Architect - Heritage Conservation Specialist

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Consultant

​Summary (provided by consultant)

Name: Mr Scott Curran, ARTAS Architects

Address: Level 1, 73 Paterson Street, Launceston TAS 7250 (PO Box 378, Launceston TAS 7250)

Phone: (03) 6331 2731

Mobile: 0418 524 096

Emailscott@artas.com.au

Webwww.artas.com.au

Updated: July 2019​


ARTAS Architects was founded in Launceston in 1989 and operates statewide.  ARTAS has worked on the restoration and revitalisation of many of Tasmania's historically listed buildings including:
  • ​CH Smith
  • EXAhouse
  • QVMAG
ARTAS specialises in adaptive re-use and building revitalisation, designing a solution to maximise the potential of our heritage buildings to create a new functionality that is relevant in today's market. This innovation creates a unique experience in each and every project.​​
Operates: Statewide​​

Name: Mr David Wixted, Heritage ALLIANCE

Address: 41 Cobden Street, North Melbourne VIC 3051

Phone: (03) 9328 5133

Mobile: 0437 619 922

Web: www.heritagealliance.com.au


 
Updated: July 2019

Heritage Alliance provides heritage services in the areas of historic built fabric, cultural landscape and heritage planning: We undertake heritage surveys for local and state governments including area, thematic and typological surveys; works documentation for architectural works to heritage structures; heritage and planning advice to local government, private owners and asset managers; archival recording and documentation using photography and 3D scanning; heritage assessments and expert evidence at tribunals and panel hearings. We provide architectural, photographic, historical and planning expertise to a wide range of clients.  Professional work has been carried out in Tasmania, Queensland and Victoria. 

Recent projects have included heritage studies of the Regional City of Cairns, and the Mornington Peninsula Shire along with a study of munition sites in City of Maribyrnong, “half houses” in the City of Brimbank, multiple cemeteries for the Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust plus works documentation to State Heritage places such as Glass Terraces, Footscray Town Hall portico and Bendigo’s Cemetery Chapel.  Advice on the repair of heritage places has also been given to a number of organisations or institutions which own some of Melbourne’s earliest buildings (bluestone houses, early shops and hotels), along with modernist places (former ANZ Malvern, ABC Ripponlea).

MICOMOS , registered Architect,

Name: Charles Ellis

Address: 16 Meredith Crescent, South Launceston 7249​

Mobile: 0407 355 489

Emailcellisarchitecture@bigpond.com​

Web: www.cellisarchitecture.com.au

Updated: July 2019​​

Charlie Ellis Architecture has extensive experience working on sensitive heritage buildings within Tasmania. Projects include: Central Highlands Visitor Centre - a new contemporary building inserted between two significant heritage listed sandstone buildings; Private residence, Arthur's Circus - internal alterations and an extension to an existing heritage listed cottage; Private residence - Bothwell - design of alterations and additions to an existing sandstone homestead.
Bachelor of Environmental Design, Bachelor of Architecture, Registered Architect TAS No:821, Accredited Building Practitioner TAS
 
Operates: Statewide​​

Name: Ms Cath Hall, Mr Michael Verdouw & Mr Fred Ward, 1+2 Architecture Pty Ltd

Address: 27 Melville Street, Hobart TAS 7000

Phone: 6234 8122

Email: fred@1plus2architecture.com

Web: www.1plus2architecture.com 

Updated: July 2019​​

​​1+2 Architecture is a multi award winning, Tasmanian architectural practice specialising in the design and delivery of contemporary architecture. Recent and current clients include The Tasmanian Government, Clarence and Sorell Councils, The Anglican Church, The Catholic Church, Hobart Baptist Church, Vos Construction and Joinery and Stornoway. We have a growing portfolio of significant Heritage projects and enjoy a successful working relationship with Heritage Tasmania. We won the Australian Institute of Architects Heritage Award in 2013 and 2015. In 2014 we won the AIA James Blackburn Triennial Prize (for heritage architecture) and the API Vic/Tas Heritage award.

