At WBL, our vision is to nurture and evolve a studio and community that passionately believes beautifully crafted, deeply personal environments are the foundation of our lives.

For those who believe small details can make life memorable and inspiring, our work builds connection through celebrating life’s daily rituals, creating environments that are distinctive to people and place, made intelligently and from the heart.

Whilst some prioritize process or physical conditions or outcomes, we focus on what makes spaces meaningful to the people who inhabit them, spending time to shape our clients physical environments into personal experiences that evoke memories and inspire new stories.

We do this by providing a seamless amalgam of architecture and interior design enhanced by close collaboration with our clients.

We are imaginative, inspiring and grounded. We embrace our city and this unique edge our location fosters. We adopt a crafted approach that draws on everything that is beautifully Adelaide.

We shape spaces into places that make life extraordinary.

Awards —

2017 AIA/SA Awards
Award for Heritage – North Adelaide Barn 
Award for Residential Architecture, Alterations and additions – North Adelaide Barn 

2016 AIA/SA Awards
Keith Neighbour Award – Commercial Architecture, Base 64

2016 AIA/SA Awards
David Saunders Award – Heritage, Base 64

2016 AIA/SA Awards
Commendation for Multi Residential – Gibson & 7th 

2015 Australian Interior Design Awards
Best in State – Residential Design, Medindie Residence

2014 DIA/SA Awards
Gold Award – Built Environment, Medindie Residence

2013 DIA/SA Awards
Gold Award – Built Environment, Hilditch Lawyers

2012 Australian Interior Design Awards
Best in State – Residential Design, North Adelaide Residence

2011 DIA/SA Awards
Design Institute of Australia / SA Branch Built Environment – Silver for North Adelaide Residence

2010 RAIA Commendation
Royal Australian Institute of Architects, Residential Award for The house that Tom + Vic Built Residence

2009 RAIA Commendation
Royal Australian Institute of Architects Award for Renovations, Kensington Residence

2009 RAIA Commendation
Royal Australian Institute of Architects Archicentre Award for Renovations, Toorak Gardens Residence

2009 RAIA Commendation
Design Institute of Australia / SA Branch Built Environment – Commendation, Rose Park Residence

2009 RAIA Commendation
Design Institute of Australia / SA Branch – Object – Commendation, Heart Shaped Box

2007 RAIA Commendation
Royal Australian Institute of Architects Colorbond Steel Award, Port Willunga Residence

2006 RAIA Commendation
Royal Australian Institute of Architects Residential Award, House at Stirling

2005 RAIA Commendation
Royal Australian Institute of Architects Archicentre Award for Renovations, ‘Yantaringa’ Residence

2005 RAIA Commendation
Royal Australian Institute of Architects Residential Award, North Adelaide Residence

2005 RAIA Commendation
Royal Australian Institute of Architects Residential Award, Yantaringa Residence, Aldgate

2004 RAIA Award of Merit
Royal Australian Institute of Architects Residential Award, North Adelaide Residence

2002 RAIA Commendation
Royal Australian Institute of Architects Archicentre Award for Renovations, Johnston Residence, Unley

2001 RAIA Award of Merit
Royal Australian Institute of Architects Ecologically Sustainable Design, Carnegie Residence, Port Adelaide

2001 RAIA Award of Merit
Royal Australian Institute of Architects Archicentre Award – Renovations, Burton Residence, Unley

2000 RAIA Commendation
Royal Australian Institute of Architects Art and Architecture Award Gateway to Adelaide, Water Feature and Walls at Glen Osmond Road Intersection

1999 RAIA Award of Merit
Royal Australian Institute of Architects BHP Steel Award, Island Retreat, Grassy Flat, Kangaroo Island

1994 Civic Trust Commendation
Civic Trust of South Australia for Restoration and Recycling, Mitcham Village Institute, Mitcham

1984 Civic Trust Award of Merit
Civic Trust of South Australia for Restoration, Caledonian Inn, Robe

Adelaide

Level 3, 28 Franklin St
Adelaide, SA. 5000
T. +61 8 8223 1177
F. +61 8 8232 3603
wb@designbywbl.com.au

GPO 1044
Adelaide, SA. 5000