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Company Profile

Cameron Chisholm Nicol (CCN) is an Australian leader in the provision of
integrated architectural, urban and interior design services. CCN is a multi-
award-winning practice focusing on client service with a reputation for innovative
design solutions, balancing economic, environment and social considerations.
As a leader in sustainable design, CCN adopts Australian best practice in the
number of accredited professionals under the Green Building Council’s Green
Star accreditation programme. CCN is a carbon neutral company, offsetting
all carbon emissions through investment in renewable energy through Climate

CCN retains its core ideology as follows;

Core Purpose / Mission Statement
“To design inspirational, sustainable architecture through a passion to exceed

Core Values
- Respect and Integrity
- Service and Collaboration
- Innovation and Imagination
- Leadership and Teamwork

CCN has a long history of design excellence and client services with an extensive
list of local, national and international clients who have worked with us for many
years across a variety of project sectors including;
- Retail                            - Commercial Office
- Residential                       - Health and Aged Care
- Education                         - Sport and Entertainment
- Interior Design                   - Defence

We are dedicated to design excellence from concept to realisation and recognise
the importance of project delivery where continuity of staff and consistency of
service is maintained throughout.

Design excellence is delivered through the experience and dedication of our staff,
the support and direction provided at a senior level along with a professional
and structured process guided by comprehensive Quality Assurance, internal
audits, peer reviews, knowledge capture and management.
Design Philosophy

As the way we live, work and play evolves in a world of diminishing resources,
altered demographics and changing values, so to must the architecture of
tomorrow creatively respond to these forces.

The design process requires clarity of vision and a close collaboration between
client, stakeholders and the design team. At CCN particular importance is placed
on distilling project objectives and working creatively to achieve innovative and
sustainable design solutions.

Progressive answers are sought to architectural challenges via a process of
thorough research and comprehensive analysis. Fundamental to our philosophy
is the commitment to excel in our design response and to seek at all times a clear
understanding and application of the best and most sustainable technologies.

At an urban scale we place particular importance on place making, with emphasis
on appropriate size and scale, recognition of views and vistas, use of materials,
prevailing environmental conditions, and social and cultural responses. Equally we
pay great attention to the workplace culture and public spaces within buildings,
creative, efficient, sustainable, productive and user friendly environments.

Each project is approached as an opportunity to be creative, to establish an
ongoing and long lasting relationship with our client and to deliver a product
that exceeds the expectations of all stakeholders from client to community.
Interior Design

Cameron Chisholm Nicol proved to be an industry leader and innovator by
establishing the Interior Design division over 20 years ago. The firm embraced
the growing demand for an integrated Architectural and Interior Design practice
and has continued to build upon the historical successes of past projects,
delivering a superior multi-disciplinary service.

Offering a diverse range of interior design services including; commercial
office, hospitality, entertainment, retail and multi-residential, Cameron Chisholm
Nicol has the expertise necessary to create innovative design solutions for our

Cameron Chisholm Nicol prides itself on original and progressive interior design
solutions. Strong relationships and open discussion between project leaders and
clients enable us to identify specific requirements and formulate tailored results.
Lasting relationships with our clients are a testament to our accomplishments.

Cameron Chisholm Nicol is perfectly placed to undertake integrated design
projects due to the co-location of our architecture and interior design teams,
allowing ease of communication and collaboration. Through joint working
practices and shared project ownership, we understand, balance and interpret
the design requirements of each project with an efficient collaborative team
structure to produce a cohesive result.

Our Interior Design methodology is formed around the client’s key requirements
through in-depth and detailed briefing and stakeholder meetings. From this,
we are able to establist Functional Design Briefs that are invaluable throughout
the project team to maintain a clear understanding of the project objectives
and design intent. The process carries through to concept, schematic, design
development and documentation, supported by internal design reviews and
client signoff milestones.

Collaboration with the clients, consultants and contractors is vital to the success
of the project. We undertake all projects with this in mind, allowing us to
progress the design through to the deliverables; whilst tracking the program
and cost outcomes to produce a timely, viable and cost effective solution. Our
expertise in selection and scheduling of the fittings and fixtures is enhanced by
our product knowledge and ability to produce specifications, including tender
specs for items, including loose furniture and fitout.

Our Interior Design department prides themselves on a holistic approach taking
all issues under consideration to arrive at the best outcome for our client,
integrated to the project vision and with full documentary support.

Sustainable design is a core value of our practice and as a leading sustainable
design practice, we have Green Building Council Green Star accredited members
within our Interior Design division. The award winning design, delivery and fit
out of our office in Sheffield House, utilising a range of sustainable initiatives,
is one example of the expertise and commitment to this principle, winning the
Australian Institute of Architects Sustainable Architecture Award in 2010. The
experience gained from this project further establishes the wealth of knowledge
already evident within our Interior Design team.

Cameron Chisholm Nicol’s interior designers are dedicated to creating exceptional
design with enthusiasm and passion, whilst providing our clients with the highest
level of service and support throughout each project.
Our Projects

Historically CCN has been responsible for several landmark Perth commercial
office towers including Westralia Square, BankWest Tower, Wesfarmers House,
Australia Place, Allendale Square, Wellington Central and the design proposal
for the iconic Treasury Building. CCN has the experience and technical resources
to provide design excellence, innovation and practical solutions to commercial
office development. Our scope ranges from refurbishments to new building

Our experience and program of research and development demonstrates our
capacity to understand current technologies and respond to the needs of the
workspace. CCN endeavours to provide the most sustainable and environmentally
conscious fitouts.

Our staff have extensive and varied experience in commercial design, including
Director Dominic Snellgrove who has over 20 years of experience in commercial
office design including Lend Lease and as a Director at CCN, was the concept
and design architect of the new Lend Lease head office at 30 The Bond, Sydney.
This was the first 5 Star SEDA rated office building in Australia and set the
benchmark for high performance workspace with large format floor plates, side
cores, roof garden atrium and naturally ventilated winter gardens.
CCN Offices, Sheffield House

CCN’s fitout of our own offices won the prestigious AIA award                         Location
for Sustainable Architecture in 2010. Cameron Chisholm Nicol’s                       Perth, WA
own offices achieves a unique approach to energy and water
consumption, use of recycled and low environmental impact                             Architect
materials, along with minimising distances from work stations to         Cameron Chisholm Nicol
natural daylight for daylight harvesting and indoor quality.
The space planning ethos of the office was vital to the operational      Cameron Chisholm Nicol
vision of our work practices including the introduction of a breakout,
cafe style reception for informal meetings and presentations which                  Completion
is the social hub for the office. Creating a open-plan space to                    August 2007
enhance collaboration and communication, as well as minimising
on building materials, the layout works extremely successful for
our organisation.

