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 revolutionized in the last hundred years by constant disruptions through the advancements of technology manifested in Industry 3.0 and now Industry...

i2C work with SYNNEX on Oakleigh DC
November 2021

i2C have been engaged by SYNNEX to design SYNNEX’s new regional head office with fully automated high bay stacking system and distribution warehouse. Image: i2C...

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 “Innovation Box” is a unique design based on a 20ft container. Innovation Box Concept Innovation Box Concept From concept to...

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...

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...

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...

Development Plans Approved for Dubbo Old Bank
May 2019

Maas Group Properties have been awarded JRPP approval for a major mixed-use development in the main street of Dubbo on the former Liberal site. Concept...

Solar Rooftop at i2C
April 2019

i2C is known for ‘Walking the walk’ when it comes to sustainability and commitment to our office environments having focused on office improvements in the...

Croydon Central Stage 1 commences
April 2019

Construction of Stage 1A has commenced with a portion of the existing centre being demolished to make way for a 5300m² extension with a 550m²...

Associate Brett Lindner celebrates 9 years with i2C
April 2019

i2C are proud that Associate Brett Lindner, BArch has been with us for nine years. His work has mainly been in the documentation and construction...

Fairfield Gardens Shopping Centre, finalist in the Property Council of Australia 2019 Retail Awards
April 2019

Fairfield Gardens has been named as a finalist in the Property Council of Australia 2019 Retail Awards for Excellence in Presentation. This newly refurbished sub-regional...

Award Winning Westpoint Amenities
March 2019

We are incredibly proud of our Interiors Team for their recent award wins for their design of the amenities at QIC’s Westpoint Shopping Centre, NSW.

BTR: Moda Angel Gardens, Manchester
March 2019

Housing deficit and affordability is a perennial problem internationally. A culture shift in the United Kingdom has put a spotlight on private rentals with the...

Total Facilities 2019
March 2019

Sustainability Lead Claire Bowles joins Total Facilities speaker panel on Thursday 21 March to discuss Biophilia – a natural approach to building design. The...

Ryder Architecture establish new team in Amsterdam
February 2019

Ryder Alliance partner Ryder Architecture officially launched their new Amsterdam team.  Located in Haarlem, the pioneering architectural practice is delighted...

2019 International Women’s Day
March 2019

While International Women’s Day has gained awareness in recent years and is widely supported in Australia by many men, our own personal experiences and upbringing...

Katanning’s Administration and Civic Building Nears Completion
February 2019

The final touches are being made to Katanning’s Administration and Civic building and the shire are preparing to move in. The new...

Westpoint Shopping Centre Amenities – Stage 2
March 2019

In 2016 QIC embarked on a centre-wide amenity upgrade at Westpoint Shopping Centre. The objectives were an aesthetic refresh, increased pan count, improved parent rooms...

Why Build to Rent developments are on the rise
February 2019

Build to Rent (BTR/B2R) has been around for a few years now, but is a pretty new concept for most developers and property investors.

‘The Kitchen’ By Woolworths
December 2018

The newly opened ‘The Kitchen’ by Woolworths is a custom made concept at Double Bay, Sydney offering organic and healthy options for consumers with a...

The Loft, Forest Hill Chase opens
December 2018

i2C were appointed to provide architectural services and expertise for the redevelopment of Level Three at Forest Hill Chase into a lively dining precinct. It...

Living Building Challenge 7 Series Event 2: The art of material transparency (Garrawang)
November 2018

This is the second event in the Melbourne Living Building Challenge (LBC) 7 part event series which will focus on each of the 7 Living...

i2C’s Collingwood Studio celebrates its biophilic roots
October 2018

i2C’s Collingwood Studio proudly became the first project from Victoria to be featured on the International Living Future’s Design Map The Biophilic...

Lake Macquarie Shopping Centre Taking Shape
September 2018

Lake Macquarie Shopping Centre is progressing for a December finish. With a brand new Coles coming and a major extension to the mall, Charter Hall,...

i2C’S Melbourne Studio Celebrates Award Winning Design
September 2018

We are thrilled that i2C’s Melbourne Studio is being recognised for its creative industrial design and vibrant interiors. Photo: Blake Brockdorff Archishot Our playful and...

Westpoint Amenities Push Design Boundaries
September 2018

QIC approached us at the start of 2016 to undergo an upgrade to the amenities across all four levels of Westpoint Shopping Centre – 10...