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Ace Hotel Sydney rises from within the historic Tyne House warehouse

Ace Hotel Sydney rises from within the historic Tyne House warehouse

Bates Smart director Guy Lake walks us through the architectural aspects involved in transforming a heritage 1915 brick factory into the Ace Hotel Sydney.

6 staircases that have us spiralling out of control

6 staircases that have us spiralling out of control

In the hands of commercial architects, spiral staircases have never been so beautifully resolved. Gillian Serisier shares 6 eye-popping commercial spiral staircases.

A hub of flexibility: Bates Smart designs Hub Australia’s newest co-working space

A hub of flexibility: Bates Smart designs Hub Australia’s newest co-working space

With a new emphasis on luxury, Hub Wynyard in Sydney accommodates hybrid working in a fit out that strongly connects with the city.

Building our future: The Building shortlist

Building our future: The Building shortlist

This year’s INDE.Awards – The Building shortlist recognises projects that mark new direction in the future of architecture.

A ‘home away from home’ for this mobile workforce

A ‘home away from home’ for this mobile workforce

‘Sense of place’ makes a workplace feel uniquely welcoming and familiar. In its fit-out for Boston Consulting Group, Bates Smart with Schiavello conjure a ‘home away from home’ for its mobile workforce.

Indesignlive’s top hospitality projects of 2021

Indesignlive’s top hospitality projects of 2021

We couldn’t pick all of our favourites, but here’s a small sample of the best hospitality projects produced this year.

7 therapeutic interiors designed with mental health in mind

7 therapeutic interiors designed with mental health in mind

To celebrate Mental Health Week this year, we explore 7 artfully therapeutic environments that have been designed with mental health front of mind.

Bates Smart raises the creative bar at Teahouse Crown Sydney

Bates Smart raises the creative bar at Teahouse Crown Sydney

Designed as an exquisite Chinoiserie jewel box, stepping into the Teahouse at Crown Sydney, by Bates Smart, is a luxurious experiential journey like no other.

Technology meets wellness in Charter Hall x Cox Architecture’s 130 Lonsdale Street

Technology meets wellness in Charter Hall x Cox Architecture’s 130 Lonsdale Street

As questions around the meaning of a 9-to-5 workplace continue to arise, Charter Hall and Cox look towards technology and wellbeing for the solution.

On the move: shifts made in leadership teams across industry

On the move: shifts made in leadership teams across industry

As June bumps into July, in 2021, GroupGSA’s founding director moves on; meanwhile, Architectus, Bates Smart and more ordain newly appointed leaders.

What ever will coerce people out of home and back to the CBD?

What ever will coerce people out of home and back to the CBD?

The pandemic saw unprecedented freedoms given to employees in an effort to keep the ball rolling. But as we move away from it, what does the ideal office look like in a post-pandemic world, and what will it take to bring employees back to the office in a full time capacity?

Bates Smart puts the jewel in the Hilton crown

Bates Smart puts the jewel in the Hilton crown

It’s beautiful, hidden away and oh so Melbourne. Hilton Little Queen Street is open for business and is sparkling like a diamond.