Design Group has embarked on a new design journey in the global space with
official launches held recently in Australia and China to showcase its new look
a leading international planning and design consultancy, Place Design Group has
cemented its position in the industry with a solid reputation for design
its journey 14 years ago in Brisbane as a small tightknit group of five staff, Place
Design Group has grown not only in numbers and capability but also influence
and reach. Operating across Australia, China and South East Asia with more than
200 staff, Place Design Group has the resources available to offer a diverse
and integrated approach to planning and design.
that it has been an extraordinary journey for Place Design Group, Company
Chairman Ian Klug says that the new era is filled with opportunity and
Director Shaun Munday, who has been on the Place Design Group journey since
inception, is proud of what they have achieved as a team in terms of projects
and partnerships. After 14 years in the business, the Place Design Group team decided
to evaluate the progress and growth made since the beginning, and was able to
recognise that they were at a new stage where they needed to respond to their place
in the market.
they enter the next phase of their journey, the team intends to retain the open
and accessible culture they have nurtured from the very start, since they believe
it was the foundation of their success and will remain the key to their future.
Design Group’s reputation for creative and commercial solutions has become
stronger with a string of industry awards throughout 2014 as well as several sector
partnerships. The design consultancy took out several awards including the
AustCham Westpac Australia China Business Awards, Lord Mayor’s Business
Platinum Award, Premier of Queensland’s Export Award for Creative Industries,
five wins at the Planning Institute of Australia Excellence Awards, Urban
Development Institute of Australia (Qld) Award for Excellence in Sustainable
Development, and the 9th Kinpan Award.
group has also been successful with its private and public sector partnerships
and projects including Maroochydore CBD, Sunshine Coast University Hospital,
Upper Kedron, Toondah Harbour, Dee Why, Brunswick Street Mall, Westfield
Pacific Fair, and City West for Brisbane City Council.
In an increasingly globally influenced environment,
Place Design Group has built a strong foundation to launch this new era of
growth. With its single-minded focus on growth throughout Australia, China and
South East Asia, the award-winning planning and design consultancy will be the one
to watch, not only for innovation and collaboration but for creating great
places for future communities.