CCN has also recently achieved operational carbon neutral status.
Extensive benchmarking and research enabled CCN to establish
the most effective and reliable strategy to fully offset carbon
emissions and through regular monitoring will ensure continual
commitment to reducing its environmental footprint. The design
of our new premises located in Sheffield House in the Hay Street
Mall is a demonstration of our commitment to sustainable design
through the adaptive re-use of an existing heritage structure and
the design of a low energy, high performance work place.
Central Park Refurbishment

The project encompasses a broad range of design strategies                        Location
that has dramatically improved the perception and presentation                   Perth, WA
of Central Park. One key objective of the design focused on
linking Central Park Tower clearly and obviously with St Georges                  Architect
Terrace creating a greater physical presence for the Tower to the    Cameron Chisholm Nicol
St Georges Terrace address.
The geometry of the canopy has a conscious relationship with           Perron Investments &
the artworks by Brian MacKay currently occupying the Tower                APF Management
Lobby and has been clad in natural zinc finish, sympathetic to
the aluminium cladding of the office tower. Central Park now                         Value
has an iconic statement befitting the powerful statement of the                       $7m
premium office building in Perth.
The interior of the building has undergone some substantial                      Nov 2006
refurbishment to the sanitary facilities, with over 18 floors thus
far and up to $7.3m in upgrades designed and supervised by

CCN are also undertaking the re-design of the Conference
Facility upgrades, including reception and breakout spaces,
meeting and seminar rooms and a lecture theatre to create a
commercially viable learning and social hub.
Wellington Central

Sited adjacent to Harbour Town Shopping Centre close to                             Location
Perth CBD and with immediate access to Perth’s Freeway and                         Perth, WA
Transport links. This 8 Storey building has 2200 m2 NLA per level
over 5 tenancy levels, 2 levels of intermediate car park decks                      Architect
and ground floor commercial/office tenancy fronting Wellington         Cameron Chisholm Nicol
The building is designed with ‘A’ grade building services, including          ING Real Estate
an efficient central core and all round perimeter windows to give
good views and optimal natural light penetration, good solar                           Value
aspect and environmental control to achieve 4.5-5.0 Star ABGR                          $40m
energy rating.
The lobby features stone and veneer finishes to project the                            2008
professional persona of the occupants.
RACWA Headquarters

In a joint venture with Cox Architects, Cameron Chisholm Nicol                    Location
received the commission for the base building architecture                       Perth, WA
along with interior design and space planning for the new
RACWA Headquarters building in Perth. Located in a prominent                      Architect
CBD position adjacent the freeway, the project brief required        Cameron Chisholm Nicol
9,800sqm of office space and stipulated a 4-star ABGR rating.           Cox Architects (JV)

The construction programme included milestone dates for                             Client
the progressive handover of each floor, allowing the RACWA                         RACWA
access for the commencement of their internal fitout prior to
final completion of the building. Extensive research into material              Completion
selection and life cycle performance was undertaken for this                     June 2005
Australian Public Service Commission

CCN was appointed by the Commission, who were seeking                                    Location
a suitably qualified architectural practice, to undertake the                           Perth, WA
space-planning, interior design, documentation and associated
architectural services for the fit-out of their new Perth office which                  Architect
would be occupied by them for 5-10 years.                                  Cameron Chisholm Nicol

The Commission provided defined outcomes for the fit-out of                                Client
the offices, for a working environment that was of an overall high       Commonwealth of Australia
quality, modern, efficient, pleasant and safe, with reference to
colours found in the Australian landscape. The fit-out required                       Completion
the integration of specific technology and facilities, including the               December 2008
provision of a versatile and professional learning environment.
Consideration of materials provided an interior sensitive to
environmental concerns. These were all delivered through CCN’s
design outcomes.

Early delivery of the documentation was of paramount importance
to the Commission and CCN were reactive to this, with continual
client collaboration and transparency, accommodating their pre-
determined entrance date.
Department of Health and Ageing

The initial brief was to provide space planned solutions to                    Location
address short and medium term accommodation shortfalls as                     Perth, WA
the result of proposed organisational change.
Following a detailed analysis of current and future operational   Cameron Chisholm Nicol
requirements, through accommodation audits, that assessed
and recognised key interelationships within the building to re-                   Client
organise the staff base.                                                          DoHA

Cameron Chisholm Nicol were able to identify performance
gaps and demonstrate comparative efficiencies gained through
the development of a future masterplan to co-locate teams and
allow the best availability and flexibility of accommodation to
our client.

Cameron Chisholm Nicol provide integrated architecture and interior design
services in residential projects ranging from single house dwellings through to
multi residential and high density mixed use developments.

CCN also offer services in residential master planning and the development of
residential design guidelines and has a diverse range of clients from private
single dwelling owner occupiers through to national and international residential
development companies including Australand, Stockland, Diploma and Cape
Bouvard as well as government clients including LandCorp and DPI.

Our interiors approach is to enhance and integrate with the architectural vision
to create a functional, spacious and inviting homes. Our single residence projects
are bespoke in nature, designed to meet our clients’ specific requirements.

Working with our clients we have achieved benchmark design standards in
sustainability including unit design that facilitates cross ventilation, passive solar
performance, low energy heating & cooling systems, low energy water heating
systems and grey water recycling systems.
Islands, South Beach

The award winning Islands development is located on the coastal                             Location
foreshore in a spectacular ocean side setting, Islands is the only     South Beach, North Coogee WA
development site on the western side of any roads or rail line on
the Fremantle-Cockburn coast. The site offers expansive views                             Architect
to the ocean, to offshore islands Carnac, Rottnest and Garden                Cameron Chisholm Nicol
Islands and Fremantle Harbour.                                                          Architectus

CCN were awarded the AIA award for Multiple Residential                                 Project Cost
Architecture in 2010 for the design of this building.                                Stage 1 - $120m

The overall design for built form at Islands merges Mediterranean
character and charm with modern Australian coastal living. Four
five-storey penthouse apartment buildings face west toward the
Indian Ocean. Whilst unified and complementary in character,
variance is provided offering diversity and individuality. Offering
a variety of product from 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments through
to individual beach houses and mezzanine penthouses, Islands
suits a variety of lifestyle requirements. The development is the
epitomy of style and is highly desirable

Water Sensitive Urban Design was paramount, with grey water
recycling providing water for irrigation and rain water used for
toilet flushing. These key inclusions alone will save over 3 million
litres of water every year.
67 Canning Highway

Responding to a request for Tender for Design services for                                Location
Project Managers Westscape, CCN developed a scheme and                           Victoria Park, WA
indicative vision for this high profile site which will feature park
and river views against a city skyline backdrop.                                       Architect
                                                                          Cameron Chisholm Nicol
Our vision is for a sophisticated apartment development with
a striking floating penthouse roof form and clean minimalist                               Client
lines. The development will feature high quality 2 and 3 bed                         Westcape for
apartments with generous outdoor living areas and solar control        Encorp Development Pty Ltd
options whilst maximising the northern orientation and superb
111 Colin Street

