An architectural approach defined by context-sensitivity, ambitious creativity, design innovation and attention to detail.
Ashley Halliday Architects is an acclaimed contemporary Architecture and Interior Design practice working across Australia on a variety of unique and exciting projects.
Led by Creative Director Ashley Halliday, the practice is deeply connected with, proud of, and inspired by things uniquely Australian. Ashley is a strong advocate for a holistic approach to design, an approach that goes beyond the obvious design problem, considering a broader spectrum of design considerations alongside commerciality including aesthetics, sustainability, culture and community. Through this approach his practice is exploring architecture’s potency in creating unique cultural landscapes and memory.
Ashley Halliday Architects signature architecture demonstrates context-sensitivity, ambitious creativity, design innovation and attention to detail. Strong emphasis is placed on the discipline of planning and the translation of complex forms and spatial programs into simplified forms. Modernistic design principles and poetics of light, space, form, and movement are underpinned by a creative, practical, and thoughtfully-considered approach to construction detailing. Clients value the practice’s strong track record in designing highly functional and elegant buildings that achieve all aspects of the core brief – cost, time, quality and function – whist delivering something different.
Recent awards include:
Venice Biennale Architettura – Yitpi Yartapuultiku exhibited in the Australian Pavilion – 2023
SA Awards for Planning Excellence, Ministers Award – Yitpi Yartapuultiku – 2022
SA Awards for Planning Excellence, Planning with Country – Yitpi Yartapuultiku – 2022
SA Architecture Medal – Mount Gambier Regional Airport – 2022
Jack McConnell Award for Public Architecture – Mount Gambier Regional Airport – 2022
John S Chappel Award for Residential Architecture – Parkside Residence – 2022
Commercial Architecture Commendation – Southern Crop Breeding Centre – 2019
Residential Architecture Commendation – Douglas Street House – 2019
Public Architecture Commendation – Kangaroo Island Airport – 2019
World Architecture Festival – Finalist, Transport – Kangaroo Island Airport – 2018
Bob Such Award – Best Design for Social Benefit – Kangaroo Island Airport – 2018
Small Regional Airport of the Year – Kangaroo Island Airport – 2018
Form Innovation Award – Dutton Terrace Alterations – 2017
John Schenk Award – Residential Architecture – Dutton Terrace Alterations – 2017
Sustainable Architecture Award – Plant 4, Bowden – 2017
Commercial Architecture – Commendation Plant 4, Bowden – 2017
John S Chappel Award – Residential Architecture – West End Residence – 2016
We would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the land on which we work, the Kaurna People of the Adelaide Plains and other First Nations People. It is upon their ancestral lands that our projects take shape.
We pay respect to Elders past and present including their cultural heritage, spiritual beliefs, and relationship with the land, which are of continuing importance today.
We further acknowledge the contributions and important role that Aboriginal people continue to play within our shared and evolving community.