Support i2C’s Oxfam Trailwalker team
August 2022

This year, we are taking part in the Oxfam Trailwalker, which is one of the most inspiring team challenges in the...

Congratulations to our Team Award Winners
August 2022

One of the highlights of the year are our Team Awards. The team vote for who they believe deserve to take out the title...

Greening Cromwell Street, Collingwood
August 2022

Greening Cromwell Street is a community of custodians for Cromwell Street Collingwood who are regenerating their local environment. Their purpose is to join businesses, social...

Announcing our new Associates
August 2022

We are proud to announce the promotion of some of our team members to Associates. For i2C, the promotion to Associate acknowledges a team member...

Lennox Village Shopping Centre Refurbishment
August 2022

Refurbishment of a 10,000sqm area of the shopping centre was achieved through bespoke design and tailoring to better accommodate the neighbourhood and local community.

Ryder Alliance Report: The retail landscape
July 2022

The retail experience, once considered an ‘essential service’, is set for a major shake up according to a report i2C has created in collaboration with...

Eastern Creek Quarter (ECQ) XL Launches
July 2022

Located in the thriving Western Sydney catchment – Stage two of the award-winning Eastern Creek Quarter (ECQ) XL has officially launched. ECQ XL is the...

Dan Murphy’s First Premium Cellar Store
July 2022

Dan Murphy’s first premium Cellar store has opened in Lane Cove. This is the first of the drink retailer’s new premium concept stores, complete with...

Redland Bay Shopping Centre completed
June 2022

The brand new Redland Bay Shopping Centre has been completed and opened to captivate their Bayside Community. i2C were engaged by Deluca to design a...

Cuballing manufacturing plant near completion
June 2022

The Patmore Feeds project keeps striding towards completion. The project is a highly integrated task to deliver a food production facility capable of producing 30...

BMD new headquarter in Wynnum community
June 2022

Design for BMD Group’s new headquarters in South East Queensland’s Bayside suburb of Wynnum has been revealed. The result is a vibrant home and...

Food Innovation Precinct Western Australia Nears Completion
July 2022

The Food Innovation Precinct Western Australia is approaching practical completion with the Innovation Centre and the Research and Development Centre close to handover to the...

Melissa Pringle and David Da Costa Enes are now Passive House Certified
June 2022

Being at the cutting edge of sustainable, forward-thinking building design, we’re incredibly proud of our team members Melissa Pringle and David Da Costa Enes who...

Cuballing manufacturing plant construction update
April 2022

Patmore Feed Mills in the Shire of Cuballing WA is a premium livestock feed mill and bulk grain milling facility. It is at the forefront...

The future of mixed-use and what makes a successful design
March 2022

Our cities are changing and we’re living more densely; the ways in which we live, work and play are worlds apart from a decade ago...

Obstetrician Practice in Sydney CBD
March 2022

Refurbishment of an 88sqm existing office into an Obstetrician Practice in Sydney CBD has been completed. The space includes a waiting room, two consult rooms,...

Coles Local opens in Brisbane CBD
March 2022

The third Brisbane Coles Local has opened its store at the corner of Adelaide St and Albert St near Queen St Mall, owned by Coombes...

Blake Brockdorff celebrates 15 years
March 2022

Congratulations to Blake Brockdorff for marking his 15 years at i2C. Since 2007, Blake has been involved in three office relocations and has moved...

Parklea Timbertop Construction Update
March 2022

Parklea’s Timbertop Estate in Melbourne’s southeast will be home to an innovative commercial and retail hub that puts sustainability at the forefront via the use...

Sylvia Park BTR Construction Commences
March 2022

Construction for Sylvia Park BTR has started on site with foundations prepared, piles and footings in progress and the site crane being erected. Facing west...

Food Innovation Precinct WA Construction Update
March 2022

The Food Innovation Precinct Western Australia is currently under construction. The state-of-the-art facility has been designed to inspire Western Australian growers and producers, to build...

Amberton Beach Childcare Centre
March 2022

The Amberton Beach Childcare Centre within the suburb of Eglinton aims at generating a coastal lifestyle environment for current and future residents.  The surrounding...

Tesla Showroom and Service Centre, QLD
March 2022

i2C were engaged by Tesla and Unita to document the fit-out works on their new Southport showroom and service centre. The tight time schedule caused...

