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We're hiring!

02 October 2018

Our Studio Manager is moving overseas and we are looking for someone talented to fill the position.

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Indooroopilly House

26 September 2018

A new family home has emerged from the integrated development of a major new extension with the retention of most of an existing post war home in leafy Indooroopilly on Brisbane’s southside. Traditional materials and expansive living spaces opening onto an established garden contribute to a relaxed sub-tropical lifestyle offering.

YHA Byron Bay Completed and Open

06 September 2018

With the completion of the construction works at the YHA Byron Bay, involving amendments to the existing facilities and 3 new pavilions, travellers to the area are being treated to a new kind of backpacker stay. The mixed accommodation is made up of dormitory bunk bed rooms accommodating up to 10 people as well as private double rooms with ensuite bathrooms. From the new much larger and welcoming reception housing the large “Paradise” mural by artist Robert Moore to the generous landscaped courtyards and open verandah access, guests have space to retreat, rest, relax, mingle and party.  Altogether a fresh, safe, secure, sub-tropical beach side and very Byron Bay experience both internally and externally embracing the gregarious backpacker lifestyle and YHA culture

RNA Large Animal Pavilion Nears Completion of Stage 1

05 July 2018

The breathable stretched fabric façade is being erected as the RNA Large Animal Pavilion at the Brisbane Showgrounds Redevelopment nears completion of stage 1, set to open for The Ekka 2018 next month. Stage 1 will house this year’s cattle, livestock and a number of EKKA events on the lower 2 levels.


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Darwin Bombings Memorial makes World Architecture Festival 2018 Shortlist

05 July 2018

Our competition winning scheme for the Darwin Bombings Memorial has been shortlisted in the future projects category for the 2018 World Architecture Festival Awards. As a finalist we will be presenting to an international jury in Amsterdam in late November when winners will be announced. This is the 10th time since 2010 that our projects have been a finalist in these prestigious Awards.


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STA has a new Studio Manager!

04 June 2018

As we say farewell to a valued team member, Stephanie Laflamme, our Studio Manager for 3 years who has returned to her home town Toronto, we wish Stephanie all the best in the pursuit of her career, we also welcome our new Studio Manager, Kara Simpson. Kara has hit the ground running and is excited to be a part of the team at Shane Thompson Architects.

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New resort and lifestyle community proposed for Burnett Heads

19 April 2018

Shane Thompson Architects have recently been commissioned for the design of a major new Central Facilities buildings and associated housing options within a community masterplan proposed for a greenfield site at Burnett Heads 15kms north of Bundaberg, which will shortly be submitted for DA. The proposed new community focused lifestyle development is aimed towards an older demographic who are actively engaged in the use of recreational vehicles and leisure pursuits. The design of the Community Facilities in particular is revolutionary for this building typology.


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STA receives 2 nominations for the International German Design Award

18 April 2018

STA were today advised by the German Design Council that 2 of our projects have been nominated for the International German Design Award in Architecture. This prestigious international competition is only open to projects nominated independently by the German Design Council's expert committee. The projects nominated are Elements of Byron Central Facilities and 490 Consulting Suites in Brisbane.

"The award bestows accolades solely on those projects which are pioneering in the German and international design sphere"

Element of Byron - The Top 35 Places to Travel in 2018 - Architecture Digest (AD)

12 January 2018

Byron Bay, Australia


Australia’s hippie-dippie beach town has always attracted surfers and beach bums, but now it’s growing up, with more sophisticated lodging and dining options. Stay at the beachy-chic Halcyon House, a member of Small Luxury Hotels, or one of the eco-chic villas at the Elements of Byron. Savor the ultimate farm-to-table lunch at Three Blue Ducks at the Farm and take in the sunset over the Byron Bay Lighthouse—the easternmost point of Australia.

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