Development of 111-121 Colin St, West Perth, comprises a                        Location
basement carpark, 3 levels of commercial tenancy space and 3              West Perth, WA
levels of residential apartments with approximately 700sqm of
floor area provided at each office level.                                       Architect
                                                                   Cameron Chisholm Nicol
The residential component consists of a combination of 9 two
bed and 6 one bed apartments providing a total of 15 residences.                   Client
All apartments have generous covered outdoor deck spaces                       Australand
providing good sun protection. One dedicated carparking
bay is provided for each apartments and a further 18 bays for                      Value
commercial use.                                                                    $10m

The lobby areas were treated with veneer wall panels and                      Completion
custom wall graphics to create an atmosphere of arrival. The                       2008
overall development objective was of a contemporary home for
modern living.
Axon Apartments - Lot 3 Cockburn Central

This project was part of a master-planned transport oriented            Location
development. This multi-residential and mixed use development       Cockburn, WA
exemplifies a growing trend towards Transport Orientated
Development. A modern aesthetic provides cohesive street                   Client
frontages and maximum development potential while preserving           Australand
individual residential identities to enable the developer to meet
financial goals whilst providing for an appropriately marketable           Value
level of diversity.                                                        $4.5m

Designed on a small lot the cost effective 3 level walk-up
development utilises a fourth storey mezzanine level and
sweeping lines to form a powerful corner statement while retail
tenancys occupying the ground level will ensure pedestrian
activation of the street corner.

The apartments are convenient and comfortable and suited to
city commuters, couples and young families. The aim of the
development is to create a friendly precinct in which to live and
Sport & Entertainment

Cameron Chisholm Nicol provides design services in sport and entertainment
architecture ranging in scale from the interior design of specialist retail outlets,
restaurant, café, brasserie and bar design within the venue to large scale sport
and entertainment arenas for new buildings and refurbishment works.

CCN in joint venture with ARM won an international design competition in 2005
for the Perth Arena. The new building will provide state of the art entertainment
and sporting facilities for Perth. Included within the scope of this project are
a number of entertainment venues including five flexible function spaces and
multiple bars and food outlets.

ARM & CCN were commissioned in 2007 to complete the fitout design for this
project, valued at $

A thorough return brief process with Venues West resulted in many refinements
to the interiors including additional concourse bars and concessions.
Perth Arena

Functionally the multi-purpose indoor entertainment and sports                    Location
stadium is designed for a capacity crowd of up to 15,500 people.                 Perth, WA
The Arena will become the primary concert venue for Perth and
will also host sporting events such as the Hopman Cup tennis                      Architect
for which there is a specifically designed retractable roof. The     Cameron Chisholm Nicol
venue will also feature 36 corporate suites over two levels.              ARM + RTKL (JV)

The public spaces of the Arena are bold and exciting with the                       Client
creative use of finishes to create an experience and lasting                      DHW WA
impression from the minute you enter. The 4 bars and 5 function
areas on 7 concessions are all designed to maximise service and
revenue. Being robust and vivid in their design, they will perform
operationally being robust and durable, whilst being easily
identical.The office areas, including boardrooms are designed
with the same aesthetic principles, as are the VIP star areas and
green rooms. The furniture is iconic and bold to suit building

The Perth Arena will be an icon that creates a landmark
destination and establishes a new urban location and catalyst
for renewal in an under-valued part of central Perth. To ensure
that the layouts and materials used were durable, sustainable,
flexible and above all functional. The aesthetic for the interior
carried over the key notes from the architectural statement,
being bold in line and colour.
Wanneroo Baseball & Softball Headquarters

CCN is acting in a pro bono capacity to assist the Wanneroo                        Location
Baseball and Softball clubs with their submission to the City                  Wanneroo, WA
of Wanneroo for an upgrade of their facilities at Kingsway
Reserve.                                                                            Architect
                                                                       Cameron Chisholm Nicol
To date CCN has undertaken a detailed needs analysis with both
clubs resulting in schematic plans for a Baseball and Softball                          Client
centre of Excellence in the northern suburbs. With the support               City of Wanneroo
of the State Baseball association Wanneroo has included in the
brief, indoor training facilities with video capability as well as a
social hall, change rooms, licensed canteen facilities, and various
storage and operational areas.

CCN has carried out a detailed site analysis and has produced
a design response with adaptive reuse of the existing building
to reduce costs and at the same time allowing a staged building
process keeping facilities operational. The proposal has been
presented to the City of Wanneroo and received positive
feedback. It will become part of the analysis of the Kingsway
Masterplan through further consultation with the clubs and from
the basis for a future agreement with the clubs business plan
which CCN also helped coordinate.

Cameron Chisholm Nicol has decades of experience in the delivery of design
excellence in hospitality and hotel architecture from the Intercontinental Hotel at
Burswood, the Richardson Suites and Spa in West Perth and the Carmel Retreat,
California submission.

The exclusive Carmel Retreat design ethos was one of creating a luxury villa
retreat within the existing forest, engaging with nature and evoking a spiritual
connectivity with the landscape.

The Richardson Suites and Spa, undertaken in joint venture with Sir Terry Farrell
& Partners, is a luxury 5-star boutique hotel development in West Perth.

Other recent projects include the 190 room Pacific International Hotel in Perth,
an adaptive reuse of an office building that also includes residential apartments,
a restaurant, brasserie and ground floor retail.
Carmel Retreat

As finalists in a competition to design a retreat achieving the                    Location
highest standards of elegant sophistication, CCN and PMDR’s                  California, USA
approach was to focus on the complete guest experience to the
finest levels of detail for our internationally recognised client.                Architect
                                                                     Cameron Chisholm Nicol
Our environmentally sensitive approach lead to architectural                     PMDR (JV)
forms that responded to the climate, topography and heritage
of the Carmel area whilst facilitating an unparalleled level of
comfort and service.
Heritage Building Reuse

The brief called for the adaptive reuse of a Perth landmark                         Location
requiring sustainable functional use while preserving the site’s                   Perth, WA
significant heritage values. It was key to the values of CCN that
the adaptive re-use by sympathetic to the existing heritage                        Architect
building and that the interior spaces exaggerate and expose the       Cameron Chisholm Nicol
The design solution was to create central services pods central            Saracen Properties
to the apartment rooms that housed kitchens and bathroom
facilities, keeping them clear from the walls and ceilings to leave
the existing fabric of the building untouched. Materials focused
on WA with finishes such as Corten utilised in the concept
design, to futther exaggerage the sense of place and history
within the building.