Heritage-listed The Goods Shed reaches completion
March 2022

The refurbishment of the iconic, heritage-listed The Goods Shed in Ballarat is now complete, creating an aspirational hospitality and event space that pays homage to...

Wallis Drilling Headquarters
February 2022

The Wallis Drilling headquarters sees the development of a state-of-the-art workplace with a deep connection to the history of the local area as well as...

i2C launches employee share ownership plan
February 2022

i2C has announced the launch of its new Employee Share Ownership Plan (ESOP), set to guide the company’s culture and retain strong talent. The...

Oxford and Indi’s Southbank BTR Design Brief
December 2021

Located in a prime setting in Southbank, the purpose built, 42-level tower will incorporate 434 apartments. Developed by Melbourne based developer PDG Corporation in partnership...

The Goods Shed nears completion
December 2021

The Goods Shed, Ballarat redevelopment is an exercise in restoring the heritage-listed goods shed building and surrounding plazas into a vibrant activity space that balances...

Congratulations to our new Senior Associates and Associates
December 2021

We congratulate some of our team members on their recent promotions. Achieving the role of Senior Associate is an exceptional milestone at i2C. It is...

Patmore Feed, Cuballing manufacturing plant
December 2021

The Patmore Feed project at Cuballing WA is part of an ongoing commitment by the client to design, develop and supply the material handling on...

Lennox Village Shopping Centre ambient upgrades
December 2021

Our interior design studio was briefed with an ambient upgrade to Lennox Village Shopping Centre. This included the interior mall areas and a garden space...

Harris Farm, Isle of Capri store opens
December 2021

Harris Farm opened its new Isle of Capri store and first store on the Gold Coast. The store has been busy since the doors opened...

On site at Parklea Timbertop Commercial
December 2021

Parklea’s Timbertop Estate in Melbourne’s southeast will be home to an innovative commercial and retail hub that puts sustainability at the forefront via the use...

Indigenous artwork takes over interiors at Cleveland Central Shopping Centre
December 2021

Local Quandamooka woman Delvene Cockatoo-Collins has been commissioned by Haben on the design overhaul at Cleveland Central Shopping Centre, with...

i2C launches its inaugural Reconciliation Action Plan
December 2021

i2C has launched its Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), joining a network of more than 1,100 corporate, government, and not-for-profit organisations that have made a formal...

i2C’s Branded Environments team wins two silver titles at the Transform Awards
December 2021

We are incredibly proud to announce that The Italian Fresh Mercato brand and signage experience designed by i2C has scored silver in two categories at...

Build to Rent: A philosophy for building communities
December 2021

Build to Rent (BTR) is a term that is making waves in the Australian property market, with many developers shifting gears and transitioning from a...

i2C welcome General Manager, Scott Palmer as an equity partner
December 2021

i2C has welcomed a new equity partner with Scott Palmer, Senior Associate and General Manager, joining Brian Jende, Anthony Merlin and Rod Rose as owners...

Emerging Practice Spotlight: Computational Design
November 2021

Many industries have been revolutionised in the last one hundred years by constant disruptions through the advancements of technology manifested in Industry 3.0 and now...

i2C | Ryder to deliver the City of Monash’s first Build to Rent development
November 2021

We are proud to announce our latest build to rent project plans as part of our global alliance with international design practice Ryder Architecture to...

Parklea enlists i2C for forward-thinking CLT design
November 2021

Parklea’s Timbertop Estate in Melbourne’s southeast will be home to an innovative commercial and retail hub that puts sustainability at the forefront via the use...

Accenture Australia Innovation Box
October 2021

This portable self-contained ‘office and innovation box’ was based on a 20-foot container that can be deployed at short notice to any remote location, where...

i2C brings local F&B expertise to Ballarat’s The Goods Shed
September 2021

i2C Architects is excited to be involved with the iconic and heritage-listed The Goods Shed Ballarat redevelopment. Due to open in early 2022, the building...

Ruth Dooley is Passive House certified
September 2021

i2C is dedicated to achieving positive sustainability outcomes for our clients and we couldn’t be more thrilled to now have our own Architect, Ruth Dooley,...

The Vineyard Community Hub
September 2021

We are excited to announce our appointment to design the highly-anticipated Vineyard community hub in Greater Sydney’s Vineyard, said to be the first of its...

