Now open: ‘Brand New’, an exhibition by NH Architecture

This week we launched Brand New, an exhibition exploring the evolution of our architectural design process through a series of six projects, both recently completed and in mid-flight.

The exhibition contends with the proposition “How do we make something Brand New?”, a question we have been reflecting on as we celebrate 20 years in practice.

Each of the projects in the series have been designed against the backdrop of our 60,000+ year First Nations history and the much newer built history of what we call Melbourne (Naarm). Most notably, the rejuvenation of the historic Queen Victoria Market, the new urbanism of Gurrowa Place, and the renewal of Arts Centre Melbourne, all of which mark the next phase for our studio.

Brand New offers a unique opportunity to delve into the architectural strategies, tactics, and tools we use to tackle these large-scale legacy projects. From the meticulous preservation of heritage elements to innovative design solutions, the exhibition provides insight into our design thinking and practice.

The exhibition will be hosted at Flinders Lane Gallery fortyfivedownstairs, running from Wednesday the 3rd until Saturday the 13th of July 2024.

Gallery Hours:
Hours: Tuesday – Friday: 12pm – 7pm, Saturdays: 12pm – 4pm

fortyfivedownstairs, 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne


View the catalogue here:

Floor Talk: Exhibiting Architecture

As part of the exhibition, we will be hosting a floor talk to discuss what it means to be a contemporary office which relies on digital media to communicates ideas about architecture within profession and beyond, and the evolution of architectural exhibitions themselves. The floor-talk will be held in the gallery space on Tuesday the 9th of July from 1pm-2pm.

NH Architecture Director Hamish Lyon and Senior Associate Liam Oxlade will be joined in conversation with  special guests Lauren Garner, Architect & Associate Lecturer, RMIT University, Founder, ExtraContextual, Andre Bonnice, Director, Simulaa and Lecturer, Melbourne University and Anna Jankovic, Director, Simulaa and Lecturer, RMIT University.

Register now to attend ‘Exhibiting Architecture’