Cameron Chisholm Nicol’s solution was to create 175 hotel
rooms, 62 of which were uniquely designed within the heritage
portion to have the least impact on the building.
The Richardson Suites & Spa

Following initial concept sketches prepared by Sir Terry Farrell                    Location
& Partners of London, Cameron Chisholm Nicol reviewed                         West Perth, WA
and refined the design to suit the cost plan and the specific
requirements of the client.                                                          Architect
                                                                      Cameron Chisholm Nicol
The building’s striking three sided shape was derived from organic          Farrell & Partners
forms in nature and further refined by responses to the site, the
environment and functionality. The 9 storey facility incorporates                      Client
fully serviced suites, day spa, restaurant and business centre. The    Joe Oxley & Ted Powell
hotel has 62 self contained suites in one, two and three bedroom
configurations along with 6 penthouse suites.                                           Value
The entire first floor is devoted to “The Spa at the Richardson”
facility. The theme is contemporary Asian and includes                            Completion
treatment rooms, a 14 metre indoor pool, sauna, steam room                             2006
and gymnasium.
Burswood Intercontinental Hotel

The 12 level x 420 room 5-star hotel is the tallest building of           Location
a group of three forming the heart of the masterplan with the        Burswood, WA
casino and exhibition and convention centre, sited around
a curved plaza with circular reflecting pool as its focus. Its              Client
Y-shaped plan was developed to meet a design requirement           Burswood Resort
that each guest room should have views of the Swan River.
The hotel entrance leads into a glazed atrium enclosed by the               $250M
arms of the Y which steps back at each level reducing the length
of the wings. At the same level along the leg of the Y, there is       Completion
a variety of specialty shops, a bar, wine cellar and the hotel’s             1988
premier restaurant.

Burswood hotel has become the benchmark for hotel design
in Perth with its prominent riverside aspect and striking
Health and Aged Care

CCN have established a dedicated Health and Aged Care Team to provide local
health facility planning and design under the direction of Healthcare Architect
Ali Devellerez. Ali has both local and international experience on a range of
healthcare projects. Her experience in the UK working with specialised architects
and health planners has allowed her to rapidly build a strong knowledge base
focused on the health sector. To compliment this, Ali has a Masters in Health
Administration and Planning from the University of NSW.

CCN is currently involved in the design and documentation of the Autism WA
Headquarters and Early Intervention Centre of Excellence, and the Alzheimers
WA Headquarters, which includes a research and education facility, day care
centre and short stay respite care accommodation.

CCN’s approach to healthcare is focused on creating environments that
improve patient outcomes and staff productivity within specified time and cost
parameters incorporating capital ‘D’ design & sustainability to health projects.
Alzheimer’s Australia WA
Centre of Excellence

The new Centre of Excellence in Dementia Care will create a                                Location
focal point for research and education into new and better          Curtin University of Technology
models of dementia care, through the provision of world-class
support, care, research and education facilities, and through                                Client
close interaction and collaboration with Curtin University            Alzheimer’s Australia WA Ltd
faculties and schools. The Centre will also have a major role
as a community activity and education hub for healthy ageing                                 Value
strategies.                                                                                  $26m

Alzheimer’s Australia WA envisions that the new Centre of
Excellence will use cutting edge technology and best practice
building design to create a world class facility. The Centre’s
primary aim will be to research, pilot, evaluate and disseminate
new models of care and support for people with dementia
and their carers in order to build community dementia care
capacity into the future. Alzheimer’s Australia WA has a strong
organisational focus on its philosophies of care which include
‘Person Centred Care’ and The ‘Eden Alternative’.

Developing a new building provides a unique and exciting
opportunity to reflect these philosophies in the physical design
of the building to influence people’s behaviour and emotions
when in the building. This will be one of the most unique
elements of the new building and one of the key innovations
that will enhance Alzheimer’s Australia WA’s reputation. The
facility will be sympathetic to the patient’s conditions whilst
being operationally viable for our client. Creating dedicated and
flexible spaces with appropriate healthcare level finishes. The
design is contemporary, modern and welcoming with focus on
the patient’s needs.
Autism Association of WA
New Headquarters & Early Intervention Centre

Cameron Chisholm Nicol is the lead consultant for the design of                        Location
the new headquarters and early intervention centre for Autism                         Perth, WA
WA, Jolimont. The new centre will be a purpose designed, two
storey building of approximately 2500 square metres. The design                           Client
will demonstrate best practice indoor and outdoor environments         Autism Association of WA
for people with Autism.
Autism WA provide a range of specialist services to children and                          $10m
adults with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. The new development
will include:
	         •	Association	Headquarters
	         •	Early	Intervention	Centre	
	         •	Call	Centre	
	         •	Training	Facility
	         •	Medical	Suite
	         •	Staff	Amenities	

The intent of the design is to:
	       •	Provide	a	safe	and	secure	environment	for	clients	and		
	       •	Develop	a	design	that	supports	people	with	Autism		
                   and the Associations programs
	       •	Increase	the	Associations	presence	and	profile	
	       •	Create	a	high	performance	workplace
	       •	The	Association	is	a	not-for-profit	organisation	and	a		
                   registered charity.

The interior design responds to these numerous and specific
requirements by creating a professional and comfortable
headquarters with a dedicated and calming childcare wing. The
level of finish and fitout provides a high quality result with focus
on durability, hygeine, meintenance and practicality.

Cameron Chisholm Nicol is one the leading retail design consultants in Western
Australia covering all scales of project including greenfield sites, centre
refurbishment, city centre sites and retail tenancy coordination.

Retail planning and architecture has evolved considerably in recent times. Retail
thinking and planning has become a more integrated component of the public
realm and has lately become an important catalyst for urban regeneration.

The interior spaces derived from the architecture should provide engaging public
zones, creating a comfortable, exciting and memorable environment. Retail
tenancy co-ordination and provision of tenancy guidelines are a key component
of CCN’s retail expertise.

CCN’s focus is on creating a sense of place and authenticity which has the
capacity to be an integrated component of public life and civic interaction
ensuring that people will find their shopping experience positive and attractive
as well as convenient and diverse.
Lakeside Joondalup Shopping City

Lakeside Joondalup is a key regional centre of Perth designed to                  Location
be an integral part of the central business district of Joondalup.           Joondalup, WA

The project, commenced in the early 1990s is currently                            Architect
undergoing major additions including a new department store          Cameron Chisholm Nicol
design, and construction of new malls, supermarket and discount
department store.                                                                    Client
                                                                            ING Real Estate
The interior is a blend of refurbishment and new building works,
including precincts, malls, food courts and centre management
areas. The finishes used reflect current best practice for
commercial use. The overall ethos was to design a light, bright
and functional space, that promotes brand communication
and way finding and provides a relaxed and casual shopping
experience using feature design elements such as coloured

Masterplanned to over 100,000 sqm of mixed use development,
the project demonstrates CCN’s capacity to plan, design and
deliver complex urban integration projects.
Ellenbrook Regional Shopping City

“The Shops at Ellenbrook” presents a unique opportunity                            Location
of integrating a suburban shopping centre within an urban                    Ellenbrook, WA
townscape. The retail shopping centre provides 10,000sqm of
retail in Stage 1.                                                                Architect
                                                                     Cameron Chisholm Nicol
A feature curved roof element and pre-cast concrete signage
column creates a dramatic contemporary entry statement at                            Client
the entrance of the retail shopping centre. The internal mall is                     ICWA
designed to flow seamlessly from the outdoor retail streetscape
by utilising finishes and features used externally and internally,                   Value
such as exposed aggregate polished concrete to give a sense of                       $18m
“The Shops at Ellenbrook” provides the community of Ellenbrook                   Dec 2005
with a unique high quality shopping experience.
Harbour Town

Pioneering new retail design                                                                Location
                                                                                           Perth, WA
Designed in association with Cox Howlett + Baily Woodland
following a study tour with the client of similar enterprises                 Cameron Chisholm Nicol
in Canada and the United States, Harbour Town was the first        Cox Howlett + Bailey Woodland (JV)
“brand-direct” retail centre in Western Australia.
Circulation and identification of zones was important to the                         ING Real Estate
client, which was enhanced by colour coding ares of the internal
facade into 4 shopping districts.                                                              Value
The 22,000m2 of retail space is home to many national and
international brand direct chains, trading into an attractive                            Completion
internal streetscape over two levels specifically designed to                                 2003
appeal to both domestic and tourist markets.

