October 2017 - Our recently submitted competition scheme proposes an organisational framework responding to Adelaide's historical grid and acting as a catalyst for its city’s creative culture. This structure adapts to and accommodates the creative imagination of its users whilst also growing with its city over time. A space which facilitates stories, reveals a diverse range of experiences and encourages the generation of new ideas.

 

July 2017 - Our Fitzroy Street Residence v4.0 [designed over a period of four years] has been submitted to local council for Planning Approval. This project is a contemporary extension of our previous Courtyard House design. Looking forward to the construction phase on this one.

 

May 2017 - Our Angove Street Offcut Parklet appears in the latest issue of Green Magazine. This sculptural public space commissioned by the City of Vincent as part of its Parklet Program is located on Angove Street, North Perth and uses salvaged timber offcuts from another larger project we were working on at the time. 

 

March 2017 - NOMA* is moving office to 241 Newcastle Street, Northbridge. We’ve employed a contemporary palette of raw materials including concrete blocks, plywood, black steel and white painted brick to create our new studio interior. Pop in and visit if you are in the area.

 

October 2016 - Our entry in the Landcorp Step-up Affordable Housing competition explores the transferable idea of expressing a parking stacker in the centre of the site wrapped by circulation and apartment zones to generate quality medium density housing outcomes.

 

September 2016 - Our Kingsley Rehabilitation Studio project is nearing completion. This small interiors project incorporates a contemporary materials palette including plywood, black anodised aluminium and aerated concrete to encourage activity.

 

August 2016 - Interesting write-up on Contemporary exploring the link between our Sorrento Performance Deck and Angove Street Off-cut Parklet projects. The salvaged timber off-cuts from the Performance Deck were used to construct the Parklet commissioned as part of the City of Vincent's Parklet program. www.contemporaryau.com/projects/al-fresco-anyone

 

July 2016 - Our Parklet [micro public space] constructed using salvaged timber off-cuts from our Sorrento Performance Deck project was recently installed on Angove Street in North Perth near Future Shelter. We enjoyed working with the City of Vincent Place team to make it happen.

 

July 2016 - We are excited to have been recognised with a Commendation for our Standby Espresso project in the Australian Institute of Architects 2016 WA Architecture Awards, Small Project Architecture category. Congratulations to all the winners in a great year for West Australian architecture. 

 

June 2016 - Construction of our Sorrento Quay Performance Deck project has reached completion. The Frostival ice skating rink has been installed to officially open the space and will continue operating through the July school holidays.

 

May 2016 - Our opinion piece discussing the highs and lows of public art in Western Australia is featured on the Contemporary website. This is an edited version of a longer text which can be viewed in the OPINIONS section of our website.  www.contemporaryau.com/opinions/public-art-in-western-australia

 

May 2016 - Construction of our Performance Deck project in the centre of Hillary's Boat Harbour is progressing. The terraced amphitheatre seat framing has been installed and the shade canopy structures are due to be installed in the next couple weeks. The project is scheduled for completion by the end of June.

 

April 2016 - NOMA*s Standby Espresso project located on Walcott Street in Mount Lawley was recently featured on the Contemporary and Designboom websites. This project has also been entered in the Small Projects category of the Australian Institute of Architects Western Australian Architecture Awards. www.contemporaryau.com/projects/commercial/the-hole-in-the-wall-coffee-stop-by-noma

 

February 2016 - After a quiet period while the main structural steel was being fabricated construction has commenced on the Performance Deck project at Hillary's Boat Harbour. The barge is lifting the main steel structure into place which will support a new 750 sqm public deck and amphitheater space designed to accommodate a diverse range of community uses, group gatherings and performances. 

 

February 2016 - Great to see the Standby Espresso Coffee Tenancy on the corner of Walcott Street and Raglan Road in Mount Lawley open for business. Love the 'fire fighter girl' artwork by local street artist Daek William. If you live in the local area stop in for a coffee.

 

December 2015 - NOMA*s Kayle Street Apartment project recently received a Planning Approval from the City of Vincent. This multiple dwelling project involves 8 one and two bedroom apartments on a 840 sqm suburban block in North Perth. Adjacent the Smiths Lake Parklands the project provides a high level of amenity for residents whilst maintaining a sensitive response to its surrounding local context.

 

November 2015 - Construction has commenced on a 10 sqm project near the corner of Walcott Street and Raglan Road. This project looks to transform a vacant services recess in the Alexander Building Complex into a takeaway coffee tenancy with a small outdoor alfresco area. We believe this addition will assist in activating a quiet and currently under-utilised but highly visible corner in Mount Lawley.

 

November 2015 - This office tenancy project transforming an un-used roof-space within the Breakwater Tavern building is nearing completion. The new 105 sqm Centre Management tenancy constructed over existing operational tenancies frames a series of views of the surrounding harbour, beach and rooftops whilst remaining sensitive to the Breakwater buildings external facade.

 

October 2015 - NOMA*s Performance Deck project has commenced construction in the centre of Hillary's Boat Harbour. The steel piles have been driven in to support a new 750 sqm public deck and amphitheater space designed to accommodate a diverse range of uses such as markets, car shows, boat shows, outdoor movies, local school as well as community group gatherings and performances.

 

July 2015 - NOMA*s recently completed William Street Roof-top Deck was photographed in the West Australian. This project transforms a previously un-used office building roof in the centre of the Perth CBD into a usable roof-top deck. Providing a large flexible breakout space for the buildings tenant St Georges Anglican Grammar School the project captures panoramic views of the surrounding city.

 

June 2015 - NOMA* [formerly NOMAD ink studio] is pleased to launch its new business name, logo and website. We have been designing our logo and website over the past six months working with web developer John Pitchers of Viperfish Media to turn the vision into a reality.