Creating a community minded supermarket
September 2021

Located in Griffith, NSW, The Italian Fresh Mercato is a newly designed and delivered powerhouse of the Griffith community. The supermarket offers the product...

i2C places 22nd in Australia’s 2021 Best Places to Work Study
August 2021

We placed 22nd! We are honoured to announce that i2C has placed 22nd in the WRK+ Best Places to Work Program (of firms less than...

i2C| Ryder Sylvia Park BTR, Auckland NZ
August 2021

Sylvia Park Build to Rent sees the creation of a vibrant and healthy community with a deep connection to place and strong promotion of neighbourhood...

Build to Rent – lifestyle or for life? 
July 2021

i2C|Ryder Architects explore the benefits of the boom in build to rent (BtR) and why perceptions are changing. It’s no secret lifestyles have changed slowly...

What if social housing enacted a culture of care and compassion?
July 2021

Long-awaited and long-needed, the announcement by the Andrews Government in late 2020 that Victoria will build over 12,000 units of social housing worth an estimated...

Construction underway on WA’s first Food Innovation Precinct
June 2021

A major milestone has been reached for Western Australian food growers, producers and manufacturers, with ground broken on the state’s first food innovation precinct.

i2C expands industrial expertise with Masterpet
June 2021

Masterpet is a feed and food processing facility that produces, conditions, packages, stores and distributes pet feeds both domestically and internationally. Signalling a step up...

Cleveland Central Shopping Centre North Mall
June 2021

Refurbishment works have commenced on Cleveland Central Shopping Centre North Mall. The brief from Haben was to give a mall a modern fresh coastal feel,...

Rick, Maggie and Anthony celebrate 20 years of company comradery
March 2021

Rick Gartner, Maggie Steele and Anthony Palmas were the first three team members employed by i2C. As we celebrate everything they have contributed to i2C,...

Coles Local opens in Sydney’s CBD
May 2021

Situated within a heritage building between York and George Streets, the first inner-city Coles Local opened its doors to the public on 19 May 2021.

Stage One of ECQ delivers an award winning community hub
May 2021

Located in the thriving Western Sydney catchment, the award-winning Eastern Creek Quarter (ECQ), designed by i2C Architects for Frasers Property Australia – brings together the...

The six key principles of regenerative design for i2C
May 2021

As Claire Bowles position changes from being i2C’s Sustainability Lead to i2C’s Regenerative Development Lead she shares the importance of this change and outlines the...

Interior Design Considerations for Agile Workspaces
April 2021

Agile workspaces provide a way of working in which an organisation empowers its people to work where, when, and how they choose – with maximum...

Dan Murphy’s launches new flagship design
April 2021

Dan Murphy’s new South Melbourne store is the first to be redeveloped with the new R2.0 concept design. The design has been informed by consumers,...

Croydon luxury townhouses
April 2021

Stage One of Croydon Central shopping centre’s redevelopment of the dining precinct and internal design upgrade included the development of 20 luxury townhouses. The townhouses...

Placing people at the heart of our centres
April 2021

When a project team can design with the essence of its community in mind it brings vitality, vibrancy and viability to a shopping centre. Even...

Harris Farm Market opens in Albury
April 2021

This unique project began in 2019 when Harris Farm Markets engaged i2C’s architectural services to deliver the new Harris Farm flagship retail store situated in...

Ryder Alliance Forum update 2021
April 2021

In April the Alliance committee conducted our 4th Annual Alliance Forum however, the second consecutive virtual forum due to the global pandemic. This forum was...

Creating Wellbeing in Interior Spaces with Biophilic Design
March 2021

Whether we live in cities, suburbs or rural towns, we all share a deep connection to nature. This innate attraction goes much deeper than a...

What’s in store with New Green Star Buildings?
February 2021

2020 was certainly a strange year for many but one of the positive outcomes was the release of the new Green Star Buildings ratings tool...

i2C’s Melbourne Studio is officially Carbon Neutral
December 2020

We are committed to offset 100% of the GHG emissions. Our goal is to work with one studio at a time to roll this out...

Inside Post-Pandemic Workspaces – Q&A with Anthony Merlin
October 2020

Covid-19 has thrown the typical Australian way of working into a spin. Employees have been forced to work from home, and with that have come...

