- The Drawing Board
- Around The Water Cooler
GSA End of Year Parties 2020
GSA Australia celebrated the end of 2020 with parties and events in each Studio. From a picnic in the park in beautiful Melbourne, to an af…Read more
Lessons from the Five Levels of Autonomous Work Theory
The adaptation from working in the design studio to working from home (or the workshop/ garage) has meant lightning speed behavioural chang…Read more
GSA Adopts 3 Koalas
The Directors and Nancy are proud to announce that GroupGSA has adopted 3 sweet and cuddly Koalas; Sweetie, Triumph and WildKoala. The ado…Read more
Toongabbie House Workerbee
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GSA Student Presentations
On Thursday 10th October, Group GSA once again participated in the annual Property Industry Foundation's 'StreetSleep' campaign to raise aw…Read more
GSA Celebrates 40 Year Anniversary
On September 29, 2019, GroupGSA celebrated 40 years as a design firm.
Mark Sheldon shared stories and anecdotes of his professional journ…Read more
2019 Tour de PIF Shines
Another great year with GSA Striders walking 10km to raise money for homeless youth.
Our team of Linh, Lara, Rahlee, Jordan, Alice, Marina…Read more
PropertySki 2019 - Team GSA
And finally, the results and video link: Ski Race Results
Jon with his every present Go-Pro of a few skiing moves: Team GSA Video
Vietnam Studio Team Retreat
Report from Matt Young on the Vietnam Studio Weekend Retreat:
"Having undergone so much growth and development over the last 5 years, it was…Read more
Melbourne Studio Open House
GSA Melbourne Studio hosted approximately 500 guests in the studio over the 'Open House Melbourne' weekend 27 and 28 July. Here is a repor…Read more
PIF CEO Networking Event Melbourne
On Wednesday evening 26th June, GSA’s Melbourne Studio hosted the Property Industry Foundation's CEO Networking event. Sponsored by GroupG…Read more
Corporate Triathlon - Gold Coast
On the 11th May 2019, Georgia Hay, Romina Moscoso and Sam Shepherd from GSA's Brisbane Studio, participated in the Corporate Triathlon on t…Read more
Mexican Friday Night Fiesta
GSA Christmas Parties
Over the last two weeks the Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane Studios celebrated the end of year with staff Christmas Parties.
Sydney's party w…Read more
PIF StreetSleep 2018
On Thursday 22nd November 12 GSA’ers went out of their comfort zone and slept on hard concrete to raise awareness of homelessness in Austra…Read more
International Urban Design Conference
On 12-13 November 2018, the 11th Annual International Urban Design Conference was held in Sydney with attendees from local government, deve…Read more
Hui Li Presents to Australasia Property Advisory
On 24 October 2018 Australasia Property Advisory Association (APA) hosted its second Chinese developers focused professional workshop in Vi…Read more
Tour de PIF 2018
On Friday 19th October Lara, Alice, Rahlee, Katerina, Linh and Kathleen joined 243 walkers as part of the annual Tour de PIF charity fund-r…Read more
PIF Hard Hat Day 2018
On Friday 12 October, GroupGSA Sydney held it's annual PIF Hard Hat Day Auction. With representatives from PIF on hand, as well as some of…Read more
Brisbane Tour de PIF
by Romina Moscoso:
Team GroupGSA were very excited to compete in the 2018 Brisbane Tour de PIF (Property Industry Foundation), and glad we s…Read more
Perth Studio Anniversary Party
On 16th August, GroupGSA Perth Studio celebrated 18 months of business in the newly completed studio with clients and friends enjoying gour…Read more
Brisbane Studio 1 Year Anniversary
GroupGSA Brisbane Studio celebrated their first 12 months in the new studio at Level 14, 100 Edward Street on Wednesday evening 18th July. …Read more
40 Under 40 Awards
