KU-RING-GAI FIRE STATION OPENING CEREMONY

On May 25, 2013, the Ku-ring-gai State Emergency Service (SES) and Bush Fire Brigade (BFB) opened their new co-located headquarters, proudly designed by Quattro Architecture. The ceremony attracted several special guests, including Ku-ring-gai Council’s Mayor Elaine Malicki and then Premier of NSW, Mr. Barry O’Farrell. The headquarters feature new offices, administration and garage spaces for both organisations, enabling them to work seamlessly together and improve responses to bushfires, storms and other local emergencies. Quattro worked closely with both the SES and BFB to ensure that all emergency service requirements were met.

RIVETT HOUSE LISTED AS FINALIST FOR 2014 MASTER BUILDERS ASSOCIATION AWARDS

Rivett House has been listed as a finalist for the 2014 Master Builders Association Awards in the best Alterations and Additions under $200, 000 category. This project designed and documented by Quattro Architecture and constructed by Inspired Building Group provides an outcome which meet the specific needs of a young family. A careful and considered design process allowed for an appropriate outcome which provided for modern family living within a clearly defined budget. The end result is an outcome which meets the homeowner’s aspirations but more importantly creates a better environment for their family. The awards will be presented in Canberra on Friday, November 21st this year, so stay tu

TRANSPORT MINISTER GLADYS BEREJIKIAN OPENS NEW DEPOT AT SMITHFIELD

Quattro has recently completed providing architectural services for the design and construction of a new bus depot in Smithfield. The new state-of-the-art development was recently officially opened by NSW Minister of Transport, Gladys Berejikian. The facility houses approximately 80 buses and provide the base for 150 employees with Transit Systems now operating over 480,000 services annually from its three depots and carrying approximately 11 million passengers in the region. The additional capacity of the new depot will provide immediate benefits to local commuters. The design team received high praise for completing the new depot on time and under budget. The facility is ground-breaking in