ASHLEY HALLIDAY is an acclaimed contemporary architecture and interior design practice rapidly drawing attention for its high profile and award winning work. Current projects include the new Kangaroo Island Air Terminal, Plant 4 Bowden Community Hub, AGT Grain Research Centre, and several bespoke houses.
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.
With a passionate design approach and excellent project delivery credentials, ASHLEY HALLIDAY’s 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 unique and brilliantly simple buildings and interiors that achieve all aspects of the core brief – cost, time, quality and function – whist delivering something different.
Recent awards include:
World Architecture Festival 2018 Finalist – Transport – Kangaroo Island Airport
Form Innovation Award 2017 – Dutton Terrace Alterations
John Schenk Award – Residential Architecture – Houses (Alts & Additions) Dutton Terrace Alterations – 2017
Sustainable Architecture Award Plant 4, Bowden – 2017
Commercial Architecture – Commendation Plant 4, Bowden – 2017
John S Chappel Award – Residential Architecture – Houses (New) West End Residence – 2017
ARCHITECTURE CAN OFFER MORE THAN AESTHETICS, PRACTICAL FUNCTION AND COMMERCIAL REWARD. ARCHITECTURE HAS THE POWER TO ELICIT A WIDE ARRAY OF EMOTIONS AND ENRICH PEOPLES LIVES, TO EVOKE FEELINGS OF JOY, PRIDE AND RELIEF, TO PRODUCE PLACES OF GREAT PERSONAL SIGNIFICANCE, CULTURAL MEMORY AND BEAUTY – ASHLEY HALLIDAY
The Australian Grain Technologies (AGT) Southern Crop Breeding Centre is one of the largest, most advanced and well-equipped breeding centres in the world and facilitates the commercialisation of significant research. It is a hot-bed of new technology, talent, innovation and scientific breakthroughs. Excited by the process of seeing scientific concepts transformed into real solutions, the […]
We’re excited to announce that the Kangaroo Island Airport has been selected as a finalist in the World Architecture Festival 2018. The World Architecture Festival is where the world architecture community meets to celebrate learn, exchange and be inspired.It is the only architecture event where keynote talks from the industry’s most influential figures sit alongside […]
We were thrilled to have received peer recognition for the following awards at this years Australian Institute of Architecture SA Chapter Awards. Thank-you to our Clients Susanna & Tim Proudman (Dutton terrace) and Renewal SA (Plant 4 Bowden) for supporting South Australian design and granting us the opportunity to work on such exciting and worthwhile […]
Ashley Halliday has accepted an invitation to continue as a panel member of DPTI’s Design Review Program led by Government and Associate Government Architect’s Kirsteen Mackay and Nick Tridente. A panel member since June 2015, Ashley will continue to join expert peers over the next 2 years to review significant projects within the City of […]