Certainty and creativity done with clarity.
You are probably wondering what defines institutional architecture? Institutional architecture includes; schools, universities and government projects ie. those projects that enable communities to thrive and expand their capabilities. Projects that contribute to better futures. Dennis heads up institutional and works closely with QUT, Department of Communities, BAS and the Department of Education and Training.
Vabasis is known for retail architecture in the areas of neighbourhood centres, freestanding supermarkets, speciality stores, bulky goods centres as well as retail fitout work. The retail projects provide a convenience to the local communities. Nick Soudakoff, our Retail expert and master planner works closely with the Vabasis team. This is to ensure an in-depth transfer of knowledge from one generation of architects to the next.
Institutional and Retail architecture may seem like a strange match. As a company, we realised both markets are based on providing amenities to meet the changing and future needs of your community. We have learnt from our clients that it’s about knowing your market. Our clients' projects don’t set out to create iconic buildings. Instead, our clients' strive towards 'everyday architecture' that helps support communities. This may be a local supermarket or a new General Learning Area for a school. Our architecture is about providing a suitable product that the market wants and this is how we achieve certainty for our client.
Bankable architecture cuts through the archi babble, provides the client with certainty of design and creativity around all that needs to be considered. It is architecture done right.
We call this Bankable Architecture.
Architecture is a service to you, the client and community.