Way finding in the open-air market place was a key requirement.
A specially selected colour palette was used to break the centre
into 4 zones and act as indicators for way finding and to create
an exciting and vibrant space and enhance brand communication
of the retailers.
Our People

Cameron Chisholm Nicol has a Perth office of approximately 40 staff lead by 5
Directors, 2 Associate Directors and 8 Associates.
Interior Design Department Structure

                                    MANAGEMENT TEAM                      Assoc. Directors/

       Design/         Planning/          Practice                Interior Design
     Sustainability    Business         Management                  Department

     Sustainability          Information Technology
      Committee                 Quality Assurance

                   Design                          Jacqueline                           Architect’s with
                 Committee                        Cunningham                            Interior Design

                                                      Cindy Lim

                                                      Feng Gao

                                        Ali Devellerez      Ian Surtees         Jonathan Rose       Vera Tacheva
                                                                                     Dominic Snellgrove
Dominic Snellgrove has over 20 years of experience in architectural practice in
London, Berlin, Sydney and for the last 4 years in Perth. Dominic has extensive
experience in mixed use commercial office, residential and retail design. Before
leaving Sydney to live in Perth in 2003 Dominic was the concept and design
architect for the new Lend Lease head office 30 The Bond. This award winning
project enabled Dominic to realise a number of important environmental
initiatives including a 5 Star ABGR rating and a 5 Star Green Star as built rating
as well as considerable advances in workplace planning.

Dominic is Project Director for the prestigious Perth Arena and Alzheimer’s
WA currently undertaken with CCN. Both are mixed-use commercial projects
demanding design initiative to meet the operational demands.

Dominic has developed a broad range of skills accross different land use
categories including commercial, retail and mixed use projects and is frequently
consulted by government and private industry clients on urban and suburban
design initiatives.

Professional Qualifications
2004           Board of Architects WA - Registered Architect
1998           Board of Architects NSW - Registered Architect
1994           South Bank University London - Registered Architect
1987-1990      Architectural Association, London - AA Dipl. RIBA Part II
1983-1986      Kingston University, Surrey UK - BA(Hons) Architecture RIBA
               Part III

Professional Experience
2004           Director, Cameron Chisholm Nicol, Perth WA
2004           Architecture Design Studio Coordinator UWA-Faculty
               Architecture, Landscape & Visual Arts
1997-2003      Senior Architect, Lend Lease Design, Sydney NSW
1999-2003      Architectural Design Tutor University of NSW - Faculty of the
               Built Environment
1997           Director, TSA Architects Sydney
1994-1997      Senior Architect, Foggo Associates London, UK
1991-1994      Architect, Professor O.M.Ungers and Partner, Berlin Germany
1987-1988      Undergraduate Architect, Wickham & Associates, London UK
                                                                                      Greg Salter
Greg has over 25 years of experience, including over 15 years as a Director at CCN,
leading project teams on many of Cameron Chisholm Nicol’s high profile works.
Beginning with the award winning WA Water Centre and Education Department
Headquarters Greg has subsequently been responsible for many well known CBD
office developments: Westfarmers House, Westralia Square, Wellington Central,
the CSC Subiaco office building and CCN’s role in the RACWA headquarters. Greg
has been responsible for most of Cameron Chisholm Nicol’s high profile retail
portfolio, including Karrinyup, Lakeside Joondalup, Forrest Chase, Ellenbrook
Town Centre and the Armadale Shopping City redevelopment.
Greg is an active member of Property Councils Urban Affairs committee and
combines a detailed knowledge of building design with a keen interest in urban

Professional Qualifications
2006           Green Star Building Council Accredited Green Star Professional
1983           Registered Architect
1980           Associateship in Architecture, Western Australian Institue of

Professional Experience
1999           Managing Director, Cameron Chisholm Nicol, Perth WA
1999           Partner, Cameron Chisholm Nicol International
1994           Director, Cameron Chisholm Nicol, Perth WA
1984           Associate Director, Cameron Chisholm Nicol, Perth WA
1980           Cameron Chisholm Nicol, Perth WA
1976-1980      BHB Engineers, Perth WA
1976           Colin Rule & Associates, Perth WA
2006           Retail and Commercial Tour, USA
2000           Indonesian Study/ Research Tour for a range of
               masterplanning, tourism and commercial developments
1992           Fellowship Study Tour, USA, Canada
1986           World Study Tour, USA, Canada, England, Hong Kong
                                                                                      Peter Keleman
Peter has over 18 years of national and international experience in the design,
documentation, contract administration and project management of multi-
million dollar developments such as the iconic Perth Arena project. Peter also
has extensive experience in leading luxury multi-unit residential, masterplanning
and commercial interiors projects as well as health and education project

Peter has been Project Architect for the Perth Arena project from schematic
design through to construction. His role includes coordinating and managing
over 25 specialist sub-consultants, the architectural team and acting as the main
point-of-contact for the various client groups and industry stakeholders.

Recently, Peter has also been involved in several residential development projects,
undertaking feasibility studies for various sites. He also led CCN’s contribution
to the Knutsford Masterplanning submission. Peter also sits on the WA Property
Council’s Urban Affairs Committee.

Peter joined CCN in early 2006 having relocated to Perth from Sydney where he
was Project Architect for Canberra’s first lake-side apartment development. This
was a Stockland project, featuring winter-gardens and a distinctive wave-form
to maximise northern orientation and views. Peter was also Project Architect for
the Wharf Typology Darling Island Apartment Development for Multiplex Living
in Pyrmont, which features striking zinc-clad architecture. These projects were
managed by Peter from design through to construction.

Previously, Peter worked in Europe where he gained valuable experience on
commercial and corporate interiors projects in London and Warsaw.

Peter’s strengths include strong leadership, management and communication

skills. His lateral thinking, intuitive design sensibilities and passion for
quality, sustainable solutions result in project outcomes that exceed client

Professional Qualifications
2007           Green Star Accredited Professional
2006           Board of Architects WA - Registered Architect
2001           NSW Registered Architect
1991           Bachelor of Architecture, University of New South Wales

Professional Experience
2009           Director, Cameron Chisholm Nicol, Perth WA
2008           Associate Director, Cameron Chisholm Nicol, Perth WA
2006           Principal, Cameron Chisholm Nicol, Perth WA
2001           Associate, PTW Architects, Sydney
1998           Senior Architect, Allen Jack and Cottier, Sydney
1996           Architect, Denton Corker Marshall, Warsaw
1994           Architect, Denton Corker Marshall, London
1991           Graduate Architect, McDonald McPhee, Sydney

                                                                                     Jacqueline Cunningham
                                                                                      Associate/Interior Designer
Originally focusing on high end residential, Jacqueline began her design career in
Scotland, in a private interior design practice specialising in bespoke residential,
executive rental, display homes and executive offices. Jacqueline’s experience
also extended to the exclusive marketplace of customised luxury yachts interiors
for commercial international charter clientele, with emphasis on luxury and
prestige, as well as operator function and serviceability.

