Mixed Use, Retail and Industrial

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From retail fit-outs to large format retail centres, Industrial precincts to mixed-use developments, our design outcomes are responsive to changing markets.

GroupGSA is at the forefront of design and delivery of vibrant mixed-use urban developments, integrating retail, commercial, leisure and residential typologies.

We draw on international experience to help shopping centre owners, developers and private enterprise find synergy between these elements to attract and retain customers by providing an exceptional blended user experience.

Work

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  • Urban Design
  • Architecture
  • Sydney

Blaxland Road, Rhodes

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  • Urban Design
  • Architecture
  • Sydney

Rosebery Engine Yards

  • Architecture
  • Sydney

Carmel Village, Box Hill

  • Urban Design
  • Architecture
  • Sydney

‘Proximity’ Rouse Hill

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  • Architecture
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Ho Chi Minh

Marriot Hotel and Centara

  • Architecture
  • Sydney

International Wholesaler

  • Interior Design
  • Brisbane

Bank of China – Brisbane CBD

  • Interior Design
  • Brisbane

Cairns Airport

  • Architecture
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Sydney

Clemton Park Village

A synthesis of retail, community uses, carparking and residential.

  • Architecture
  • Sydney

Rouse Hill Town Centre

In towns and cities, public space has traditionally served as a meeting place, marketplace and traffic way.

  • Architecture
  • Interior Design
  • Australia

Nespresso Rollout

Working in collaboration with the concept consulting architects in Switzerland to deliver a national roll out.

  • Architecture
  • Brisbane

Cannon Hill Shopping Centre

GroupGSA were engaged by Retail First to design and deliver the revitalisation of their Cannon Hill Kmart Plaza Shopping Centre.

  • Architecture
  • Brisbane

Sunshine Plaza

Undergoing a A$400 million redevelopment.

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  • Architecture
  • Interior Design
  • Ho Chi Minh

B12 Fairfield – Element Hanoi

People

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  • Director

Lisa-Maree Carrigan

Lisa-Maree, a Director and a multi-award-winning architect, is a design and thought leader with a global perspective. Her extensive industry knowledge from working in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, and Australia underpins her purposeful, visionary design excellence. This is further bolstered by her commercial understanding, strategic direction, and respected industry leadership in city-shaping precinct-scale design.

  • Director

John Holland

As a Director and landscape architect, John oversees our Landscape Architecture business, managing the team, design, and project delivery. He has extensive experience in a wide range of sectors and at various scales, gained over many years of multi-disciplinary work in Australia, the UK, and Southeast Asia, which informs his leadership. John also leads our Cities and Places sector team, focusing on projects such as Master Planned Communities, Public Domain, and Recreation, many of which have received awards and industry recognition for their innovative design and positive community impact.

  • Director

Nancy Piazzolla

As the Director of People, Culture, and Practice, Nancy oversees our finance, IT, HR, and other operational departments. She is focused on driving continuous improvement and strategic innovation to ensure the smooth operation of the practice.

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  • Principal
  • Melbourne

Emily Gilfillan

Emily is a Principal, architect and our Melbourne studio lead.

James du Plessis
  • Principal
  • Brisbane

James du Plessis

James is a Principal, award-winning architect and Brisbane studio lead.  His extensive global and local experience includes education, commercial, workplace, cultural, high-end retail and single-residential projects.He is an active member of the UQ School of Architecture, Design and Planning’s Industry Advisory Board.

  • Principal

Liam Higginbotham

Liam is the Principal and leader of the national Interior Design team. He is a leader and a catalyst for innovation. He motivates and inspires project teams, drives strategic thinking, and influences design culture. Liam collaborates with diverse talent across the practice to bring the best design thinking and innovation to life through his role as a facilitator of knowledge and research.

  • Associate Director
  • Melbourne

Simone Carter

Simone is an Associate Director leading our Melbourne Interior Design team. Her national and international experience covers various sectors, including hospitality, luxury residential, commercial/workplace and health. Notable projects she has led include redesigning a luxury hotel in Melbourne and the interior design of a high-end residential complex in Dubai.   

  • General Director
  • Ho Chi Minh

Thien Duong

Thien is a Principal and General Director leading our Vietnam studio. Thien is one of the few internationally Chartered Architects in Vietnam today. He has extensive experience working on large-scale projects worldwide, including the UK, Norway, Canada, Bermuda, Africa, Dubai, and Australia. In Vietnam, he is registered as a Class 1 Architect and master planner and sits on the Vietnam Green Building Council Board of Directors.

  • Associate Director

Rajat Khanna

As an Associate Director and architect, Rajat has led the successful delivery of numerous complex projects, focusing on education and social infrastructure for public clients. Rajat has extensive experience on small to large projects in Australia and overseas, including the USA and India.

  • Associate Director

Brian Graham

Brian is an Associate Director and an accredited Green Star Assessor. His experience in project coordination covers both the public and private sectors, allowing him to draw on decades of knowledge gained from various project types.

