The top 15 architecture practices referenced on the Urban Melbourne Project Database

Architects. They're the glue in the development process: interpreting, balancing and binding the various capitalist, creative and regulatory inclinations, goals and motivations. This special role that architects play ensures there's quite a lot of them if a city is pivoting toward a medium and high density development future like Melbourne is.

Our project database has over 200 different firms that are linked to at least one project. The following list looks at the architecture firms who are most frequently referenced.

Together they are responsible for 39% of all projects and the raw numbers as listed in the Data Portal are 315 out of a total 805 projects at time of writing.

Fast fact: the top five referenced firms are responsible for an eye-popping 33% of all dwellings (30,000 out of 91,000) listed across all the various project phases on the database.

Select a firm's name to view a summary of their associated projects.

Urban Design Architects (10 projects)

Eight Murphy, South Yarra

ClarkeHopkinsClarke (10 projects)

Esse Apartments, Essendon

MAP Architecture (11 projects)

Fin Apartments, Sandringham

Metaxas Architects (11 projects)

C3 Apartments, Brunswick

DKO Architecture (12 projects)

Marina Tower, Docklands

Woods Bagot (13 projects)

Gardenhill, Doncaster

Buchan Group (14 projects)

Sovereign Square, Box Hill

Jackson Clements Burrows (15 projects)

166 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy

Peddle Thorp Architects (18 projects)

Whitehorse Towers, Box Hill

Artisan Architects (18 projects)

Leo, Hawthorn East

CHT Architects (21 projects)

Wills Place, Melbourne

Plus Architecture (23 projects)

Plus Architecture are an Urban Melbourne Industry Hub member.

402-416 Chapel Street, South Yarra

SJB Architects (25 projects)

6-10 Keele Street, Collingwood

Hayball (33 projects)

York Prahran

Elenberg Fraser (34 projects)

Estelle, Richmond

ROTHELOWMAN (47 projects)

Hive Thornbury

Lead image credit: GlennWilson.

1 comment

melburban's picture

Any chance of doing the same list for developers & Builders?

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