2021: Year in review
On behalf of all of us at OCULUS, we'd like to wish you a fantastic holiday season and a wonderful start to the new year.
Our Australian studios will close from 23 December 2021 and reopen from 17 January 2022.
Our Washington DC studio will remain open outside of public holidays.
Below is a short wrap up of what we achieved in 2021, despite a very challenging year for the majority of our staff.
- OCULUS Australia is now certified Carbon Neutral through Climate Active
- OCULUS Australia is now certified for ISO45001:2018, OH+S Systems
- Georgia Hopkins - Landscape Architect
- Asa Kremmer - Landscape Architect
- Eva Widhalm - Office Manager, Washington DC
- Kate Mutimer - Senior Landscape Architect
- Annika van Leeuwen - Bid Coordinator
- TJ McCready - Landscape Designer
- Emily Bernhardt - Landscape Designer
- Alia Khan to Associate
- Alia Horvath to Associate
- Brittany Johnston to Senior Landscape Architect
- Liz Andersen to Senior Landscape Architect
- Luciana Acquisto to Senior Landscape Architect
- Dave Wyld to Senior Associate
- Peta Miskovich to Senior Associate
- Simon Bond to Senior Associate
- Simon Trick to Senior Associate
- Tim Mitchell to Senior Associate
- Tim Muhlebach to Senior Associate
- Ricky Ray Ricardo to Melbourne Design Review Panel (Technical Expert)
- Molly-Rose Coulter to Co-Chair of AILA Fresh Victoria
- Design & Build Awards, Leading Cross-Disciplinary Architecture Firm Specialising in Sustainable Designs, 2022 – OCULUS
- Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) National Award for Excellence: Masterplanned Development – Wentworth Point Marinas Masterplan, Footbridge Boulevard and Zen Apartment Building + Public Domain
- NAIOP Best Multi-Family – Washington DC category, Award of Merit – Maren
- Montgomery Planning Design Excellence Award for Public Projects – Wheaton Town Center
- Australian Institute of Landscape Architects Victoria Award for Gardens – Caribbean Park Public Realm
- Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) NSW Award for Multiple Housing – Arkadia
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In 2022, OCULUS will undertake a number of exciting structural changes to our studios and ways of working. We can't wait to share some of the details early in the new year.
Stay safe everyone!