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Comprising four national studios, Gray Puksand is a dynamic workplace of ideas, growth and support.

At Gray Puksand, we place people first, we build on knowledge, we lead through design and we deliver sustainable outcomes. We’re proud to make a meaningful contribution. That’s been a hallmark of our practice for over 30 years, and our legacy.

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    People First

    Our design is human centred. Our culture has people at the heart. We value diversity and inclusion in our people. Our work is an authentic representation of our diverse staff, and a response to the needs of our clients drawn from empathy. We seek to improve experiences, both in the way we craft spaces for working, learning and living, and in the way we work together as a practice. We place people first.

    Our design is human centred. Our culture has people at the heart. We value diversity and inclusion in our people. Our work is an authentic representation of our diverse staff, and a response to the needs of our clients drawn from empathy. We seek to improve experiences, both in the way we craft spaces for working, learning and living, and in the way we work together as a practice. We place people first.

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    Collective Intelligence

    The vast and collective intelligence of our people is woven through the fabric of our multidisciplinary practice, binding every element of the work we do with research and rigour, insight and expertise. We also acknowledge that we are constantly learning. Each project is an opportunity to unlock new ways of thinking, and to build on our knowledge in key sectors through our culture of open collaboration. We build on knowledge.

    The vast and collective intelligence of our people is woven through the fabric of our multidisciplinary practice, binding every element of the work we do with research and rigour, insight and expertise. We also acknowledge that we are constantly learning. Each project is an opportunity to unlock new ways of thinking, and to build on our knowledge in key sectors through our culture of open collaboration. We build on knowledge.

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    Leading Design

    Our award-winning designs not only fulfill the brief of our clients, but our own desire to transform. Our curiosity, creativity and relentless conviction to always do better defines our craft. In transforming spaces, we evolve the story of architecture itself, challenging the status quo and proudly pioneering a future that is smarter and more sustainable for all. We lead through design.

    Our award-winning designs not only fulfill the brief of our clients, but our own desire to transform. Our curiosity, creativity and relentless conviction to always do better defines our craft. In transforming spaces, we evolve the story of architecture itself, challenging the status quo and proudly pioneering a future that is smarter and more sustainable for all. We lead through design.

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    Inspiring Outcomes

    We are known for being trusted and transparent. We balance creativity with certainty. We always deliver what we promise. By balancing creativity with certainty, we are able to make a meaningful impact with work that inspires. We deliver real change.

    We are known for being trusted and transparent. We balance creativity with certainty. We always deliver what we promise. By balancing creativity with certainty, we are able to make a meaningful impact with work that inspires. We deliver real change.

2021

IDEA - Workplace Over 1000sqm

INDE - Community

Property Council of Australia - Innovation and Excellence Awards

Property Council of Australia - ACT Development of the Year 2021

HIA Victorian Custom Built Home $2-3m

2020

INDE - The Wellness Space, Shortlist

INDE - The Wellness Space, Shortlist

Deswik

IDEA - Workplace Over 1000sqm, Shortlist

IDEA - Workplace Over 1000sqm, Shortlist

AIDA - Hospitality, Shortlist

Dulux Awards - Workplace and Retail, Finalist

LEA - New Constuction/Education Facility, Commendation

LEA- Renovation/Modernistaion under $15m, Commendation

Urban Developer - Excellence in Design Innovation, Winner

2019

INDE Awards, The Influencer, Shortlist

Wyndham Tech School

Association for Learning Environments (A4LE), Victoria Chapter Education Facility Planning Awards, New Individual Facility Over $8M, Winner

Victorian School Design Awards, Best Project above $10M, Finalist

Association for Learning Environments (A4LE), Victoria Chapter Education Facility Planning Awards, Entire New Educational Facility, Commendation

Victorian School Design Awards, Best Primary School

Victorian School Design Awards, Best Project above $10M, Winner

Victorian School Design Awards, Best Secondary School

Australian Institute of Architects Awards, Educational Architecture, Commendation

300 Queen Street End or Trip Facility

Polytec Design Awards Category Wellness and Health Care

2019

Redbank Plaza Travelators

PCA Retail Innovation Award

Melbourne Design Awards, Lighting Design, Gold

IDEA Awards, Institutional, Shortlist

IDEA Awards, Workplace Over 1000sqm, Shortlist

INDE Awards, The Work Space, Shortlist

Australian Interior Design Awards, Workplace Design, Finalist

Dulux Colour Awards, Finalist

LCI Melbourne

INDE Awards, The Learning Space, Shortlist

2018

Shaw Contract Design Awards, Workplace, Large Office Winner

Australian Interior Design Awards, Public Design, Shortlist Interior Design Excellence Awards (IDEA), Public Space, Finalist

