Indooroopilly State School, KO&Co Architecture, Education Architecture, School Design, Queensland architect, Wiley construction, Karen Ognibene, Louise Booth

Our first State School project almost complete

The first of five school projects under construction this year is nearing completion. The new multi-storey learning facility will include 16 classrooms, amenities and staff facilities. We look forward to sharing some photos when it is complete later this month.

Congratulations to Wiley Construction who were nominated by the Australian Construction Awards (ACA) for their Health and Safety Solution in delivering this project. You can see a video below of their efforts in helping the school children understand the safety procedures during construction.

Cornwall Street Woolloongabba, Brisbane Housing Company, BHC, KO&CO Architecture, Affordable Housing, Social Housing, Karen Ognibene, Department of Housing and Public Works, Brisbane City Council

Cornwall Street project breaks ground

The Cornwall Street project in Woolloongabba broke ground this week. Designed for BHC and built by Stokes Wheeler, the new affordable rental housing will provide 32 apartments for youth and key workers. This development is the first to be constructed under the Queensland Government’s Partnering for Growth initiative.

Located on a small yet prominent site, the 9 storey apartment building will include a mix of studio and one bedroom apartments, designed to respond to the Brisbane City Council’s ‘Building’s that Breathe’ design guidelines.

BHC’s Rebecca Oelkers and Eloise Atkinson, were joined by the Hon. Jackie Trad MP, Deputy Premier and Treasurer, the Hon. Mick de Brenni, Minister for Housing and Public Works and Annemaree Callander from Brisbane Youth Service for the sod turning.