05 Journal
6th
December

Crone Principal & Design Director Sandra Furtado explained the design principles behind the Wanda Sydney hotel project in Circular Quay.

Speaking to Architecture & Design, Furtado said:

“The brief for the Wanda hotel was rigid in that it specifically outlined the building programme and room sizes. We then balanced those parameters against our own philosophical agendas and de...

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Sandra Furtado
30th
September

Crone is proud to announce we are working with Tzannes & Make on 71 Macquarie st!

As the last undeveloped site of East Circular Quay, this project for 104 luxury apartments, high-end retail, a restaurant and bar is an important addition to the public domain and the architecture of Sydney’s Circular Quay.

As lead architect, worki...

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Stephen Harris
21st
September

Crone is proud to announce three new promotions!

Crone would like to congratulate Stephen Harris, Scott Walkinshaw & Halil Aydin on their promotion to associates.

Their hard work and dedication to the firm is of an exceptional standard and all are well deserving of these promotions.

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Sandra Furtado
Niall Durney
20th
September

With features in both the Australian & Architecture AU, all eyes are on the landmark project, Wanda Sydney, this week.

Crone is proud to work with Kengo Kuma & Associates on the design of Developer Wanda’s luxury hotel tower in Sydney’s Circular Quay.

Featuring a pixelated facade of sandstone, cascading green walls and large windows, the design creat...

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Sandra Furtado
20th
September

Exciting news as Orange Museum undergoes the final stages of construction and opens to the public.

Crone’s adventurous design—sloping the roof to create a public lawn and terraced seating—is already a hit with the public, attracting visitors to the new museum and public square!

Crone hired photographer Tom Ferguson to take these shots of...

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Katharine Turner
20th
September

Crone recently won the Design Excellence Competition for 230 Sussex St, a residential tower in Sydney’s former CBD warehouse district.

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Niall Durney
2nd
August

Crone is excited to be one of the 8 architecture firms leading the Male Champions of Change initiative, which seeks to achieve a significant and sustained increase of women in leadership in architecture.

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Erica Teicher Gertel
Niall Durney
11th
April

Crone recently engaged a photographer to take aerial photographs of 180 Daisho, a 60,000m² commercial office tower located in Ann Street, Brisbane.

180 Daisho is a 34 level, 6 star Green Star office tower with a striking super graphic of the Brisbane River designed to the north east facade.

180 Daisho is ambitious, gutsy and a highly intelligent building. The tower will be Brisbane’s first...

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Michael Banak
16th
February

Crone are delighted to announce Dee Why Town Centre has been submitted for DA!

The design seeks to create a vibrant town centre, providing a mix of retail and commercial activities surrounding the central square at ground.

Above, two residential towers create an iconic gateway to the precinct, while the fine grain and articulat...

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Ariana Rodriguez
15th
February

Director Michael Banak and Business Relations Lead Vish Kunjur recently visited the Philippines as part of the Austrade and the Australian Governments’ “Celebrate Australia Day” program in the Philippines.

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Michael Banak
8th
December

Crone is proud to announce the completion of ATO Dandenong! With a GFA of 12,600m², the project created 5 levels of new commercial space for the ATO.

Crone sought to create an advanced, high-quality modern office, with refuges of green quiet spaces within an urban environment. Crone took advantage of the sloping site to create a terraced form that both reduces the mass of the building, increases sunlight...

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Frederic Terreaux
Kieran Gleeson
7th
December

Construction is well underway on The Connection, Rhodes.

Ground floor slabs are complete and structural steel is being erected to the 2000m² competition winning community centre scheme for the City of Canada Bay.

With the steel structure almost complete to the first building the facetted form is taking sh...

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Ashley Dennis
22nd
October

International Experience
A Global Challenge Opportunity

Right now, the world is more connected than our ancestors dared to imagine. At CRONE, we aren’t limited by boundaries of distance, culture or dialect; in fact, we’ve found that working with new climates, lifestyles and values encourages us to expand our...

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Michael Banak
21st
October

Crone would like to congratulate Erica Teicher-Gertel, who has been promoted to Associate in the Sydney Office.

Erica has managed the delivery of the largest retail project in the office, Wetherill Park, over the last year; she has exceptional experience in team management and design and delivery. Wetherill Park is a highly complex project that requires extensive coo...

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Greg Crone
16th
October

Filinvest’s signature commercial development, designed by Crone Architects, is full steam ahead under construction in the Philippines.

The site is located at Filinvest City, Alabang and has a total GFA of 180,000m². Filinvest aim to complete the basement parking, ready for use by June 2016 and the target completion date for Tower 1 is June 2017. The development which includes 4 BPO (Busin...

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Michael Banak
28th
August

Sydney One aims to strengthen Sydney’s position as a global city and a great place to live.

This is a generational opportunity for Sydney to unlock the APDG precinct as a new cultural and creative precinct and transform the Circular Quay promenade into a lively and highly engaging public space.

The proposed master plan seeks to unlock the r...

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Sandra Furtado
12th
June

Crone is proud to announce four new promotions!

Crone would like to congratulate: Sandra Furtado, who has been promoted to Practice Director in the Sydney Office; Richard Darvill, who has been promoted to Associate in the Sydney Office; Kieran Gleeson, who has been promoted to Principal Director in the ...

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Greg Crone
12th
June

In 2014, following a Light & Build Expo in Frankfurt, I decided I should visit London on the way home.

In 2014, following a Light & Build Expo in Frankfurt, I decided I should visit London on the way home. On the agenda was to visit the Gherkin and Shard buildings. To my surprise, there was a number of interesting buildings, stumbled upon by chance, wand...

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Michael Banak
12th
June

Only a few months to go before Crone’s ‘180B’ signature commercial development reaches practical completion.

180 Brisbane is a 34 level commercial office tower, with 3 levels of retail and  5 levels of basement parking and estimated construction cost of $300m. Crone designed the building in 2010 for Japanese client Daisho and construction giants Watpac; due for c...

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Michael Banak
5th
June

Crone Completes Telstra Discovery Store!

The project included a full renovation of the former Darrell Lea chocolate store, including a new curved glass addition, and works to 400 George St to refresh the street presence.

Crone would like to thank Telstra and Lend Lease for their support for...

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Niall Durney
5th
June

20 Martin Place is approaching completion as construction starts wrapping up.

The dichroic facade is fully installed and hoardings have come down. Construction has moved onto the interior: ‘Cold Shell’ fit-outs are underway; the cast-glass columns are fully installed, and work on the lobby is nearly done. Head down to Mar...

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