Operates: State wide

Name: Mr Neil Shillito, Neil Shillito Architects

Address: PO Box 4600, Hobart TAS 7000

Phone: 6234 5297

Mobile: 0488 350 995

Email: shillitoarch@netspace.net.au 

Updated: July 2019​​

​Neil Shillito Architects is a small practice specialising in repair, conservation, adaptation and new additions to heritage listed buildings - from the traditional small, weatherboard cottage to substantial sandstone and brick structures.  Whatever the scale or budget the same depth of experience, care and consideration are given to the project from advice and design, to working drawings and finding the right builder and trades skills.

Operates: State wide

Name: Mr Tim Penny, Tim Penny Architecture and Interiors

Address: 187 Liverpool Street, Hobart TAS 7000

Phone: 6231 5655

Fax: 6231 4530

Email: tim@timpennyarchitecture.com

Web: www.timpennyarchitecture.com

Updated: July 2019 ​​

TPA+i has expertise in restoration and conservation, together with adaptive reuse of Heritage buildings to accommodate a wide range of contemporary uses, such as residential, community, health, education and hospitality. Recent project under construction is the major restoration works at St. George’s Church in Battery Point Hobart. We have extensive experience in designing for complex sites and managing specialist sub-consultants such as palaeobotany, ecology, cultural heritage, archaeology, conservation management planning, interpretation, contemporary art and exhibition design.

Operates: State wide

Name: Mr Stephen Booker, Carstie Studio P.L.

Address: 35 Marshalls Road, Flowerdale TAS 7325

                 PO Box 283, Wynyard TAS 7325

Mobile: 0427 432 720

Email: stephen@carste.com.au

Web: www.carste.com.au 

Updated: July 2019​​
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​Stephen Booker (Carste Studio P.L.) is a conservation architect specialising in providing consulting services in architectural design in heritage sensitive areas, design, documentation and project delivery for adaptive reuse of places, conservation management plans, heritage assessments, impact statements and archival records.

International Member ICOMOS

Member Association of Preservation Technology International

Registered Architect NSW No 4613, TAS No1129

Heritage Advisor to Port Macquarie Hastings and Kempsey Shire, Councils

Member of the Royal Aust Institute of Architects NSW and TAS.

Tasmanian Building Services Licence No:968374330

Operates: State wide

​Name: Mr Peter Romey, Romey.Knaggs Heritage Pty Ltd

Address: PO Box 1, Pearl Beach NSW 2256

Mobile: 0417 502 381

Email: promey@rkheritage.com

Web: rkheritage.com

Updated: July 2019

​Romey.Knaggs Heritage Pty Ltd is a specialist heritage consulting firm established by Peter Romey and Mary Knaggs, who between them have over 50 years’ experience in heritage consultancy firms, government organisations and heritage site management.  We specialise in the provision of strategic input into the development and management of heritage buildings and places, often providing critical heritage advice at the early due diligence stage of a project.  We prepare, and undertake peer reviews of, heritage assessments, heritage impact assessments and conservation plans.  Although based in NSW, we have had extensive experience working in Tasmania and other states, as well as internationally.  

Operates: State wide

​Name: Lucy Burke-Smith, Purcell

Address: Office #25 The Commons Central, 20-40 Meagher Street, Chippendale, NSW 2008

Mobile: 0415 423 497

Email: lucy.burke-smith@purcellau.com  

Updated: July 2019

Purcell is an internationally recognised heritage and architectural practice established over 70 years ago in the UK.  With studios in the UK, Delhi and Hong Kong, and Australian staff in Sydney, Melbourne and Hobart, Purcell can offer its dedicated team of heritage consultants and conservation architects to provide invaluable guidance and advice regarding the management, repair and sensitive change to historic buildings. Services include conservation/architectural services/condition surveys, technical advice, conservation management planning, and heritage impact assessments.

