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Our work strives to enhance our sense of surroundings, identity and relationship to others and the physical spaces we inhabit, whether feral or human-made.

Selected Awards
  • 2004 — Aga Khan Award for Architecture
  • 2009 — Mies van der Rohe Award
  • 2013 — AIA/ALA Library Building Award
  • 2015 — Best Interior, Designers Saturday
  • 2016 — AIA New York Honor Award

Construction Photography – 6 & 8 Parramatta Square

Architectural Photography & Video

Client: Active Metal

The architectural stairs by Active Metal within the all-new 6&8 Parramatta Square office’s underscores the importance of creative stair design in an interconnected workspace.

Property NSW is a statutory body of the Government of New South Wales that is tasked with ensuring the numerous government bodies and entities are provided with premises that fit with the long term plans of the Government and its agencies. Securing a long term occupancy that will consolidate 11 existing locations into a single location in 6 & 8 Parramatta Square, PNSW engaged Woods Bagot to design an efficient, dynamic, flexible workplace that will provide an inspiring contemporary work environment enabling employees to deliver quality services for NSW. The fit out will be collaborative and consistent to facilitate agency consolidation, spatial flexibility, reduction in office footprint by 19%, and the realization of financial benefits for the state.

Supporting the collaborative intent of the client and designers are the 16 inter-tenancy stairs, designed, fabricated and installed by Active Meal. With a mixture of switch back stairs and straight flights depending upon the location, the stand-out visual design feature is the vertical timber picket balustrade. Expertly milled from select grade Australian Hardwood, these pickets create an aura of warmth and simplicity that is both unique, and cost effective.

A state-of-the-art workplace and an environmental-intelligent integrated fitout.

About 6&8 Parramatta Square

Set to be the largest commercial building in Australia, the two towers mark the final stage of four commercial developments valued at $3.2 billion delivered by Built Obayashi at Parramatta Square. Standing 55 storeys tall, the interconnected towers will provide some of the largest corporate spaces in the Parramatta CBD, comprising 124,000 square metres of premium office space.The project comprises the design and construction of two distinct building forms skillfully designed to form a single integrated building with a massive 3,000m2 campus style floor plate. The large campus levels are linked together with atrium spanning multiple levels, allowing for diverse and functionally connected workplaces. Unrivaled views across Sydney, each of the towers have been designed to deliver the industry’s best practice environmental and sustainability standards, targeting the highest Green Star and NABERS Energy & Water ratings.

See Stair Design
Property NSW

Client: Property NSW
Builder: Built – Obayashi
Interior Designer: Woods Bagot
Photographer: Matthew Lynch
Location: 6 & 8 Parramatta Square





  • Location

    6 & 8 Parramatta Square

  • Client

    Active Metal

  • Services

    Photography, Video Production

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