Insight is where the POWE team share our thoughts with you on issues affecting our industry from design to procurement, planning changes to market trends.

September 26, 2019

Brisbane Open House is celebrating is 10th year running giving Brisbanites the opportunity for a behind the scenes look at some of the city’s iconic buildings. With over 100 buildings and spaces open for viewing, it’s difficult to know where to start. Michael Ellis compiled a list of personal favourites that he's either already seen or keen to see.

September 24, 2019

“Will BIM cost me more?” As the construction industry has evolved, it's a question that we are hearing more often during our discussions with clients and contractors. The answer is... "Well, it depends..."

September 19, 2019

David Evans discusses the Circular Economy, a topic he's keen to hear more about at the upcoming Urbanity Conference in October 2019.

June 26, 2019

What a difference a Federal Election result makes. An unprecedented return to confidence in the property market has followed the unexpected 2019 election outcome. Our Director, Len Powe, shares his thoughts following the 2019 Federal election result.

June 26, 2019

As Australians spend over 90% of their time indoors, our associate, Michel Ellis, considers how architects & engineers are seeking to deliver healthier buildings & shares some insights on Arup and Bates Smart's Tall Timber Building, 25 King Street.

June 26, 2019

An architect, a client and a technologist walk into a conference and you won’t believe what happened next… Matthew Johnson shares his learning from BiLT 2019.

June 18, 2019

The Dawn of the Super Neighbourhood Centre; David Evans shares his insights into what makes a memorable retail experience.

March 28, 2019

Looking back on 20 Years of POWE Architects designing and delivering buildings in Brisbane, we asked our Director, Len Powe, about his favourite buildings and projects.

March 28, 2019

Looking back on 20 Years of POWE Architects designing and delivering buildings in Brisbane, we asked our long-term Associate Director, Matthew Johnson, about his favourite buildings and projects.

March 28, 2019

Looking back on 20 Years of POWE Architects designing and delivering buildings in Brisbane, we asked our Associate Director, Michael Ellis, about his favourite buildings and projects.

March 26, 2019

POWE Alumnus, Ariana Devery, shares her insights on finding authentic connection with real people in a “connected” online world.

March 26, 2019

Simon Rocco shares a travel introspective in three snapshots of his experience in Italy.

January 29, 2019

Towards the end of 2018, we had many robust discussions particularly around the future of construction industry jobs. Len shares some thoughts ahead of the Banking Royal Commission Report, due to be handed down later this week. We are looking forward to hearing the outcomes and no doubt some further robust discussions.

September 26, 2018

Michael Ellis provides his thoughts on the recent surge in Transit Oriented Development (TOD) proposals in the Brisbane area.

September 26, 2018

Michael Ellis provides his thoughts on a Property Council Breakfast where Guy Russo reflects on his experiences at Kmart.