Asia’s leading architecture and design magazine, proudly presented the 12th edition of its annual 40 Under 40 Awards, with a presentation c…Read more
FEAST on BIOPHILIA
FEAST : FACTS ENVIRONMENT AWARENESS SUSTAINABILITY TRAINING
Monthly, over an office lunch in the Melbourne Studio, a team member presents …Read more
Footscray Community Courtyard Makeover
GroupGSA was invited by Frasers Property Australia to donate and design a community courtyard garden for a Unison facility, housing women i…Read more
GSA Directors Breakfast Cook-up
On Wednesday 15th May, GroupGSA Directors and COO donned their chefs hats to cook up an amazing breakfast for the GSA Sydney staff. A feas…Read more
Qld Staff Tour of Riverlights Hamilton Reach
On Friday 29th March the Brisbane Landscape, Interior and Architecture teams had a project walk-through at our Riverlights at Hamilton proj…Read more
CBDA Design Talk, Shanghai
Beijing GSAStudio's Principal, Alina Valcarce was invited to speak at the Shanghai National Exhibition and Convention Centre's “China Build…Read more
GSA Vietnam Sponsors Habitat for Humanity
GSAStudio Vietnam supported Habitat for Humanity through a house sponsorship build activity in Tien Giang Province, Southern Vietnam. 29 …Read more
GSA Celebrate International Women's Day
Vietnam's New HCMC Office Launch Party
As many of you will be aware, I was recently in Asia visiting and working with our teams in our Beijing, Shanghai and Ho Chi Minh City Stud…Read more
Building GroupGSA Brand Profile in China and Vietnam
Our Principals have been busy marketing across the industry.
Some photos and video of Alina, Thomas and Matt with their teams, building the …Read more
Volunteer Employer Recognition Award
On Monday 27 November, Mark Eatts, head of Volunteer Marine Rescue Services (WA) presented Mark Sheldon and GSA with the 2017 Department of…Read more
PIF StreetSLEEP 2017
GroupGSA were once again proud sponsors of the 2017 PIF StreetSleep – a fundraising event for the construction industry that raises awarene…Read more
Promotion Presentations - China and Vietnam
Six promotion presentations were given to staff in China and Vietnam by Mark Sheldon during his recent visit to the GSA China and Vietnam S…Read more
GSA Sydney Admin Staff Cook for OBK
On Wednesday 8th November the GSA Sydney Admin staff spent 3 hours at One Big Kitchen in Bondi Junction, cooking food to be delivered to th…Read more
PIF Hard Hat Day
On Friday 27 October GroupGSA held it's Annual Property Industry Foundation (PIF) Hard Hat Day Auction and Raffle - the culmination of two …Read more
PIF Qld Big Wrap
On Wednesday 25th October, staff from our GSA Brisbane Studio took part in the annual PIF Toiletries Campaign 'wrap night' to package up to…Read more
GSA Sydney Family Picnic Day
On Sunday 8th October GSA Sydney held a staff family picnic at Coopers Park in Bellevue Hill. The children enjoyed climbing rocks, trees a…Read more
Staff Tour of GSA Projects
On Friday 29th September 28 Sydney staff boarded a bus to tour 5 recently completed projects and 1 still under construction. Projects were…Read more
Sydney Tour de PIF | Ride and Walk
On Friday 15 September staff members from GSA Sydney took part in the annual Tour de PIF to raise funds for the PIF House Program, building…Read more
Indoor Soccer Finals
The Sydney GroupGSA Indoor Soccer team were pipped at the post in the finals last week. A great effort by all. Well done to our team whic…Read more
Burwood East Primary School Tree Planting with Frasers
GroupGSA was invited by Frasers Property Australia to do a ‘Food Forest’ themed vegetable garden design for Burwood East Primary School, Vi…Read more
YWCA Community Garden Volunteer Day
GroupGSA was invited by Frasers Property Australia to create a community garden design for a YWCA women’s shelter in Parkdale, Victoria in …Read more
Corporate Triathlon 2017
From our own 'triathlete' Tim Field.....
