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Canberra North

Appointed by client QIC, Buchan developed the overall masterplan for the site together with the design for a significant mixed-use development on an undeveloped CBD carpark known as Section 96. Setting a sustainable precedent for future expansion, Buchan closely analysed the existing streetscape to inform the masterplan. A focus on activated, landscaped pedestrian spaces break […]

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Melbourne Walk

This inner-city site encapsulates eight separate buildings of different eras on an entire block, uniquely placed at the intersection of Melbourne’s primary shopping street, Bourke Street Mall, and the city’s north-south retail laneway network. Bounded by the confluence of the four public street interfaces, all differing in character and function, Buchan’s design creates high value […]

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Bar Alba

An intimate wine bar, Bar Alba is dedicated to showcasing fine Italian produce and fortifies the client’s passion for bringing quality wines and the convivial Italian lifestyle to the people of Kew. An ode to classic, comforting and timeless design, the brief was to deliver a classic European wine bar aesthetic. The client’s desired somewhere […]

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Chadstone Shopping Centre

Buchan has designed and delivered over three decades of renovation and expansion for ‘Chaddy’, which has earned a special place in the hearts of locals and international visitors alike. The world-class architecture reflects the essence of a leading flagship retail centre and perfectly showcases the premium customer experience on offer at Chadstone. The crowning jewel […]

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Locomotive Workshop has been awarded Best Heritage Development at the 2023 Property Council of Australia Innovation & Excellence Awards tonight. The award recognises the revitalisation of the iconic Locomotive Workshop has delivered a unique new workplace, culture and heritage hub for Sydney. Congratulations to Mirvac, Mirvac Design, Sissons Architects, Buchan, and Curio Projects on this accolade, and to all […]

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Locomotive Workshop has received a Heritage Commendation and a Commercial Commendation at the 2023 NSW Architecture Awards, which celebrate design excellence in architecture across the state. Sissons Architects with Buchan and Mirvac Design, and Curio Projects, collaborated to transform Locomotive Workshop from an Industrial-era building into a captivating multi-use commercial and community precinct that honours […]

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International design practice Buchan continues to build capability and capacity with two new appointments in New Zealand. Scott Inverarity joins the Auckland studio as a Senior Associate, whilst Christchurch welcomes Associate Crispin Schurr. New Zealand Regional Operations Leader and Christchurch Principal, Raylene McEwan, says both will work across the entire business, in line with Buchan’s fluid structure […]

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Marriott Momi Bay Resort

Located at Momi Bay, the 250-room resort is in the centre of a 21-hectare lagoon. The accommodation features 92 free-standing beachside bures, 22 overwater bure and 136 rooms in the hotel’s main accommodation buildings. Buchan was appointed to the project in 2013 after the hotel’s initial construction was postponed by the GFC. The team made […]

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Micro Hotel

The design features well-thought out, efficiently planned Japanese style guest rooms. These link with generous communal spaces based on Melbourne’s renowned food and beverage offers. A joint project between Buchan and our alliance partner Nikken Sekkei, 130 Russell Street reflects a meeting of the Eastern and Western minds. It showcases Japanese innovation, attention to detail, […]

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