Entries by thelab-editor

COHORT Innovation Space Research Facility Opens…

Recently completed, this Innovation Research Facility is the first of its kind in Australia.  The brief for the Gold Coast Laboratory Facility was for a co-working style lab space to expand on the concept and success of the co-working offices to the lower floor – Cohort Innovation Space – which forms part of the renowned […]

arkLAB’s Education Projects Take Out 3 of 3 Awards!

arkLAB’s education architecture prowess was again acknowledged in this year’s Australian Institute of Architects Queensland Regional Architecture Awards. Of the three education projects entered in this year’s awards arkLAB took out Honourable Mentions for all three projects across three regions: Brisbane, Sunshine Coast and Darling Downs / West Moreton for Block X Ferny Grove State […]

arkLAB Selected As Dulux Award Finalist

arkLAB are proud to announce they have been selected as a Finalist in this year’s Deluxe Colour Awards with their exemplary education project, Block X- Ferny Grove State High School. Ferny Grove SHS Block X is the largest project in the Queensland Government’s 2020 Ready program. The building provides, across three levels, 23 classrooms, 4 science […]

Badge Construction HQ Opens …

Designing a fit-out within a building with ‘good bones’ is always a pleasure and the fit-out of this building, originally designed by Lindsay Clare, was no exception. After completing many successful projects in conjunction with Badge Constructions, arkLAB were approached to bring some ideas and flair to their headquarter refurbishment as well as bringing the […]

arkLAB Successfully Delivering in WFH Mode..

Just a quick update to let you know arkLAB’s ”Operation Remote Studio” or WFH has been a complete success. We remain fully operational and actively delivering architectural services across a range of projects, client types and project locations and have delivered on-time design services over the past several week in spite of challenging delivery programs. […]

An Update on arkLAB’s Response to COVID-19…Team to WFH

Just a quick note to let you know arkLAB is fully operational and actively delivering architectural services across a range of projects, client types and project locations.  Our internal collaboration and service delivery “toolkit” has been in use and constant development for a long time and we have been able to carry on seamlessly in […]

An Update on arkLAB’s Response to COVID-19…

Like many in our circle of clients and colleagues, arkLAB have been monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and actively preparing so that we can best protect the health of our team, those we work with, and the community at large.  We have systems and procedures in place to ensure that our practice continues to deliver our […]

Central Qld Uni Campus Consolidation Complete …

arkLAB’s $13M Gladstone Campus Consolidation Project is now complete.  This project drew upon the teams vast experience in Education as well as the master-planning of developing campus sites.  The new facilities include a Trade Training Centre, Hair and Beauty Training Facilities, Offices and support infrastructure located on the picturesque Gladstone Harbour.  The design was developed […]

arkLAB “Finalist – Architectural Project of the Year” Award

arkLAB are exciting to announce they are a Finalist in the Australian Construction Awards – Architectural Project of the Year, 2020. We believe the Design Learning Centre at Meridan State College is worthy of the Australian Build Excellence award due to its innovative approach to the constraining east-west orientated site upon which it was built, […]

Ferny Grove SHS – 2020 Ready Project Opens…

Ferny Grove SHS Block X is the largest project in the Queensland Government’s 2020 Ready program. The building provides, across three levels, 23 classrooms, 4 science laboratories, as well as STEM, Flex, and Collaboration spaces. Central breezeways organise circulation and encourage ventilation/light deep into the footprint. The building aligns to existing context, but kinks to […]