Goodman Multi Story Industrial

Welsh + Major have won a design excellence competition for a new multi-level industrial warehouse and distribution complex in the inner suburbs of Sydney. The proposal to be developed by Goodman is an emerging typology in Australia, and includes 3 levels of warehousing, a 7 storey office building, cafe, conferencing, end-of-trip facilities, rooftop gardens and … Continued

Seagrass House

Nestled in a beachfront valley prone to bushfire, this robust house takes its cues from the surrounding landscape, particularly the colours and textures of the rocky headland which are reflected in the hues and forms of corbelled brickwork. A brick entry wall engages with the separate service pavilion to create a sequential approach to the … Continued

Argyle Well

Built in the 1840’s, and first renovated in the 1890’s, this significant terrace has been returned to its original arrangement as a distinctive single dwelling. A dialogue between historical preservation and the needs of modern life has been established; within the restored spaces of the original terrace, a series of beautiful, distinctly new objects have … Continued

The Sanctuary

In 2017 The Hills Shire Council commissioned Welsh + Major with Taylor Brammer Landscape Architects to design and document a series of upgrades to the 100 year old Castle Hill Cemetery. The 8.2 hectare bushland setting of the existing cemetery will be rejuvenated with new landscape works, walking tracks, parking areas, a new public internment … Continued

The Imperial

Set on a dramatic clifftop site The Imperial Hotel Building at Clifton has sat neglected and boarded up following the collapse and closure of Lawrence Hargrave Drive some 15 years ago. With the road now open again with the opening of the Seacliff Bridge, Welsh + Major were engaged to design and document an iconic … Continued

Elizabeth Bay House

Refurbishment of the amenities at the heritage-listed Elizabeth Bay House. The brief was to provide facilities with equitable access, suitable for the building’s function as a both a house museum open to the public, and a venue available for private and event use. Elizabeth Bay House has a combination of circular, rectilinear and arched openings, … Continued

Park Masterplans

Inner West Council have produced a Plan of Management priority list identifying which open spaces within the Inner West LGA it feels are in greatest need of review. In 2019, Welsh + Major Architects were engaged by Inner West Council to develop Plans of Management and accompanying Master Plans for eight top priority parks. The … Continued

Wentworth Falls Lake Amenities

The heritage listed Wentworth Falls Lake was originally created by the damming of Jamison Creek in 1878 to supply water for the steam railway. Much of the Lake is surrounded by sensitive hanging swamp, which is listed as an Endangered Ecological Community, and is home to threatened species such as the Giant Dragonfly and the … Continued

Bathurst Animal Rehoming Centre

The Bathurst Animal Rehoming Centre is a facility for the management of companion animals in the Bathurst region. The brief was to create a comfortable and welcoming space for the community, whilst maintaining exceptional standards for the welfare of the animals. The design includes animal enclosures, an adoption pavilion and a companion animal training facility, … Continued

66 Wentworth Avenue

Welsh + Major was engaged to revitalise the public spaces of a 1980’s commercial building designed by Gergely & Pinter. The original foyer features a stone bas-relief by renowned Australian artist Rosemary Madigan; we reinvigorated this work with new lighting and a colorful ‘reflection piece’ opposite. A second car park foyer on the other side … Continued