Our Leighton Beach Facilities Project was featured in the Autumn/Winter 2018 edition of the Architect Magazine.
Hilton Housing Competition Winner Announced
Bernard Seeber Architects took centre stage on December 14th, 2017 when Housing Minister Peter Tinley announced the Fremantle-based firm as winners of a design competition to deliver creative infill public housing solutions in the heritage suburb of Hilton.
The intent of the competition, as part of the Hilton Revitalisation Project, was to help conserve heritage, deconcentrate public housing and boost the diversity of housing stock.
The competition judging panel - comprised of noted architects and Fremantle Mayor Brad Pettitt - praised the high standard of entries, noting that all the designs were dignified, elegant and place responsive.
Bernard Seeber Architects' winning entry was commended for its sophistication and contemporary and refined aesthetic. The firm was offered a contract to apply the design to 14 new public homes planned for construction on seven battleaxe lots located behind heritage homes in Hilton.
Bernard Seeber Pty Ltd were one of four teams shortlisted after Stage One of the competition which attracted 79 entries.
The Hilton Design Competition is a partnership between the Department of Communities, the Australian Institute of Architects, the Office of the Government Architect and the City of Fremantle.
Cancer Wellness Centre Wins WA State Heritage Award 2015
The successful transformation of Wanslea at Cottesloe into the Cancer Wellness Centre was recognised with the prestigious Gerry Gauntlet Award at the 2015 WA Heritage Awards held in Perth on 15 April.
A partnership between the National Trust of Western Australia and Lotterywest, with significant support from BHP and the Brady Cancer Support Foundation has created an outstanding environment for leading cancer support organisations. Bernard Seeber Architects led the design team, with building work undertaken by Colgan Industries Western Projects.
Judges described the conservation and refurbishment of the significant 1905 State heritage registered place as “a very good community-based project and an example of current best practice conservation methods, processes and procedures coming together and achieving a functional and economically sustainable outcome.”
Wanslea Cancer Wellness Centre is now home to Breast Cancer Care WA, melanomaWA, the Brady Cancer Support Foundation and Cancer Support WA.
Hilton Community Centre Wins George Temple Poole Award 2012
On Friday 6 July, the Hilton Community Centre by Bernard Seeber Architects won the George Temple Poole Award at the Australian Institute of Architects WA Chapter 2012 Architecture Awards, which were held at the Burswood Grand Ballroom.
The annual WA Chapter Architecture Awards celebrate outstanding architecture, honouring excellence in the design of residential, commercial and public buildings in Western Australia.
The highest overall honour – the George Temple Poole Award – is presented each year to the project judged most worthy of all the award winners in each category (excluding the Colorbond® Award and Mondoluce Architectural Lighting Award).
In awarding the George Temple Poole Award, the jury said; ‘The architects have artfully crafted and executed a contemporary layer of organisation and design upon a set of tired facilities, restoring them where appropriate and carefully inserting new elements’.