Members of our team a registered to practice architecture in Tasmania and we have pre-qualification for architectural services with the Department of Treasury and Finance

Operates: State wide

​​Name: Mr Paul Johnston, Paul Johnston Architects and Heritage Consultants

Address: GPO Box 521, Hobart TAS 7001

Phone: 6231 1541

Mobile: 0402 908 751​

Email: paul@pauljohnstonarchitects.com 

Updated: July 2019

​Paul Johnston Architects are actively involved in a wide range of architectural design and conservation work and have pre-qualification with the Tasmanian State Government for heritage and design, and is a preferred heritage consultant to the University of Tasmania.  The practice has extensive skills in heritage assessment, conservation and planning and adaptive re-use design as a design strategy for successful development outcomes. Paul Johnston has appeared in the RMPAT tribunal as an expert witness, is a past advisory architect for the Works Committee of the Tasmanian Heritage Council and convener of the AIA Heritage Committee in Tasmania.

Operates: State wide

Name:  Philp Lighton Architects Pty Ltd

Address: 49 Sandy Bay Road, Battery Point TAS 7004

Phone: 6223 2333

Email: hobart@philplighton.com.au

Web: www.philplighton.com.au

Updated: July 2019

Philp Lighton Architects, established in 1934, is a long standing practice specialising in commercial projects and residential development. We provide a state wide service with offices in Hobart, Launceston and the North West coast.

Operates: State wide

​Name: Loop Architecture P/L

Address: Level 1, 57 George Street, Launceston TAS 7250

Phone: 6331 8488​

Mobile: 0418 134 293

Email: info@looparch.com.au

Web: www.looparch.com.au 

Updated: July 2019

​Loop Architecture is sympathetic to the increasing need for both conservation and built heritage in addition to environmentally sustainable and energy efficient architecture. Through careful design, inspired by site, sense of place, client expectations and relevant cultural issues, we have the ability to successfully integrate all facets of building conservation, adaptive re-use and procurement processes. We also harbour a comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of construction, both period and contemporary, and acknowledge responsibility to identify and rationalise the on-going maintenance and energy management of all projects. Heritage Advisory Services are also currently provided by Tony Purse to assist local councils with the assessment of development applications affecting historic places and buildings, guidance for maintenance and development of public and privately owned heritage property.

Operates: State wide

Name: Mr Graeme Corney

Address: 3/78a Esplanade, Rose Bay TAS 7015

Phone: 6243 1994

Mobile: 0448 014 005

Email: corneygr@bigpond.net.au 

Updated: July 2019

Graeme Corney is an architect who specialises in heritage projects.  He has extensive knowledge of Tasmania's heritage buildings built up from working in this industry for nearly 30 years. His skills include technical knowledge of building problems such as rising damp, conservation planning, building repairs, adaptations and extensions.

Operates: State wide

Name: Ms Gayle Plunkett, Gayle Plunkett Architect

Address: 7/62-64 Emu Bay Road, Deloraine TAS 7304

Mobile: 0418 873 112

Email: gayle@gayleplunkettarchitect.com 

Updated: July 2019

​Gayle Plunkett Architect has over 25 years of architectural experience on diverse projects mostly in harsh climates.  Heritage services are provided to private and public clients for: conservation management plans, historical research, building assessments, conservation and restoration and, especially, adaptive re-use for modern habitation, energy efficiency and longevity of service.  No project is too small or too large and each is approached in the same detailed manner - with the utmost respect for the place and for all involved in the process of reviving it - and determination for each project to be successful beyond expectation.

Member Australia ICOMOS; APT Australasia Member

Operates: North,  North-east, North-west

Name: ​Mr Peter Freeman, OAM

Address: 12 Thomas Street, Moruya NSW 2537

Phone: 6223 5249

Mobile: 0407 265 920

Email: mail@peterfreeman.com.au​

Web: www.peterfreeman.wordpress.com 

Updated: July 2019

​Peter Freeman P/L: Conservation Architects & Planners have undertaken consultancies in Tasmania since the late 1980's.  The practice has an office base in Hobart, and undertakes a broad range of heritage conservation projects.

