Calleya Town Centre Stage 1

Stage 1 of the Calleya Town Centre has been designed as a mixed-use community hub in the heart of Stockland’s residential community, Calleya, located in Treeby WA. The initial stage includes a child care centre to accommodate 90+ children, a combined café and food offering tenancy, in addition to Stockland’s sales office for the surrounding developments.

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Ryder Alliance Welcomes Concept i and Syntegrate

The Ryder Alliance partners in Hong Kong

Ryder Alliance, a consortium of likeminded international design practices, established by i2C Architects and Ryder Architecture in the UK in 2014, also includes international operators BIM Academy, Ravetllat Arquitectura, Ruben Reddy and Ward Robinson.

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What Can Retail Architecture Learn From Performance Art?

It’s 1988. A fashion show is going down at your local shopping centre food court, the strobe lights are flashing wildly, the area has been washed in a hot pink colour light and someone has set up a smoke machine. A teenage pop singing sensation is about to enter stage left and her 10-year old fans are going crazy. It’s a sight to behold – a brief glimpse of what the future of retail has in store for us.

Flash forward thirty years to a concert in Sydney – a band on an otherwise empty stage, the scenes set purely by light and colour without which it would probably feel like we were watching a gig practice in someone’s mum’s garage. The place making qualities of the event are not physical, the band isn’t enclosed by a surface or envelope, yet the audible has become visible and the magic of the performance has been created only through immateriality, hues and tone.

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