"I’m no stranger to a good hit out, but a 4.30am wake-up call on a Sunday is a stretch, no matter…Read more
Outstanding Personal Achievement
Sydney Interiors team member John Cooper recently entered and won the petit point needlework category at the 2017 Sydney Royal Easter Show …Read more
Dance for Life
Happy International Womens Day from the ladies at GroupGSA
G-SQUAD GETS FUNKED
15/02/2017On March 17th, GSA Interiors will be competing against other industry colleagues to raise money for Reach Out, a program supporting Youth a… Read more
Blooms 2: Extraordinary New Strobe-Animated Sculptures by John Edmark
As artist John Edmark's sculptures wiggle, wobble, and twist before your eyes like some alien creature, it’s hard to believe that what y…
Vertigo-Inducing Room Illusions by Peter Kogler
With dizzying wall graphics reminiscent of warped funhouse mirrors, artist Peter Kogler transforms ordinary galleries, transit centers, and…Read more
Another comp another victory!
We didn’t come first in the comp but we won the final 4-2 today
Team members who played throughout the season…Read more
Geometric Light Installations
As part of his project La Línea Roja, Paris-based photographer Nicolas Rivals constructed bright red light configurations installed outdoor…Read more
2016 PIF StreetSLEEP
The yellow caps were out in force at the 2016 PIF StreetSLEEP. In his fourth year running, Mark Sheldon lead the team camped under the tree…Read more
Exhibition "Fracking Futures"
GroupGSA proudly supports the UTS, Interior + Spatial Design Honours Class of 2016 Exhibition being held tonight. Our Interior’s student Ch…Read more
PIF Regatta 2016
The Property Industry Foundation invites the property and construction industry to attend our Annual Charity Yachting Regatta. Be a part of…Read more
GroupGSA Grand Final Football Winners!
Team GroupGSA today won the indoor soccer Grand Final playing against Allianz, edging them out with a close game finishing at 3-2! Thank yo…Read more
Australian Super Corporate Triathlon 2015 – GroupGSA
Report by John Kennedy…..
At 5am Sunday morning, when only the drunk or the chronologically challenged were out on the streets of Sydney, th…Read more
PIF Annual Charity Yachting Regatta
On March 13, GroupGSA joined industry friends at the annual Property Industry Foundation Charity Yachting Regatta. Each year the Regatta at…Read more
PIF Property Blitz StreetSleep 2014
A Snoring Success / Everyday heroes united A collaboration of almost 150 everyday heroes joined together to help raise awareness and much …Read more
Hard Hat Day 2014
GroupGSA once again participated in the annual PIF Hard Hat Day fundraising event with an auction, raffles and other office activities. Thi…Read more
What’s inspiring Michael Mandl
THE SYDNEY BIENNALE AT COCKATOO ISLAND
The merge between Industrial Conservation and the arts is at its peak at the Sydney Biennale exhibiti…Read more
GroupGSA Opening Party in Shanghai
On 19 March GroupGSA held a client and colleagues function to celebrate the establishment of its Shanghai office, lead by Principal Mike Br…Read more
Team GSA in Fitness First Annual Corporate Triathlon
Sunday’s annual Sydney Fitness First Corporate Triathlon was a triumphant success for the stellar team of Triathletes GSA put together for …Read more
GroupGSA Melbourne in Corporate Triathlon 2015
Paulo Chung, Dorinda Vaughan and Natarsha Lamb from our GroupGSA Melbourne office participated in the mix relay at the Australian Super Cor…Read more
Happy Chinese New Year 2014
The staff at GroupGSA wish you a happy and prosperous Chinese New Year!
We look forward to working with you in the year of the horse!
GroupGSA Volunteer for PIF StreetSleep
From Chiara Balsamo, GroupGSA’s StreetSleep Captain + PIF Property Blitz Committee member:
“Well! What an effort and great team work!
