Lisa-Maree Carrigan Author
Lisa-Maree is Director of Architecture & Urban Design globally at GroupGSA. She leads engagement of teams and clients through design collaboration and strategic direction
GroupGSA is proud to celebrate and recognise the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples this NAIDOC week and beyond.
Here at GroupGSA we demonstrate active connections with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities through the process ofdesigning environments and buildings that are informed by a Connection to Country approach.
We wholeheartedly advocate for the engagement and integration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander consultants and creatives across the project lifecycle. And actively seek out opportunities to source Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander insights and inputs. We demonstrate active connections with these communities through the process of designing environments and buildings that are informed by a ‘Connection to Country’ approach for our clients and collaborators.
We have engaged and partnered with Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander consultants on many of our recent project, including but not limited to:
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While engaging with and showing respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and knowledge has been a feature of our work for many years, our reconciliation journey as a practice began in 2020 with the release of our “Designing with Country” policy.
Some of our efforts to date include:
We look forward to reflecting on and refocusing our approach to reconciliation throughout our Design as we celebrate NAIDOC Week 2023.