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Garden State Hotel by Techne Architecture + Interior Design

What does it take to redesign a tried and tested model? For centuries, the iconic Australian pub has shaped our country’s communities, quenching the thirsts of millions of Aussies and offering social solace at the end of a long, hard day. This side of the new century, our shifting lifestyles, played out in the concrete jungles of our capital cities, has bred a new brand of beer o’clock. But just how ‘refreshing’ is it?

  • Garden State Hotel

  • Garden State Hotel

  • Garden State Hotel

  • Garden State Hotel

  • Garden State Hotel

  • Garden State Hotel

  • Garden State Hotel

Techne Architecture + Interior Design

Shannon McGrath


Structural Engineer
Robert Bird Group

Project Manager
SEMZ Property Group

Building Surveyor
Gardner Group

Services Engineer
WSP Group

Ayus Botanical

Eleisha Gray

Light Project
Artefact Industries
Douglas & Bec

Lysaght – Metal cladding
Market Timbers – Timber lining boards and dining timber
Rugs Carpet + Design – Bar and bistro carpet
Interface – Carpet tiles
Signorino – Lobby floor tiles
Classic Ceramics – WC floor tiles
Eco Timber Group – Engineered floorboards
Forbo Flooring Systems – Vinyl flooring in bars
TredFX – Tactile surface indicators
Krause Bricks – Brick walls
Cerdomus – Courtyard tiles
Johnson Tiles – WC tiles
Ampelite – Wall plastic
Glass Brick Shop – Glass bricks
Mitchell Group – Coloured glass inserts
Dulux – Paint throughout
Ici Et La – Water proof fabric
George White – Metal work

Fixed & Fitted
GWA – Caroma ‘Liano’ shower set, grab rail, toilet suites and vanity basins
Rogerseller – Basin tap
JD MacDonald – Toilet roll holder and coat hook
Mary Noall – Disabled toilet roll holder
Astra Walker – Hooks and soap dispensers
Kyissa – Toilet partition
Dyson – Airblade V Hand Dryer
Phoenix Tapware – WC tapware
Enware – Disabled WC tapware
Reece – Floor waste
Axess Glass Products – Glass shelf

Read the full story in Indesign Magazine issue #67.

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