  • Associate Director

Jay Griffin

Jay is an Associate Director and architect specialising in commercial, mixed-use, and residential sectors. He manages projects from concept to construction, which include large mixed-use towers, CBD developments, and boutique residential apartment buildings. Jay has a strong passion for tall buildings and has worked on large-scale projects in Australia and overseas.

  • Associate Director

Lachlan McCallum

Lachlan is an accomplished Associate Director with extensive experience designing and delivering diverse projects, including multi-residential, commercial, retail, educational and mixed-use developments. He is a team leader with a passion for projects in the education sector.  

  • Associate Director

Roberto Gutierrez

Roberto is an Associate Director and architect who leads the design delivery of all Costco outlets across Australia and New Zealand. His expertise in industrial developments and appropriate design solutions for large-format typologies underpins his sector leadership.

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  • Associate Director
  • Sydney

Pei Goh

Pei is an Associate Director, Architect, and NSW Design Practitioner with extensive global experience in public and private projects in architecture and master planning. She has an in-depth knowledge and understanding of design for living environments focused on seniors’ living, retail and mixed-use, commercial, and educational design.

  • Associate Director

Andrew Glover

Andrew is an Associate Interior Designer with extensive experience in documentation and delivery of fit-out projects across the workplace, health, retail, public, residential and hospitality sectors.

  • Associate Director

Shane O’Donnell

Shane is an Associate Director and architect passionate about design and the construction industry. His experience includes delivering a wide range of complex project typologies, including residential, leisure, mixed-use, commercial, and retail, across Ireland, the UK, and Australia.

  • Associate

Jai Negi

Jai, an Associate architect, is known for his creative and analytical problem-solving skills and dynamic and energetic approach. He is a driving force in the expert management of our large-scale projects, ranging from high-rise residential to retail and commercial.

  • Associate

Graeme McKinnell

Graeme, an Associate Architect, brings a wealth of experience from Australia, the UK, and international projects. His portfolio spans commercial, residential, mixed-use, civic, education, and transportation sectors. He manages and coordinates design teams on high-profile projects and detailed design phases.

  • Associate

Pooja Arora

Pooja, an Associate Architect, applies her experience to numerous residential, community, and infrastructure projects. Her background in construction and extensive understanding of project management allow her to deliver projects that truly capture the intention and vision for the space.

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  • Associate

Zoe Goodbrand

Zoe is an Associate and architect who moved from South Africa to Australia almost a decade ago. She has worked on various building projects, including residential towers, hotels, retail, and housing design. Zoe specializes in residential apartment design, with a focus on large- and medium-scale projects up to 60 storeys.

  • Associate

Zhipeng Cai

As an Associate landscape architect, Zhipeng brings a wealth of experience from his portfolio, which spans residential, commercial, and industrial developments, streetscapes, sports fields, reserves, playgrounds, and urban design and planning projects.

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  • Associate

Erik Enstrom

Erik is an associate interior designer with a background in architecture and drafting. His passion for interiors has informed his technical knowledge of commercial and tech workplaces, mixed-use, hospitality, and retail fit-outs.

Monika Jadhav
  • Associate

Monica Jadhav

Monica is an Associate architect with experience across several project scales and typologies, particularly in the institutional, educational, and commercial sectors.

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  • Associate Director

Sam Tran

Sam, as Associate Director, brings a unique perspective to our team. As a registered architect in Australia and Vietnam, his understanding of local context and international architectural standards enriches his contributions to the global architectural landscape.

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  • Associate

Regina Vo

Regina is a talented interior designer passionate about sustainability and environmental protection. She has many years of experience working on […]

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  • Associate

Kha Nguyen

Kha is an Associate architect experienced in various projects, including healthcare facilities, mixed-use development, commercial buildings, and hospitality. He has a deep understanding of both international and local codes. He is also a specialist in healthcare design and has exceptional medical planning skills.

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  • Associate

Bert Duong

With many years of experience in the Asian and Australian built environment, Bert has acquired extensive experience in achievable project […]

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  • Manager

Alex Vo

Alex is a professional Architect who is good at Technical detail. He graduated from the Yersin University of Architecture department, […]

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  • Manager

Khoa Le

Khoa is an experienced architect with 16 years of experience in a variety of roles, including management and coordination of […]

Exploration

23.06.2021 Steve Hammond

The Urban Food Bowl

The re-localisation of food production through urban farming provides an opportunity to access food which is produced and distributed in a district level – as a form of domestic urban food security.

17.11.2021 Liam Higginbotham

The Evolution of Retail Banking Post Pandemic and Beyond

Retail banking is a highly competitive sector, that needs to respond dynamically to customer expectations, digital automation, economic pressures, agile competitors, and a physical location on the high street.

24.02.2022 Liam Higginbotham

What does the future hold for workplaces?

Blurring the lines between work, home, and public spaces.

28.02.2023 Parasdeep Singh

Meet Parasdeep Singh – Graduate