Eel illustration by Bernadette Hardy.
ARM Architecture is thrilled to announce that our collaborative team, Ngurrabirang Dharug, has been selected as one of the four finalists to advance to the next stage of the competition for the design of the Indigenous Centre of Excellence at Western Sydney University (WSU).
Ngurrabirang Dharug, an alliance of design and creative minds, comprises Hardyhardy, Jason Wing, Mantirri Design, ARM Architecture, TCL, and Cundall. This dynamic team brings together diverse perspectives and expertise, and importantly, is Indigenous led. Ngurrabirang Dharug translates to “from Dharug Country” or “belonging to Dharug Country.”
The finalists teams are:
- Ngurrabirang Dharug, which includes Hardyhardy, Jason Wing, Mantirri Design, ARM Architecture, TCL, Cundall.
- Ngalaiya Collective, which includes Greenaway Architects x Greenshoot Consulting, COLA Studio, NH Architecture, Oculus, Jabin and Atelier Ten.
- BVN, which includes BVN, Blaklash, Aspect Studios, Introba and Land Eco.
- Sarah Lynn Rees, Jackson Clements Burrows Architects, Peter Stutchbury Architecture and Jane Irwin Landscape Architecture, which also includes Uncle Dean Kelly, Hills Thalis and Flux consultants.