Upon moving to Perth in 2006 Jacqueline worked with JBL Design, where her work
involved high end residential projects from conception to completion, focusing on
all aspects of interior specification; including the design development to project
management for a high end multi-residential development in Claremont.

After joining CCN in 2008, Jacqueline has been involved in the schematic, design
development and documentation of a range of multi-residential, hospitality,
office and commercial projects and is an Interior Design Leader for the joint
venture, world-class Perth Arena project. Other projects include the Central Park
Refurbishment, Austism WA Headquarters + Early Intervention Childcare Centre
of Excellence, Alzheimers Headquarters and Support/Day Centre Facility, and
Diploma multi residential projects, amongst others including the highly exclusive
Carmel Retreat submission in schematic and design review stages, focusing on
the guest’s experience of ‘retreat’.

Jacqueline is a Greenstar Accredited Professional and is a member of the
companies Design & Sustainability group. She is client focused with experience,
ranging from conceptual design to project management, collaboration with
clients, architects & consultants and is skilled at designing & coordinating high
quality custom furniture and joinery, with the ability to fulfill each client’s specific

Jacqueline’s goal i to fulfil each client’s specific requirements by providing a
well-resolved and engaging interiorfor the end user.

Professional Qualifications
2010           Greenstar Accredited Professional
2000           BA Design - Specialised Interiors, Falkirk College of Further &
               Higher Education

Professional Experience
2008-2010      Associate + Interior Designer, Cameron Chisholm Nicol, Perth
2007-2008      Interior Designer, Judith Barrett-Lennard Design, Perth WA
2000-2006      Interior Designer, Linteriors Scotland Limited, Scotland
                                                                                           Cindy Lim
                                                                                      Interior Architect

Cindy graduated with First Class Honours, Bachelor of Interior Architecture from
Curtin University of Technology, winning a place as a member on the prestigious
Vice Chancellor’s List, recognising academic excellence. Cindy’s final year thesis
saw her being awarded the Artichoke® award for excellence in visual and written
presentation of an Interior Design Proposition.

Cindy’s career experience began in her home country of Mauritius where she
interned with an architectural company. She was involved in the schematic
design and documentation process of a high-end beach-front resort, gaining
valuable experience in this exclusive marketplace. Being Mauritian, Cindy was
well-placed to understand the local environment and culture that appeals to
the international traveller and was able to translate this wealth of knowledge to
assist the design team.

During her time at University, she complimented her studies by interning with
the Interiors Office for Curtin University, where her work focused on commercial
office design. Since joining Cameron Chisholm Nicol in early 2010, Cindy has
been involved in a wide range of commercial, retail and office projects for clients
such as Diploma, Chicken Treat, Central Park and Perth Arena. She was involved
in the schematic and design review stages for the Central Park Conference
Facility refurbishment.

During her time with CCN, Cindy has proven herself to be a promising young
designer and proficient documenter, with her enthusiasm for her profession,
showing through in her creativity and professionalism.

Professional Qualifications
2010           Bachelor of Interior Architecture - First Class Honours

Professional Experience
2010           Graduate Interior Architect, Cameron Chisholm Nicol, Perth
2008 - 2009    Interior Design Intern, Interiors Office Curtin University, Perth
2008           Interior Design Intern, Morphos Architects, Mauritius
                                                                                           Feng Gao
                                                                                     Interior Architect
Feng began his career with Mirvac, after graduating as an Interior Architect,
and has worked on a variety of large scale Multi-residential projects for Mirvac
developments, including “The Burswood Peninsula”, one of the largest master
planned communities in Western Australia, home to over 3000 residents. He
was also involved with Mirvac’s “Aqua” Apartments, “Aurora” Apartments and
“Aquarius” Apartments projects; in construction and fit-out documentation.

Feng joined CCN mid-2010 and is working on a variety of projects including
the documentation of the new Autism WA Headquarters. Highly skilled in
construction drawings, integrating base building and joinery documentation,
Feng is a valuable member of our team. His expertise in this field enables him
to liaise with clients and consultants to ensure the integration of the fit-out is
communicated clearly and proficiently.

Feng is fluent in written English and Chinese; and spoken English, Chinese and

Professional Qualifications
2003-2006      Bachelor of Arts; Interior Architecture, Curtin University
2002-2003      English Language, Curtin University
1998-2001      Diploma of Interior Design, Guangdong University, China

Professional Experience
2010           Interior Architect, Cameron Chisholm Nicol, Perth WA
2007-2010      Mirvac, Perth WA
2006-2007      Christopher Senior & Associate, Perth WA
                                                                                        Ali Devellerez
As an Architect, Ali has both local and international experience on a range of
projects including healthcare, aged care, retail and commercial interiors. Ali is
a registered architect with over 10 year’s experience largely focusing on health
projects. To compliment this Ali has a Master of Health Administration and

Having joined CCN in 2008, Ali is currently project architect for the Alzheimer’s
WA Centre of Excellence, a $26m dollar project located at Curtin University. Her
role includes coordinating sub-consultants and the architectural team; and acting
as the main point-of-contact with the client. Ali’s ability to work successfully
with user groups during stakeholder consultation has made her an invaluable
team member.

Ali has an in depth understanding of the complex issues associated with health
projects both from a design and clinical perspective. Dealing with the often
competing demands involved in creating innovative yet cost effective health
projects is one of Ali’s strengths.

Prior to joining CCN, Ali was a Senior Architect and Health Planner at Silver
Thomas Hanley. Ali worked on the Cancer Centre at the Fiona Stanley Hospital
during the schematic design and design development phases. The redevelopment
of Joondalup Health Campus for Ramsay Healthcare and various projects for St
John of God demonstrate Ali’s experience working with large, national healthcare
providers. Ali has also worked with several NHS (UK) Primary Care Trusts taking
briefs, preparing concepts and making presentations. Her experience in the UK
allowed Ali to rapidly build a strong knowledge base focused on health.

Through her work, Ali has developed a thorough understanding of the importance
of architecture and interiors in relation to the wellbeing of patients, staff and the
wider community. Her strengths include excellent communication skills, strong
positive leadership, and a commitment to quality design outcomes that align
with the strategic goals of her clients.

