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“We understand how to reach your market and that quality design should not only be innovative and functional, it should reflect your company voice and identity and capture your target market.”
A competitive market and hectic schedules make interior design a challenging industry to compete in. Many interior design firms face obstacles—from selecting the right designs to effective project and time management.
In view of the above-mentioned scenario, we’re thrilled to present WMK Architecture.
WMK is a dynamic, award-winning firm that has gained a reputation for delivering value and results through innovative design, responsive performance, and intelligent commercial solutions.
The firm provides comprehensive architectural, interior design, strategic planning, and corporate branding services to a wide spectrum of business and lifestyle clients. WMK’s understanding of corporate identity and brand in the built environment underpins the company’s approach with each of its clients on every project.
With offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, WMK’s team of more than 85 staff are specialists in their fields. They are supported by an integrated network of the industry's latest technology in flexible, interactive studio environments.
The firm’s award-winning sustainable design expertise delivers commercially-viable solutions developed from a holistic perspective. It pushes the envelope in this important field and delivers ground-breaking solutions that continue to inspire.
As well as being experts in design, WMK has a detailed knowledge of WH&S and access and egress requirements and has policies and procedures in place to ensure these issues are thoroughly considered during the design process. The company also has a detailed quality management system in place that follows the guidelines of AS/NZS ISO9000-2006 to ensure high-quality outcomes for its clients.
The Company Synopsis |WMK Architecture
WMK Architecture: Driving Design Excellence and Delivering Creative Solutions
Strategy: WMK can help your organisation reach exceptional outcomes through smart solutions. It offers a PhD-level understanding of environments, productivity and self-identity and can facilitate a whole range of strategy projects – from master planning to education strategy, workplace strategy, or design strategy.
Architecture: WMK provides award-winning architectural services to a wide spectrum of business and lifestyle clients. The company’s architectural projects not only stand the test of time –it is also known to push the envelope in sustainable design and deliver ground-breaking solutions that continue to inspire.
Interior Design: WMK focuses on achieving its clients’ goals through experienced strategic thinking, award-winning interior concepts, viable sustainability initiatives, and brand integration in the built environment.
Brand in the Built Environment: WMK specialises in understanding environmental psychology to maximise the potential of your brand in the built environment – aligning user behaviour, company culture and market position to improve operational efficiency, staff performance, and overall company efficiency. The company is experts in manifesting a client’s brand in the built environment to create a unique workplace that reflects its client’s ethos and culture.
WMK Architecture: Committed to Staying Ahead of the Curve
Listening: WMK takes the time to listen and understand your needs and aspirations, and translate these into the optimum design for the best outcome.
Brand in the Built Environment: As mentioned above, WMK specialises in understanding environmental psychology to maximise the potential of your brand in the built environment – aligning user behaviour, company culture, and market position to improve operational efficiency, staff performance, and sales.
WMK’s significant expertise gives you an advantage in positioning buildings and businesses to reach your target audience.
Experience Counts: WMK gives you the benefit of its extensive experience, bringing the expertise and knowledge gained over many years and significant careers in successfully designing, managing, and delivering complex projects.
Attention to Detail: WMK’s documentation is thorough and tailored to your preferred delivery method ensuring more accurate costings, fewer variations, and improved site time.
Trans-disciplinary Teams: By teaming WMK’s specialist skills in architecture, interior design and brand,it delivers a superior, coordinated design response that gives you the edge.
Economic, Social & Environmental Sustainability: WMK’s award-winning ESD expertise delivers innovation together with holistic and commercially viable sustainability features. It pushes the envelope in this emerging field and has delivered ground-breaking solutions that continue to inspire, as mentioned above.
Personal Service: WMK is large enough with the resources and technology to deliver complex and large-scale projects, but small enough to provide hands-on personal service.
WMK Architecture:‘We Take a Consultative Approachand Follow a Clear Process’
WMK process allows flexibility but includes checkpoints to ensure all involved are aligned going forward:
Discovery: The initial phase is all about understanding. WMK establishes your needs and drivers, defines your positioning and target market, and identify opportunities for you.
Design: The creative phase brings together vision, experience, and industry and technical knowledge. WMK shares concepts as it develops the design in an exciting, collaborative process with you and other specialist consultants.
Documentation: Once the design principles are clear and agreed, WMK will resolve final details and prepare the drawings, schedules and written documents necessary for council approvals, consultant coordination, competitive tendering and efficient construction.
Delivery: The translation from WMK’s design into the built environment is monitored closely during the building phase, guiding quality and accuracy on site to deliver award-winning outcomes.
Greg Barnett: A Brief Background
Throughout his extensive career, Greg Barnett has designed and managed the delivery of award-winning architectural and interiors project throughout Australia, New Zealand, and Papua New Guinea, including office buildings, luxury hotels and resorts, and industrial developments.
Mr. Barnett’s skill in strategy and master planning complex facilities is matched by his insightful commercial input on every project.