A big …Read more
What’s Inspiring Wayne Krygsman
In early October I had the opportunity to visit Singapore and attend the 5th World Architecture Festival, held over three days at the Marin…Read more
Dominion Gatehouse in the News
Newly completed GroupGSA Residential project ‘Dominion’ recently featured in the Sydney Morning Herald Domain section. Please click on the …Read more
What’s Inspiring Anthony Habashy
As well as working at GroupGSA I am also a photographer, with an interest and focus on architecture, landscape, and runway fashion. I have …Read more
Conversation with new GSA Associate – Michelle Jansen van Rensburg
What place have you visited that inspired you?
I love to travel and if I had my life over again I would become a Travel Journalist, hopping …Read more
What is inspiring Mark Bennett… Edina Tokodi
What happens when you mix the artistic worlds of street artists such as Banksy and Cryptik and mix it with the green thumb of Don Burke? Yo…Read more
Sydney Design Awards – Bourke Street Cycleway Winning Entry
The Bourke Street Cycleway has won an award at the Sydney Design Awards 2012 in the Landscape Architecture category. It was nominated as a …Read more
Two of our Group GSA members, Chiara Balsamo and Yvonne Pinniger, attended the Property Industry Foundation’s (PIF) first overnight Workabe…Read more
GroupGSA Sponsors Archikidz! – by Sony Lim
By Sony Lim
As part of the 2012 Sydney Architectural Festival, Archikidz! was held for the first time in Australia on 27th October 2012. Fou…Read more
What is inspiring Onofrio Marzulli – Japan
Japan is certainly a place of contrasts.
A recent trip to the land of the rising sun has only reinforced my long-standing perception of the …Read more
Conversations with GroupGSA/WMIA
CONVERSATION WITH ROSEMARY GILES
What place have you visited that inspired you?
During a recent trip to Spain I visited Frank Gehry’s Guggenh…Read more
10 Days in the Outback
By Mark Sheldon
I am just back from 10 days of charitable activities, the recipients included the Royal Flying Doctor Service; Outback famil…Read more
A potential solution to housing affordability?
A pilot project was announced by Mayor Bloomberg in NYC last week which looks to provide a solution for rental and owner affordability by d…Read more
Yvonne Pinniger wins the Emma Ball award for Interior Design
Yvonne Pinniger has won the Group GSA-sponsored ‘Emma Ball award for Interior Design’ as part of the University of Technology Sydney’s annu…Read more
ESD Talk: Marc Paul from the Greenwall Company
Last Friday night 22nd June, Group GSA hosted a guest lecture from Marc Paul head of The Greenwall Company as part of the promotion of ESD …Read more
Conversations with POD/GroupGSA Landscape
CONVERSATION WITH STEVEN HAMMOND
What place have you visited that inspired you?
I went to Kyoto about 3 years ago. It is an amazing city: so …Read more
Roundtable Meeting with Minister Bob Carr in China
Mr. Jin Xu, GroupGSA’s Manager of Northern China, was invited to attend a roundtable meeting with Mr. Bob Carr, Minister for Foreign Affair…Read more
New Director Announcement
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Graeme Hadenham as a Director of GroupGSA. Since merging his former practice ‘WHOdesign’ into…Read more
Hawkesbury Race Day
Hawkesbury Race Club held its annual stand-alone Sydney meeting on Saturday 5th May. GroupGSA were the sponsors of the GroupGSA Handicap w…Read more
Another fantastic turnout for the annual Nissan BRW Triathlon
Every year the GroupGSA team gather before sunrise and make their way with the buzzing crowd of competitors to Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair, wher…Read more
PIF Regatta 2012
The GroupGSA team achieved a very creditable 3rd Place, Division 4 in the 2012 PIF Charity Regatta. Our amateur crew was whipped into shape…Read more
Yeshiva Gala Dinner
Michael Mandl, Nancy Piazzolla, John Holland and Wayne Krygsman attended the annual Yeshiva Gala Dinner on Tuesday 21st February.
