concept with different work styles and settings enabling them to develop and refine the concept.

  • 25.11.2016

    The 2degrees Renewables Innovation Hub was officially opened in Canberra on Tuesday 22 November 2016 by Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability Shane Rattenbury MLA. peckvonhartel was engaged to design and deliver the innovation hub which will bring together innovative startups and pioneering organisations from Australia and around the World to develop the ACT’s vibrant renewable energy and cleantech sectors.

  • 18.11.2016

    peckvonhartel is pleased to announce the recent completion of refurbishment work to the Stamford Plaza hotel in central Melbourne. peckvonhartel provided architectural and interior design services for the 26 additional suites to the Little Collins Street façade, complimenting the penthouse and pool areas refurbished by peckvonhartel in January 2014.

  • 19.10.2016

    Canberra will soon see a new boutique hotel in the heart of the CBD! peckvonhartel is excited to be working with the Zapari Group to bring this project to life. The developer purchased Eclipse House in April for the purposes of developing an adaptive resuse of the existing office building into a 153 room hotel.

  • 11/10/2016

    peckvonhartel is delighted to announce that we are currently delivering another exciting flexible office space fitout and one of the most exciting fitouts in Canberra! Access Canberra is a relatively new entity within the ACT Government. While the flexible and Activity Based Working (ABW) initiatives included in this fitout meet contemporary standards, the element of surprise, enthusiasm and innovation is what makes this fitout unique.

  • 07.10.2016

    We are excited to be working with the National Arboretum in Canberra to design a new outdoor shelter for the Southern Tablelands Ecosystem Park (STEP) Forest. Don’t miss out on the National Arboretum open day in Canberra tomorrow, 8 October, where visitors will be able to drive through the southern forests which are usually closed to the public.

  • 09.09.2016

    Congratulations to Rackspace (a peckvonhartel design project) ranked #1 in the Best Places to Work in Australia: under 100 employees 2016! Known as the home of “Fanatical Support”, the Rackspace Sydney office is home to a young, energetic and highly motivated workforce. A great client, a great project, a great outcome!

  • 07.09.2016

    peckvonhartel was delighted to note the appointment of Catherine Townsend, a peckvonhartel alumni, as ACT Government Architect. Catherine was a Principal in our ACT office, a role she shared with Jo Metcalfe, now General Manager ACT and Southern NSW for GHD. The Practice has always looked for and developed leadership skills in its staff, and while taking no credit for the later development in Catherine and Jill we take pride in their achievements as we do with the many peckvonhartel alumni and team members.

  • 10.08.2016

    Southport Tuggeranong construction is underway! These drone photos by Overall Photography offer an impressive aerial view of the site and give an idea of the amazing views these new apartments will have when complete.peckvonhartel are providing developers Geocon with architectural services to complete the construction of this impressive multi-unit development.Stay tuned for more project updates.

  • 30.06.2016

    Congratulations to Quintessential Equity for securing the single largest property investment to date for the new WorkSafe headquarters at One Malop Street, Geelong! Quintessential Equity secured $68 million in construction finance provided by the federal government’s Clean Energy Finance Corporation. Designed by peckvonhartel the project is aiming for a 5.5 star NABERS energy rating and will be a leading example of how green solutions can be incorporated with an historic landmark building....

  • 28.04.2016

    Canberra’s tallest residential building and Gungahlin’s first high-rise residential development ‘Infinity Towers’ is set to change the face of the Gungahlin town centre. peckvonhartel responded to the challenge set by the developers GEOCON, for their largest development to date. The two towers will hold 426 apartments, over 50 of which have already sold since launching to the market in April. At 20 and 22 storeys and a height of 70 metres, Infinity Towers will be one of the highest structures in Canberra.

  • 24.03.2016

    peckvonhartel is excited to announce our fitout for the ACT Government Offices in Gungahlin ACT has been shortlisted in the Workplace category for the Australian Interior Design Awards 2016. Read more...

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