Entries by thelab-editor

arkLAB’s Sarah Ainsworth Shortlisted for Dulux Study Tour…

Founding Director Alan Jordan is thrilled to announce arkLAB’s Senior Architect and Urban Design specialist, Sarah Ainsworth, has been shortlisted for the 2020 Dulux Study Tour. The Australian Institute of Architects’ Dulux Study Tour prize is your opportunity to be part of an exciting and coveted program that inspires and fosters Australia’s next generation of […]

arkLAB Celebrates Another Success!

Founding Director, Alan Jordan, is proud to announce arkLAB’s Anna Dempsey and Will Simpson have successfully completed their AACA Architectural Practice Examinations for registration as Architects in Queensland.   This week the team celebrated with some French Champagne to mark this significant occasion.  Well done team!

Yunus Social Business Centre Opens…

arkLAB’s Yunus Social Business Centre has just opened.  The Yunus Social Business Centre, located at Griffith University, Logan Campus, is a space that is intended to foster the development of entrepreneurial businesses that are starting out locally and looking to do more for their communities than just make a profit.  It was quickly evident that this […]

Redland Hospital Emergency + Birthing Suite Expansion underway …

arkLAB’s latest health project, the $1.7M Redland Hospital Emergency Department + Birthing Suite Expansion Project for CQU is now well advanced with progress on site nearing completion.  When complete, the new facilities will include an extra four short stay beds for the Emergency Department, an additional birthing suite and three birthing pools.  The project is […]

Pimpama Sports Centre Receives MBA Award…

arkLAB’s latest Multi-function Hall project has recently been recognised with the 2019 Master Builders Construction Award.  Condev Constructions are to be congratulated on the excellent delivery of another quality education facility for Pimpama State School.  In another successful design and construction partnership with Condev Construction this project has been an excellent opportunity to harness the extensive […]

Kawana Learning Centre Advancing on Site …

Construction is nearing completion on arkLAB’s New Learning centre for Kawana State High School. The new suite of facilities includes multi-storey Senior Learning Centres, master-planned links to existing and planned facilities and associated site works, decanting and modifications.    

Roadtek Sunshine Coast Opens…

arkLAB’s $15M Roadtek Sunshine Coast Depot has just opened, providing enhanced access to traffic incidents on the Sunshine Coast arterial road network.  In a design and construct collaboration with Badge Constructions, arkLAB’s new facilities comprise offices, workshops, warehouse, materials storage, and vehicle wash-down and support facilities.  Environmental considerations include paint-recycling, rainwater harvesting and solar power […]

arkLAB Celebrates 13 Years !

arkLAB’s Founding Director, Alan Jordan, this week took the team to lunch and shared some wine and cake as the practice celebrated 13 great years!  Thanks go to the many great clients, collaborators as well as the talented and diligent “LABrats” who have faithfully delivered great architecture and service.

Central Qld Uni Campus Consolidation Progressing on Site…

arkLAB’s $13M Gladstone Campus Consolidation Project for CQU is now well advanced with superstructure assembled and sheeting in progress.  When complete, the new facilities will include a Trade Training Centre, Hair and Beauty Training Facilities, Offices and support infrastructure on the picturesque Gladstone Harbour.  The project is being delivered under a Design and Construct contract with […]

Stretton College Expansion Underway …

arkLAB have completed design development and construction documentation for the $18M Stretton College Performing Arts Centre and New Learning Centre. This commission comprises the design development of two major facilities for the campus and will include the integration of a multi-storey Performing Arts Centre as well as a new Learning Centre in to the existing […]