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South Australia Projects

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South Australia Projects


March 11th, 2009

Firms in this listing:

Frost Design
JPE Design Studio
Matthews Architects
MPH Architects


Frost Design | frostdesign.com.au

SA Water Signage & Environmental Graphics

Location: Adelaide, South Australia

Completed: February 2009

From the designers:

“For the new SA Water headquarters, Frost has developed a major signage and environmental graphics scheme as part of the interior fit-out, including a major stair and facade installation. The primary objective of the development is to unite all facilities and staff into one site, encouraging interaction and teamwork. Frost has created a varied palette for staff to respond to and be inspired by.”




JPE Design Studio
| jpe.com.au

BioSA Incubator

Project team:
JPE Design Studio in association with Capital Architecture & Henn Architekten

Square metres:

South Australia, Thebarton, West Thebarton Road

Type of development:

Completion date:
Completed August 2008
Located within the Thebarton Science Precinct, the BioSA Incubator is a multi-tenanted building providing ‘cutting edge’ laboratory facilities & office accommodation to individual ‘early stage’ companies.

It has attracted a diverse range of local, national & international life science companies by offering development services & specialised research equipment to accelerate company growth.


Electoral Commission SA

Project team:
Michael Edwards, Carli Carrick, Louise Parker

Square metres:

South Australia, Adelaide, Level 6 – 60 Light Square

Type of development:

Completion date:
February 2009

“To reflect the corporate image throughout the design, a dynamic & bespoke methodology was incorporated, symbolic of the day to day operations. The ‘count’ is reflected through the form of an abstract abacus style symbolisation.

“Layers & various forms of green graphic film transform the space allowing a vibrancy & fresh approach to bleed through the space.”



Matthews Architects

The construction of a $20 million Toyota Showroom is now in progress at West Terrace. Over four levels and 6,000 m2, cars will be displayed at multiple levels creating a dynamic and interesting façade. The project should take one year to complete.


west terrace Matthews architects



Matthews are also continuing work with Adelaide Motors on the BMW showroom – an extension of a previous project. On a prominent corner of West Terrace, the project will be two levels with 1,200 m2 and is expected to finish by the end of 2009.

In Addition the firm is working on a showroom for Honda. This 1,200-m2 project on the edge of the city is a commercial area – due for completion early 2009.

The Hotel Royal – a refurbishment of an art deco-style hotel in the growing residential area of Myle End. With a classic1940s appearance, the property has traditional art deco features. The 500-m2 ground-floor refurbishment is due to start this year.



MPH Architects | mpharchitects.com.au

MPH has completed a 4,000-m2 fit out at 19 Gutger Street in South Adelaide, for Thompson Playford Solicitors. The project is a client entertainment area on level 7, featuring timber decks inside and out for a seamless transition. This was completed in November 2008.

Others completed late last year include:

Westpac House – Kelly & Co Lawyers, 2,200 m2, completed November 2008.

Fisher Jeffries Lawyers – 2,000 m2, completed December 2008.

Serar Morson Lakes – new building and interior.  University of South Australia, with Daryl Jackson. Completed November 2008. (Hero image and below)


university of south australia mph




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