Refurbishing David Jones Food Hall, Elizabeth Street, Sydney
July 2020

Entrenched in history dating back to 1838, the modern adaptation of this iconic department store’s food hall located on the lower ground of David Jones...

The Eatery, Melbourne Central opens amid restrictions
June 2020

GPT Group’s $2M refurbishment of The Eatery’ at Melbourne Central has been completed. Key features include a new precinct flooring and a feature ceiling, new...

Croydon Central’s exciting new food precinct
May 2020

Stage One of The Croydon Central shopping centre redevelopment provides the local community with an exciting new undercover outdoor entertainment eating precinct ‘The Grove’ offering...

i2C Interiors Studio works on Bass Hill Plaza’s interior refurbishment
May 2020

i2C’s Interiors Studio has been engaged by Mainbrace to work on the significant interior refurbishment project at Bass Hill Plaza in South West Sydney for...

i2C’s Interior Studio go rogue with Melbourne Central Amenities
November 2019

When GPT approached us to design the amenities at the infamous Melbourne Central, their brief was simple – go rogue. Melbourne Central is known for...

EVENTS: Blurring the Boundaries
October 2019

Latest trends and a window into future trends. Join us for two special events hosted by i2C Architects in collaboration with Succession Plus. We are...

Northern Arc Hyperloop
October 2019

We are on the edge of significant innovation in transport innovation with driverless cars, drone deliveries, electric vehicles and response to climate emergency all likely...

Build to Rent within Sustainable Urban Development – Pilgrim Street, Newcastle
October 2019

Pilgrim Street represents one of the most strategically important city centre regeneration areas in the north of England. Development proposals include three separate city blocks that...

Newcastle Helix
October 2019

Newcastle Helix is one of the largest urban regeneration projects of its kind in the UK. The 24 acre science and technology hub on the...

Introducing Paul Bell
October 2019

Paul has been a partner at Ryder Architecture for 12 years and from September 2019 has been working alongside i2C. Ryder and i2C are founding...

Westpoint Fresh Food Precinct
October 2019

i2C’s Interiors Studio was engaged by QIC to revitalise the design of the Fresh Food Precinct at Westpoint Shopping Centre in Blacktown. The brief was...

Build to Rent. Market Update
August 2019

Having attended a Build to Rent (BTR) conference in Sydney early in 2018, we were eager to understand how the market had progressed over the...

i2C Architects Declare
August 2019

Leading Australian architects have declared a climate and biodiversity emergency. Architects Declare Australia is now calling on registered architects to sign a declaration acknowledging the...

Claire Bowles becomes a qualified Regenerative Practionner
August 2019

Claire Bowles has recently completed the regenerative practionner course delivered by Regenesis. This holistic approach requires early stakeholder engagement to establish a shared common purpose.

Melbourne Central ELLA (Part 2)
August 2019

After a long gestation period of about four years and numerous proposals, the design for ELLA Part 2 (former Comm Bank, then Hub site) was...

Guling ‘Where Life Thrives’ Living Future Melbourne Collaborative
July 2019

The latest in the ‘7 Seasons, 7 Petals’ speaker evenings.  This month we celebrate Guling (Orchid) Season and explore the LBC Place Petal.   Every...

On site at Eastern Creek Quarter
July 2019

Construction of the first stage of Eastern Creek Quarter is well underway with key aspects of the site staring to take shape. Precast concrete panels...

Ryder Alliance Welcomes Concept i and Syntegrate
June 2019

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...

Samsung’s Galaxy Studio for VIVID Sydney
July 2019

i2C were approached by Cheil Australia to measure, model and document Samsung’s Galaxy Studio for Vivid Sydney 2019. The Samsung Galaxy Studio is part of...

What Can Retail Architecture Learn From Performance Art?
June 2019

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...

The team move in to the Katanning Administration and Civic Building
May 2019

The new Shire of Katanning Administration and Civic Centre was completed earlier this year. Photo: Jonathan Trask The Shire of Katanning’s Administration and Civic Building...

Hong Kong 2019 Annual Ryder Alliance Forum
May 2019

The annual Ryder Alliance forum was once again held in Honk Kong this year in late April. Being the third gathering of all the Alliance...

Build to Rent for a New Generation of Modern Living
August 2019

Build to Rent (BTR) focuses on the importance of a quality brand, delivery, long term management, creating places of character, place making and community...