Professional Qualifications
2009            Postgraduate Studies in Dementia Design, University of Stirling
2008            Green Star Accredited Professional
2007            Master of Health Administration & Planning UNSW
2004            WA Registered Architect
1999            Bachelor of Architecture UWA (Hons)
1997            Bachelor of Environmental Design UWA
RAIA Health Architecture Committee Member
Australasian College of Health Service Managers (ACHSM) Member

Professional Experience
2008           Health Care Architect, Cameron Chisholm Nicol, Perth WA
2005-2008      Silver Thomas Hanley, Perth WA
2004-2005      Ryder HKS , London, UK
2002-2004      Hames Sharley, Perth WA
2001-2002      JBA Health Architects, London, UK
                                                                                 Sharmila Kanagalingam
                                                                                      Graduate of Architecture

Sharmila is an enthusiastic Graduate of Architecture with an interest in
contributing and developing her skills in designing, creativity and architecture
to further pursue her passion in this profession.

Following her graduation from the Masters of Architecture Program at UNSW,
Sharmila began her career as a tutor in a first year course at the Faculty of Built
Environment, UNSW, where she introduced architectural ideas and concepts as
well as guided students through the process of model-making.

Since joining CCN at the start of 2010, Sharmila has worked on a range of
project types including mixed-used residential and commercial, healthcare and
hospitality projects. She is currently working on the new Headquarters and Early
Intervention Centre project for the Autism Association of WA, located in Shenton
Park. She was also involved in a closed competition run by a leading Hotel Group
for a high-end luxury accommodation located in Carmel Valley, California, in
which the proposed scheme was shortlisted as one of the finalists.

Sharmila is involved predominantly in the schematic design development stage
processes including feasibility studies and building massing development. Her
skills in Adobe Photoshop and InDesign make her a valuable team member in
the production of presentation material.

Professional Qualifications
Masters of Architecture University of New South Wales, NSW
Bachelor of Architectural Studies University of New South Wales, NSW

Professional Experience
2010           Graduate of Architecture, Cameron Chisholm Nicol, Perth
2009           Tutor in Enabling Skills & Research Practice, Bachelor of
               Architecture Program at University of New South Wales -
               Faculty of the Built Environment, NSW
2009           Architectural draftsperson, Edward Szewczyk & Associates
               Architects, Sydney
2007           Architectural Internship, JPR Architects, Sydney

2010            LightHouse Award Winner for the Future Directions Young
                Achiever of the Year, Property Council of Australia, WA
2007            Eric Daniels Prize in Residential Design for best performance
                in Design for Residential Accommodation in the Bachelor of
                Architecture program,
                University of New South Wales - Faculty of the Built
2007/2005       Dean’s List for Academic Excellence, University of New South
                Wales - Faculty of the Built Environment                                      Retreat at Carmel Valley, CA
                                                                                       Ian Surtees
                                                                                      Project Leader
Ian Surtees has joined CCN upon relocating from the UK in 2008 and is currently
involved with the $340m Perth Arena project, resolving complex construction
details and documentation. Ian’s attention to detail and co-ordination experience
are invaluable to this process.

In the UK, Ian was Project Leader on various indoor pool and recreational
complexes. Ian was typically responsible for leading these projects from tender
to project completion. Ian has also worked on Industrial, retail, housing, schools,
hotels, and commercial projects during his 18yrs in the industry, carrying-out
“start-to-finish” tasks ranging from site survey to supervising and project
handover. He was heavily involved in the office fitout field in working for one of
the largest office furniture supplies in the UK.

Professional Qualifications
1990           BTEC ONC Building Studies
               BTEC HNC Building Studies
               City & Guilds Computer Aided Design
               City & Guilds 3d AutoCAD

Professional Experience
2008-2010       Project Leader, Cameron Chisholm Nicol, Perth WA
2006-2008      Job Runner/ Senior Architectural Technician, GLR Architects
2000-2006      Job Runner/ Senior Architectural Technician, The Harris
2000           Team Leader/ Senior Architectural Technician, Esquisse Design
1999-2000      Office Manager/ Senior Architectural Technician, The Harris
1992-1999      Senior Architectural Technician/ Cad Manager, The Harris
1987-1992      Architectural Technician/ Cad Manager, John Brunton
1985-1987      Office Junior, J B Bailey Partnership
1984-1985      Draftech Training Centre
                                                                                          Vera Tacheva
                                                                                          Project Leader
Vera studied architecture in Sofia, Bulgaria, graduating + working on a long
list of disciplines of projects including; retail, commercial, office, interior fitout,
residential, hospitality and mixed-use amongst others.

These projects have honed Vera’s skills in spatial planning, schematic design,
detailing, specifications and scheduling for all varities of projects.

Vera joined Cameron Chisholm Nicol in 2001 and has since specialised in large
multi-residential projects, including The Richardson Hotel, Juniper Gardens,
Wellington Street Apartments, Joondalup Centro Apartments and Somerley,
Clarkson, of where she has utilised her broad skill base to deliver many
buildings as project leader, including administration and Development Approval

Professional Qualifications
2010           Board of Architects WA - Registered Architect
1988-1994      M. Arch, University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and
               Geodesy, Sofia, Bulgaria.
               UIA (Union of International Architects), branch Bulgaria
               Member of the European Assembly of Students in Architecture
               Green Star Accredited Professional (Office Design)
               Founding Member of the National Assembly of Students in
               Architecture, Sweden

Professional Experience
2001-2010      Project Leader, Cameron Chisholm Nicol, Perth WA
1994-2000      Architect, Office Furniture Pty Ltd, Sofia, Bulgaria

2004-2009        Global Wealth Management, Perth
2002-2003        Pacific International Hotel

Interior Design
1999- 2000      Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bulgaria
1999- 2000      American Red Cross, Bulgaria
1999- 2000      Sofia Airport, Bulgaria
                                                                                    Lynda Murray
Lynda studied architecture at the University of Western Australia in Perth before
starting work with Cameron Chisholm Nicol in 2004.

Since working for CCN, Lynda has primarily worked on the $65million
redevelopment of Armadale Shopping City, and the $120million redevelopment
of Lakeside Joondalup Shopping City, being involved in the development
application submission, design development, finishes scheduling and contract
administration of each project, and with particular experience in the tenancy
coordination components. Lynda was also involved in the schematic design &
design development of the future department store development at Lakeside,
and also the existing centre mall refurbishment, as part of the ongoing
redevelopment of the shopping centre.

Lynda has also worked on various stages of hospitality, multi-residential &
commercial projects such as the Melbourne Yacht Club Hotel (Waterfront City,
Melbourne), Joondalup Village student accommodation, Central Park office
tower refurbishment works, and is currently working on the ground plane
refurbishment works to the Westralia Square office tower in the CBD. She is
also currently involved in the tenancy co-ordination for Stage 2 of The Shops at
Ellenbrook, and also ongoing tenancy coordination at Harbourtown, Perth.

