Author Archives for Frances Grant

Recognition for Kaggarabah

May 9, 2024 12:08 pm Published by Comments Off on Recognition for Kaggarabah

We are very proud that Kaggarabah received multiple commendations at the Australian Institute of Architects Greater Brisbane Architecture Awards, including for multi-residential and small project architecture. Kaggarabah also received jury recognition for social impact. Congratulations to all of the team who have contributed to Kaggarabah over the years, in particular Luke Watson and Julia Comer. John Deicke…


Designing Tomorrow’s Inclusive Classrooms: A Call for Thoughtful Integration

March 6, 2024 12:12 pm Published by Comments Off on Designing Tomorrow’s Inclusive Classrooms: A Call for Thoughtful Integration

As architects deeply immersed in the design of spaces tailored for children with physical and intellectual disabilities, we find ourselves at the heart of a critical conversation spurred by the Disability Royal Commission’s recommendation at the end of 2023 to phase out segregated education by 2051. This recommendation, while well-intentioned, prompts us to carefully consider…


Deicke Richards opens Melbourne office

February 20, 2024 10:57 am Published by Comments Off on Deicke Richards opens Melbourne office

We are excited to announce that we have opened an office in Melbourne! Deicke Richards Melbourne (DRM) is a small design focused practice, building on our expertise in architecture, urban design, and interior design. The practice shares the same vision and values of Deicke Richards- to be valued for creating contemporary, effective outcomes that respond…


Art and architecture combine to create new opportunities for resident engagement

December 4, 2023 10:59 am Published by Comments Off on Art and architecture combine to create new opportunities for resident engagement

Our Senior Interior Designer Magda Myszkowki was recently interviewed by hello leaders, an important aged-care industry publication, about the role of art and architecture in resident engagement in seniors living. You can read the interview here, or scroll down below for the full text.     There is growing recognition that art in care environments is having…


DR at ACCPA Conference 2023

November 20, 2023 11:21 am Published by Comments Off on DR at ACCPA Conference 2023

Recently, John Deicke, Ingrid Marshall, and Magda Myszkowski attended the ACCPA (Aged and Community Care Providers) Annual Conference in Adelaide. Ingrid spoke as part of the Places for Ageing concurrent session on the topic  “Advancing the quality of the built environment for our elders.” Other speakers included: Belinda Douglas, Senior Associate, CotteeParker Professor Evonne Miller,…


Building Educational Futures: The Ongoing Partnership of Deicke Richards

October 30, 2023 11:13 am Published by Comments Off on Building Educational Futures: The Ongoing Partnership of Deicke Richards

In the dynamic world of architectural design and planning for education facilities, Deicke Richards is committed to long-term relationships and has a passion for creating spaces that facilitate learning and growth. Our continued work in this sector is a testament to the power of partnership and a shared vision for the future of education, through…