Operates: State wide

Name: Mr Richard Nicholls, Richard Nicholls Architect Pty Ltd

Address: PO Box 5230, Launceston TAS 7250

Mobile: 0418640824

Email: rn@richardnichollsarchitect.com

Web: www.richardnichollsarchitect.com 

Updated: July 2019

​Richard Nicholls Architects is a design lead architectural practise.  We provide a range of consultancy services, predominantly in the residential sector, with an emphasis on creating a sense of place and unlocking the potential in heritage and other sensitive buildings.

Operates: State wide

​Name: David Denman + Associates

Architects: David Denman, Christie Denman, Geoff Clark

Address: 7/59 William Street, Launceston TAS 7250

Phone: 6334 4899

Email: admin@denman.studio​

Updated: July 2019

​David Denman + Associates (DDA) is a small architectural firm providing full architectural design and contract administration services in a wide variety of small to medium size projects including residential, multi- residential, heritage works, commercial, industrial and schools. David Denman began his career in architecture in 1967 and has worked in private practice, local and state government since. David completed a short course at the University of Canberra on the conservation of traditional buildings in 2001 and also established DDA that year. DDA has extensive experience in both the public and private sectors. The practice specialises in heritage works providing heritage advice to individual clients as well as Launceston, Northern Midlands, Latrobe and Circular Head Councils on a regular basis.

Operates: North

​Name: Mr Roger Beeston, RBA Architects + Conservation Consultants

Address: 4C/171 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda VIC 3182

Phone: (03) 6525 5666

Email: rba@rbaarchitects.com.au

Web: www.rbaarchitects.com.au

 

Updated: October 2019

​We are a multi-award-winning heritage practice who have been in the vanguard of heritage design and conservation across Victoria for over two decades. With a wide-ranging expertise in history, design, management of approvals and the detailed practical/technical aspects of conservation, we are well-equipped to guide you in the complexities of navigating change within heritage contexts. Our approach is client-focused, solution based and informed by a deft understanding of best-practice conservation. We invite you to visit our website to learn more about who we are and the ways we can assist you. All Tasmanian enquiries welcome.

Operates: Statewide

Name: GJM Heritage

Address: Level 3, 124 Exhibition Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Mobile: 0408 321 023

Email: enquiries@gjmheritage.com 

Web: www.gjmheritage.com 

Updated: July 2019

GJM Heritage are highly experienced historic heritage professionals based in Melbourne who bring together skills in architecture, urban planning, planning law and history. Working across Australasia, GJM offers services in the fields of research, policy, planning, impact assessment, development and advocacy. We have a comprehensive understanding of local, State and Commonwealth heritage listing, grants and statutory approvals processes and a proven capacity to deliver high quality results for our clients.

Operates: State wide

​Name: Mr Peter Lovell, Lovell Chen Architects & Heritage Consultants

Address: Level 5, 176 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne VIC 3002

Phone: (03) 9667 0800

Email: enquiry@lovellchen.com.au

Web: www.lovellchen.com.au   

Updated: July 2019

​Lovell Chen is a specialist practice of over 30 years standing undertaking work across Australia for government and private clients. Heritage advisory services include specialist input into environmental assessments, municipal heritage studies, conservation management plans, advice on adaptation and development projects of any scale, and management of heritage approvals.

Operates: State wide

Name: Mark Stephenson,Trethowan Architecture

Address: PO Box 221, East Melbourne VIC 8002

Phone: (03) 9421 5448

Fax: (03) 9421 5449

Email: mark@trethowan.com.au

Web: www.trethowan.com.au 

Updated: July 2019​​​

​Trethowan Architecture is a medium sized architectural practice founded in 2001 and engages in bespoke projects specialising in heritage matters. The practice is supported by a dynamic team of 19 dedicated architectural and heritage professionals with diverse expertise. We deal in projects that require specialist design and heritage input and a personal service. We provide architectural and interior design services and individual heritage advice. Projects in the office range in construction cost from $200,000 to over $10 million. The architectural practice of Trethowan Architecture is focused but not limited to residential, institutional, commercial and heritage related projects.

Operates: State wide


 

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