Groote Archipelago Housing Project

Groote Archipelago Housing Project is the incorporation The Groote Housing Master Plan and the Groote Housing Guide into a built project. The strategy was to improve the poorly built and culturally inappropriate houses in Groote Eylandt with 100 new houses. The project’s goal was to build no more than 6–10 culturally and climatically appropriate houses per year and design them for long term and in such a way that local contractors can do the work. The Fulcrum Agency began work on this project 7 years ago and it is ongoing.

Synapse SAIF (Supported Accommodation Innovation Fund)

The built project, Synapse Warner Street is a part of the Supported Accommodation Innovation Fund. The facility is supported accommodation for people with acquired brain injury. Methodology of designs for the site focused on idea of reconnecting to Country through stimulation of colours textures and smells.

Origins Gallery (WA Museum Boola Bardip)

Origins is one of the permanent gallery spaces that are a part of the Western Australian Museum, Boola Bardip (Many Stories). The Origins gallery explores the relationship between people, space, place and time and draws inspiration from the ancient landscapes of Western Australia. It draws on landforms on Country, Indigenous knowledge and utilises shape, texture, colour and light to transform the space.

Puntukurnu Aboriginal Medical Services (PAMS) Newman Clinic

The PAMS Newman Clinic is a built project that opened in 2020. It is the first primary healthcare clinic facility to be built in Newman. Following the vision of the Nyiyaparli and Martu Peoples, the Newman Clinic gives Aboriginal people access to community controlled and culturally appropriate health services.

Reflections Gallery (WA Museum Boola Bardip)

Reflections is one of the permanent gallery spaces a part of the Western Australian Museum, Boola Bardip (Many Stories). The space holds a diverse range of subject areas, highlighting personal stories of being a Western Australian including those of First Australians. The space holds structures that showcase the collection and many stories while highlighting the heritage space of the Jubilee building.

WA Museum Boola Bardip

The built project, Boola Bardip is a museum in Perth’s renewed cultural centre. Created in collaboration with Aboriginal Advisory Group and Whadjuk Elders, it is a significant public space for history, culture and community.

Guruwaal (Alumni Green), University of New South Wales

Guruwaal 2021 is a community led art installation in the Alumni Green of University of New South Wales. The artwork was designed and led by local Aboriginal Knowledge Holders and Custodians. The artwork draws upon the narratives, histories and language of the local Aboriginal community and is connected to the knowledges of place and the deep histories of Country that are embedded within the community.

South Eveleigh Native Rooftop Farm

This garden was co-designed by members of the Local Indigenous Community. The space features diverse plants with focus on Sydney Region species and reinvigoration of cultural cultivation practices. The built project also creates habitat for both people and wildlife.

Level Crossing Removal Project (LXRP) 

Level Crossing Removal Project (LXRP) is a Victorian State Government project. The LXPR utilises Indigenous Design Guidelines created in consultation with WSP and Aboriginal Affairs Advisors to empower Traditional Owners and create further opportunities to share their culture and stories. The program involves the removal dangerous and congested level crossings.

In Absence Pavilion

In Absence Pavilion is a built project that invites audiences to understand the fallacy and ongoing legacy of the premise of Terra Nullius. The project sets out to combine contemporary architectural strategies and the semiotic potential of architecture, art and landscape to reveal resonant stories. Completed in 2019, it uses the context of the site and materials to celebrate Indigenous knowledge, heritage, culture and connection to Country.

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