Professional Qualifications
2006 Accredited Green Star Professional
2004 Bachelor of Architecture, University of Western Australia

Professional Experience
2004-present Architecture Graduate - CCN
2001-2003 Undergraduate – Finlay & Rumble Architects
Our History

The practice has a continuous history of evolution dating back to 1884 when Mr J.W. Wright
first established an office in Perth. A memento of this period in the form of a silver trowel
dated 1896 is proudly displayed in the office. Wright was joined by Powell shortly thereafter
to form Wright and Powell, and through a succession of partners, Powell, Cameron &
Chisholm emerged in 1930, with Ossie Chisholm beginning the family association which
would carry through to 1992 with Ross Chisholm’s retirement.

The 1950s saw the commencement of a partnership and the practice of Cameron Chisholm
& Nicol between Gil Nicol and Ross Chisholm which was to gain national recognition
working across a large range of projects including central city offices, retail, education,
civic and cultural, library, hospitality and multi-residential.

1880s                     1900s               1920s                    1950s              1960s                                             1970s              1980s

Woodbridge House          Ascot Race Course   Fairbridge Farm School   Wentworth Motors   Reid Library            Ross Chisholm Residence   Allendale Square   Bankwest Tower
National Trust Register                       Cottages                                    University of Western   Home of the Year award    Royal Insurance
Many awards were received including the RAIA Bronze Medal in 1981 for Allendale Square,
numerous RAIA Architecture Design Awards, and in 1983, the Sir Zelman Cowan Award,
and the RAIA Gold Medal awarded jointly to Gil and Ross in 1984.

Cameron Chisholm Nicol looks to the future with a confidence based on our tradition of
service and respect, coupled with an aggressive approach to research and utilisation of
new technologies in both our design and internal operation.

Our experience and standard of service in all areas of our practice has enabled us to build
a significant repeat client base and a reputation for excellence in design and delivery.

1980s                                         1990s                     2000s

Australia Place   1984 RAIA Gold Medal        Karrinyup Shopping Centre Lakeside Joondalup   Perth Arena        The Richardson             Horizon Apartments   Central Park
                  Ross Chisholm & Gil Nicol                             Shopping Centre      ARM & CCN + RTKL   CCN + Farrell & Partners                        Redevelopment
                  First joint winners
Sustainable Design

Cameron Chisholm Nicol is recognised as one of Australia’s leading consultants in
Sustainable Design. Excellence in design and sustainability is part of our core purpose
(mission statement). We are dedicated to a culture of sustainability in both our practice
and our projects.

We have a dedicated Sustainability Committee to foster a shared culture in which innovation,
research and education are encouraged. We have led the industry through investment in
accredited renewable energy establishing ourselves as a carbon neutral company and a
leader in environmental accountability.

CCN was one of the founding members of the Green Building Council of Australia in
WA and we currently have over 20 Green Building Council Green Star accredited staff
members, with a continuing commitment to educating and qualifying all of our staff.

CCN is a signatory to the City of Perth’s Cityswitch program and has achieved a 4.5 star
NABERS energy rating for its office tenancy.
Building Information Management (BIM)

CCN is developing a Building Information Management (BIM) system based on the 3D
modelling tool REVIT. In conjunction with selected contractors and a multi-disciplinary
consultant team we are in the process of work shopping a new way of delivering coordinated
project documentation to supercede the old 2d drawings which are separately produced
by consultants.

The new model will have demonstrable benefits in design interface, error detection and
coordination, builder input and buildability, estimating and scheduling, and sub contractor

During the design process the client can access the model and manipulate it to gain a
thorough understanding of the development. Consultants can coordinate disciplines with
greater certainty and cost control and estimating is achieved with far more automation
using the scheduling interface tools.

It is planned that the builder will be able to use an active model from a project based web
portal and to cut sections, plans and details for subcontractor use without the constant
need to submit Requests for Information (RFI’s). This alone should have the capacity to
significantly cut administrative time and speed responses. By example a steel detailer can
access the model, cut a section that may not have been drawn under the old 2d system,
and determine a dimension. The beam or column detail is inserted into the model and a
separate duct shop drawing detailer can be aware of this information when producing
shop drawings which are normally checked by a separate contractor.
Quality Assurance

Cameron Chisholm Nicol (CCN) believes that the Quality and reliability of its services are
the concern of every person in the organisation. In-built Quality Assurance, based on AS/
NZ ISO 9001:2008, continues through CCN’s architectural services and interior design.

CCN recognises the fact that quality comes from the skill and the accuracy of the
individual performing the task in conjunction with a system that allows review by senior
and experienced personnel. It is a requirement that all staff follow the Quality Procedures
at each stage of architectural service.

CCN believes that a “make it right the first time” approach is the key to quality productions,
cost control, productivity and client satisfaction. To achieve this objective, it is CCN’s policy
to identify Quality problems and to resolve them rapidly and economically. Procedures are
continually reviewed, implemented and improved as required.

CCN has developed policies across a number of key operational entities within the practice,
including a Quality Assurance Policy. This QA policy outlines our Aim and details the
Principles and Methodology to maintain and continuously improve our QA commitment.

Part of the policy stipulates that we “carry out periodic internal audits for systems and
projects, along with 3rd party surveillance audits for our ongoing accreditation. Examples
of these audits are included to demonstrate our approach.
2010 Australian Institute of Architects Award


Residential Architecture - Multiple

Designed by

Cameron Chisholm & Nicol + Architectus (JV)

What the Jury said:

“This project uses simple staggered urban plan to build a strong relationship
with the site. The careful placement of the large apartment blocks allow for
the latent beauty of the site to be revealed. An internal street at ground level
creates separation and reduces the scale and bulk of the apartments, while also
providing visual and physical access.

Internally, careful planning through the use of double ended apartments provide
good cross ventilation and allow alternative habitation options depending on
time and season. Given the size and scale of the project the architects have
achieved a distinctive and refined result.”
Sheffield House
2010 Australian Institute of Architects Award

Architecture Award

Sustainable Architecture

Designed by

Cameron Chisholm & Nicol

What the Jury said:

“Sheffield House is a majestic Inter-War Chicagoesque building that is part of an
important collection of historic buildings facing on to the Hay Street Mall.

CC&N have clearly demonstrated their commitment to creating a sustainable
and enhanced studio for their new o! ces by taking the opportunity to bring
new life to a dilapidated example of Perth’s 1920’s building stock, providing a
good example of what might be done to other important historic buildings in the
city. Their own brief was to produce a design of real integrity that allowed their
staffto interact with the environmental controls of the building by observing the
external weather and tuning their office system to suit- via natural ventilation
and mechanical system when needed. The original building form- of a square
“donut” wrapped around a central light-well suited this approach, providing
both a sensible level of active and passive systems and a delightful bright studio

All parts of the fitout were well considered including daylight controlled lighting,
low VOC and recycled/recyclable furnishings and a minimal use of ceiling linings
that reveal and articulate the structure and services of the old building and its
new parts. She! eld House scores well on many criteria beyond just sustainable
design. This is a good example of leadership in the profession of architecture-
CC&N practice what they preach.”
Cameron Chisholm Nicol Pty Ltd

ACN 053 861 948


Level 3, Sheffield House

713 Hay Street

Perth WA 6000

+61 (0)8 9322 1566

+61 (0)8 9481 0854

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