SDA believes in the transformative power of design to lift the paths of individual lives and communities. Our team brings collective strength as a multidisciplinary architectural design, interior design, planning and consulting practice. Together we develop innovative design solutions and work with you to define the best outcome for your project.
While our impact and expertise has expanded, our flexible approach to design remains the same. We push boundaries, guided by the wisdom of close client partnerships and the confidence needed to take big and small steps forward together. We keep our structure open and nimble, allowing us to create diverse teams with knowledge tailored to the challenge at hand.
Based in Newcastle NSW, our award winning team provides expertise on projects across Australia. We are a full service agency with our architectural services spanning:
- Architectural design – Whether your project is residential or commercial, we provide all project typologies from single residences, apartment buildings, hospitality venues, or commercial workplace fitouts.
- Interior design – Intentionally open to new possibilities, our process leads to tailored interior design solutions that elegantly solve each client’s specific challenges.
- Project Management – From the initial concept designs to the local legislation and planning permissions, we manage the entire project in collaboration with you.
Engage & Communicate
Effective communication ensures that clients and stakeholders remain engaged in the design process. Remaining engaged encourages collaboration amongst the project team, adding rigour and momentum, resulting in the successful delivery of a project.
Analyse & Understand2
SDA analyses all aspects of a project, as we believe it is critical to the efficient delivery of a project. Through analysis, understanding and testing, we respond to the project brief and site in a considered and creative manner.
Design & Develop
SDA believes in a collaborative design approach which includes all team members. In addition to the visual and functional programme, our designs consider all the project opportunities, constraints and inputs from the client, the consultant team, stakeholders and authorities.
SDA manage the client, all stakeholders, and consultant inputs to ensure a streamlined process that allows all parties to understand their roles and responsibilities.
SDA will be responsible for conveying the scheme to the client, project team and the community. SDA, as part of the project team will provide coordinated documentation that is clear, concise and thorough to ensure the design intent is clear and unambiguous.
Continual review throughout the design process identifies potential inefficiencies, non-compliances and areas for improvement, enabling resolution prior to commencing construction.
For us, architectural design is about influence. An artistic expression that envelopes lives in a beautifully curated space of function and beauty. Building on the trust earned from our clients, SDA understands what is possible and envisions what could be possible, arriving at the kind of solutions we can only discover together. We design and construct spaces that are functional, sustainable and enhance their surrounding environments. We pride ourselves on the development of our buildings, applying practical yet creative interior solutions and forward-thinking design.