Architectus acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples as Traditional Custodians of the lands on which we live and work.

We honour their unique cultural and spiritual relationships to the land, waters, sky, and communities and their rich contribution to society.

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Environment

Our Carbon Neutral practice is equipping staff with the knowledge and systems they need to design a climate positive world.

Our
Sustainability
& Resilience
Framework

This is our methodology to prompt ideas, guide decision making, describe the sustainability aspirations of our clients and stakeholders, and build social and environmental sustainability actions into our projects and operations.

Our Framework is based on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and our commitment to Architects Declare. It comprises three pillars:

Life Cycle
Design

We are designing to achieve low carbon outcomes by applying an integrated approach to the issues of water, waste, materials, and energy. Circular economy, Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DfMA), smart infrastructure, and our in-house digital tools and capability help our clients achieve net zero outcomes through clever design.

Regenerative Design

We look for ways to regenerate ecosystems and habitats that create and enhance local biodiversity. We aim to connect with natural patterns, systems and experiences that improve wellbeing – natural light, natural ventilation and connection to landscape – to support positive human interaction in the built environment.

Design for Community

The human experience is at the core of our design approach. We focus on social and cultural resilience, providing solutions that speak to place, access and equity, local economy, jobs and services, and community experience.

“Designers shape the physical environment, and we have a duty to carefully consider the impacts of our work. Carbon neutral certification is a powerful sign that we’re on the right track, operating responsibly as a practice and creating places that can withstand and adapt to a changing future.”

Ray Brown
CEO, Architectus