Interior Design Excellence Awards (IDEA), Public Space, Finalist

Gray Puksand

Australian Interior Design Awards, Workspace Design, Shortlist

Gray Puksand

Interior Design Excellence Awards (IDEA), Workplace Under 1000sqm, Finalist

Kyneton Primary School

Association for Learning Environments, Victoria Chapter Awards (A4LE), New Construction/Entire New Educational Facility, Joint Winner

Kyneton Primary School

Department of Education and Training, Victorian School Design Awards, Best Primary School, Finalist

LCI Melbourne

Association for Learning Environments, Victoria Chapter Awards (A4LE) Category 4: Renovation / Modernisation Over $2M, Commendation

Wyndham Tech School

Department of Education and Training, Victorian School Design Awards, Best Secondary School, Winner

2017

Property Council of Australia, Innovation and Excellence Awards, Best Workspace Project, Finalist

Victoria School Design Awards, Ministerial Award for Inclusive Design Award, Winner

Deakin University, Centre for Advanced Design in Engineering Training (CADET)

Association for Learning Environments (A4LE), Australasian Education Facility Planning Awards, New Education Facility Construction / Entire Education Facility, Winner

Morriset Police Station

NSW Master Builders Association Award, Public Buildings Award, Over $5.0M, (Enfold Projects), Winner

Interior Design Excellence Awards (IDEA), Retail, Shortlist

2016

180 Lonsdale Street

Corian Design Awards, Edition 2, Project, Winner

Deakin University, Centre for Advanced Design in Engineering Training (CADET)

Interior Design Excellence Awards (IDEA), Public Space, Shortlist

Interior Design Excellence Awards (IDEA), Residential Single, Finalist

Property Council of Australia, Rider Levett Bucknall Innovation and Excellence Awards, Kone Award for Innovation, Finalist

Property Council of Australia, Rider Levett Bucknall Innovation

Victoria Master Builders Excellence in Construction Awards, Excellence in Construction of Commercial Buildings $3M-$5M (Johns Lyng Commercial Builders), Special Commendation

Department of Education and Training, Victorian School Design Awards, Best School Project Above $3.5 Million, Winner

Association for Learning Environments (A4LE), Victoria Chapter Education Facility Planning Awards, New Individual Facility, Winner

Master Builders Excellence in Construction Awards, Excellence in Construction of Commercial Buildings $3M-$5M (Johns Lyng Commercial Builders), Special Commendation

2015 - 2014

Association for Learning Environments (A4LE), Victoria Chapter Education Facility Planning Awards, New Education Facility Construction / Entire Education Facility, Commendation

321 Exhibition Street

Property Council of Australia, Innovation and Excellence Awards, Rider Levett Bucknall Award for Best Sustainable Development – Existing Buildings, Victoria Finalist

Interior Design Excellence Awards (IDEA), Public Space, Shortlist

Loreto College, the Archives Centre

World Architecture Festival Awards, Small Projects, Shortlist

World Interiors News.com, Public Sector, Long Listed

2013

FleetPartners

Australian Interior Design Awards, Workplace Design, Shortlist

World Architecture Festival Awards, Higher Education / Research, Shortlist

Australian Institute of Architects, Victoria Chapter Awards, Public Architecture, Alterations and Additions, Shortlist

Property Council of Australia, Innovation and Excellence Awards, Rider Levett Bucknall Award for Best Sustainable Development – New Buildings, Victorian Finalist

Property Council of Australia, Innovation and Excellence Awards, Rider Levett Bucknall Award for Best Public Building, Victorian Finalist

Loreto College, the Archives Centre

Ballarat Heritage Awards, Creative / Adaptive Reuse of a Heritage Place, Finalist

Sunshine Coast Mazda

Interior Design Excellence Awards (IDEA), Commercial Architecture, Shortlist

Urbis, Sydney

Australian Interior Design Awards, Workplace Design, Shortlist

Urbis, Sydney

Interior Design Excellence Awards (IDEA), Workplace over 1,000sqm, Shortlist