Watson Architects is an experienced Brisbane-based small practice established in 2007 focusing on three principle interests in architecture:
- Architectural design
- Sustainable design
- Conservation (heritage and adaptive re-use)
Much of our work comes through referrals from previous clients, other architects, and builders.
- suits its context and its environment
- should enhance its surroundings and the enjoyment of the users
- is sustainable and considers climate resilience and adaptation
- can create ambience and surprise. Details create delight.
Good architecture comes from constraints and challenges.
Projects with challenging constraints interest us.
If you have a passion for thoughtful design and are willing to explore
opportunities, we would love to hear from you.
We believe in the need and value of Sustainable Design. We seek to minimise a building’s environmental impact and use ethical and sustainable solutions.
We look for practical, low-tech solutions that enhance sustainable outcomes for the client and environment.
If you wish to explore sustainable and responsible design, we would love to hear from you.
There are places worth keeping because they enrich our lives… (The
Illustrated Burra Charter, ICOMOS Inc. 1992)
We believe in protecting character and heritage places important to our
culture and understanding of our past.
We support and encourage the retention, conservation, and adaptive reuse of
Our work aims to respect and acknowledge the significance of the place.
Adaptive new work should be contemporary and modern.
If you are enthusiastic about character and heritage places, we would love
to hear from you.