The Gala D…Read more
Sir David Martin Foundation Navy Centenary Ball
On 5th November Andrew Coomer, Mark Bennett and Sarah Purcell had the pleasure of being guests of Leighton Constructions at the Sir David M…Read more
Belle of the Cirque de Souk
By Kelly Scoot:
Recently I became involved in the Property Industry Foundation which has become a fulfilling and inspiring part of my life. …Read more
On Saturday 29th October Group GSA took part in the ArchiCareers Day event held at Tusculum and hosted by the Australian Institutes of Arch…Read more
We wore pink, we ate pink, we thought pink
A pink spread of breakfast delights was again provided this year by GSA staff for the annual GSA Pink Ribbon Breakfast.
Pink hearts, muffins…Read more
What is inspiring Damien Follone?
With fashion week festivals happening across the globe, it is hard to not be inspired. Beautiful tailoring, a hint of the 60’s and the upr…Read more
What is inspiring Bernadette Digges?
Vienna: Art and Design…. What’s re-inspiring me is a recent trip to the National Gallery in Victoria – immersing myself in the Art and Desi…Read more
Hard Hat Day 2011
GroupGSA once again participated in the annual PIF Hard Hat Day fundraising event with an Auction, Raffles and games. This annual event rai…Read more
GroupGSA Contribution to the Premier’s Flood Appeal
The floods in South East Queensland have created great devastation.
To assist in the reinstatement of these communities, GroupGSA has organi…Read more
And the winner is...
Lachlan Allen, for the Evolve Awards People’s Choice Award – Designer Rug. The competition required a minimum of one design and a maximum o…Read more
GSA goes Pink for Breakfast
Pink cupcakes, pink sushi and various pink delights featured at the GSA Pink Ribbon Breakfast this morning!
A great start to the day by rais…Read more
What's inspiring Damien Follone?
A recent night out in London’s West End led me to Circus. A quirky and refreshing restaurant and bar designed by Tom Dixon complete with li…Read more
Rouse Hill town centre top 5 in the world
THE eco-conscious Rouse Hill town centre has been named as one of the five best new developments in the world, after earlier being labelled…Read more
What is inspiring Michael Mandl?
”A house in the bush. Inspiration happens here with friends and family. In and around an ironbark slab hut, near Wollombi.”Read more
What's inspiring Halina Bradford?
What inspired me recently…?
The giant rainbow bubbles in the park and the joy they created for everyone, bringing back the magic of childhoo…Read more
Property Industry Foundation Charity Car Rally
On Sunday 22nd August, GroupGSA proudly sponsored and participated in the Property Industry Foundation (PIF) Car Rally and Cycling Challeng…Read more
What's inspiring Robert Creed?
This painting is one of a trilogy that came out of my trip to Poland after living through the change from winter to summer. It is an experi…Read more
What's inspiring Lisa-Maree Carrigan?
“The High Line Park in NYC…. Why can’t the Cahill Expressway look like this? It’s a fantastic urban park and regeneration of a disused elev…Read more
Finalist in flying competition!
Well done to the team at GSA who made it as a finalist for the Red Bull Flu Tag Competition. We have designed a flying object that will now…Read more
Things go a little bit Tiki in the PIF Regatta
On Friday 25th March, GroupGSA had the pleasure of hosting clients on ‘Marguarite’ as it participated in the 2011 Property Industry Foundat…Read more
What is inspiring Sam Taylor?
November in Oslo I came across the Opera House by the Norwegian Architects Snohetta. No matter the weather, strolling over this masterpiece…Read more
The athletes of GSA come out for the BRW Corporate Triathlon
A big thank you to all the GSA staff and friends who swam, rode and ran in Sunday’s BRW Triathlon event at Lady Macquarie’s Chair. Everyone…Read more