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Design Trifecta for Seniors Housing

The new Residential Design Code for Apartments known as Design WA, is the latest in a series of design policy innovations with the potential to make development of vertical villages more of a reality in Perth. The new apartment design code coincides with the recent introduction

KPA Architects Finalist in Eldercare Awards

FINALIST | We are proud to announce KPA Architects expertise and knowledge in the retirement and aged care industry has been recognised in the Ageing Asia Pte Ltd 7th Eldercare Innovation Awards 2019. KPA Architects are proud to announce we have made finalist in the following

Seniors Housing Solution in Perth’s CBD

The stubbornly high vacancy rate in Perth’s older CBD offices is a unique opportunity to fill a gap in the city’s housing offerings by encouraging building conversions to retirement housing and aged care facilities, according to a leading mixed-use property design firm. Despite vacancies tightening in

Selecting Best Seniors Housing Option Key to Success

Selecting the best option to fit a seniors’ housing development on a site is the most important decision when planning a new project.  With so many options available in Western Australia making the right decision early can make or break the project. A site for a

KPA Archibalds – The World’s Greatest Shave

KPA Architects are proud to be participating in the World's Greatest Shave this year as the KPA Archibalds for the Leukaemia Foundation - we're on a mission to save the world from blood cancer! A number of scalps and beards will be shaved off for charity

Koh-I-Noor – A Contemporary Diamond

Koh-I-Noor Contemporary Aged Care (Koh-I-Noor) designed by KPA Architects (KPA) for the Spine and Limb Foundation, introduces a new level of connected living and service delivery to Western Australia. KPA Architects Director Todd Paterson said the 80-bed aged care facility, which opened in March 2018 in

KPA’s Sally Jones selected to be on Retirement Living Committee

We are excited to announce our Associate Architect Sally Jones has been selected to be on the Property Council of Western Australia's 2019-20 Retirement Living Committee. With Sally's experience in many types of architecture, including retirement living, we are looking forward to what she and the

Staff Interview – Marc Spadaccini

In the second of a series of 3-question interviews with KPA team members, Peter Van Geloven (PVG) interviewed Marc Spadaccini (MS). Marc Spadaccini is one of our Associate Directors, who is a highly driven and prides himself in the creation of designs that enhance people’s lives.

Speed Careering at Applecross Senior High School

Our recently promoted Associate Architects Sally Jones and Jessica Clarkson were invited to participate at the Year 9 Speed Careering day at Applecross Senior High School on Wednesday the 31st of October. As many students have limited knowledge and breadth about career paths, the day presented

Lino Iacomella Joins the KPA Architects Team

KPA Architects are pleased to announce Lino Iacomella has joined our team as a Senior Consultant with the key responsibility of business development. Lino is the former Executive Director of the Property Council of Western Australia with his career spanning at the Property Council for over 10 years. Lino is a corporate strategist