20 Sketches in 20 Days – Day 2

July 2019 is the 20th anniversary since Director Tony McBurney started Integrated Design Group, over the next 20 days (or so) we intend to share a collection of sketches that capture the fundamentals of the relationships and design principles we have explored with Clients, Consultants and our team over this time. From early days a site in O’Connell captured Tony’s imagination, with a jetty disappearing to the …

20 Sketches in 20 days – Day 1

July 2019 is the 20th anniversary since Director Tony McBurney started integrated DESIGN group, over the next 20 days (or so) we intend to share a collection of sketches that capture the fundamentals of the relationships and design principles we have explored with Clients, Consultants and our team over this time. We start with one of our first projects, the master plan for …

Erin Gonthier winner AWIC Award

Recognising the achievement of women in construction

Last week, one of our very own Student of Architecture team members, Erin Gonthier, took home the silver hammer, winning the CBRE University Scholarship at The National Association of Woman in Construction 2018 NSW Awards Erin’s winning entry can be attributed to how well she presented her resume, career aspirations and interests, and what the future of the construction industry looks like …

Oberon Aged Care Village

Regional architects a finalist in prestigious UDIA NSW | Meriton Awards for Excellence 2016

oberon village Regional NSW and Sydney based architectural firm, integratedDESIGNgroup, and developer Columbia Aged Care Services, were recognised as a Finalist for their achievement at this year’s UDIA NSW | Meriton Awards for Excellence 2016. The Awards are presented in celebration of the highest levels of achievement in innovation, sustainability and industry leadership in the urban development industry, for projects carried …

knowing when to jump for urban development

At an urban development luncheon a decade ago a politician from Penrith bravely announced: “until you developers ‘get’ Western Sydney, stay away!” She was right, and her passionate stance was admirable. She was resisting the temptation at the time to treat western Sydney as the dumping ground for low quality, quick fix, quick buck overflow of the tail end of the baby boom …

Finding the value in heritage

Heritage architecture is ever present in the Bathurst urban landscape, a constant reminder to all of it’s historical significance and sense of place in Australia’s colonial past. We’re currently renovating a locally recognised building of some historical worth to become the new regional head office for integratedDESIGNgroup, so we’re fully invested in heritage preservation and see great value in preserving buildings that help tell …

We’ve come so far, so far

Quite often, we regional architects find comfort and inspiration in being part of Australia’s popular coastal fringe. It is after all where Australia’s population is most concentrated and, therefore, where the bulk of clients are wanting to build. It’s only natural then that the Australian Industry of Architects (AIA) would host their annual Country Division Conferences at some exotic seaside town …

Welcome to a new idgarchitects.com.au

Yep, we’ve done it again. Didn’t like the new one so we’ve launched an alternative. The new look digital home for integratedDESIGNgroup now has a very responsive design (good for the new mobile age), a blog and new careers portal. We’ve also used this new website to update our portfolios with some exciting new projects that were announced earlier this year …