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Design/Construct the only way to go!
By admin on May 13, 2019

[caption id="attachment_4490" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Garry, James and Phil[/caption] Garry Baverstock and James Shaw from Ecotect-Architects have started a design/construct operation with Phil Grogan from Simple Life Projects for more affordable building solutions for our clientele. Our team has been successful over the years winning many MBA and HIA Greensmart Awards. Our professional services will remain the same but budgeting and estimating will be far more accurate because…

Architect’s Collaborative
By admin on April 19, 2019

Garry Baverstock and Sasha Ivanovich both award winning architects are investigating the possibility of establishing an architect’s collaborative made up of like minds and compatible expertise. Various corporate structures are being explored. It will be based in Perth but members from interstate can be a part of the organisation.  There may be various levels of participation from core corporate directors through to affiliated firms who sometimes work with the proposed group. The new profes…

From Solar Aircraft to Solar Airport
By admin on March 26, 2019

Joshua Portlock from Electro.aero in Perth is a sustainable aviation advocate and innovation leader. He has previously developed a product line of ducted quadrotor drones and co-founded drone technology company Sci Aero. He is also focused on commercialising electric aircraft. Wanting to build solar powered airports to house his electric aircraft, Ecotect Architects have been working alongside Electro.aero to design these airports. The new airports are set to revolutionise the aviation indust…

Vale Peter and Suzanne Little
By admin on March 6, 2019

Peter, apart from being an intellectual who showed a unique ethical way of thinking as an architect during our studies at Perth Tech in the late 1960s. This inspired and challenged me all my life as it did for my fellow students. Greg Sansom remembers Peter opening the discussion on design with a question: “What is this thing called architecture?” Later he also asked: “What is this thing called house?”  He never pontificated, just challenged us to think deeply about what were doing, …