our team




    • January Anto
    • Edwin Ho
    • Cami Crespel
    • Stephanie Sun
    • Yuri Kato
    • Leila Shahbazi
    • Anthony Weerakkody
    • David Ng
    • Jane Lewis
    • William Xie
    • Tina Le
    • Simon Li
    • Arghavan Yeganeh
    • Janette Tam
    • Vladislav Trofimov
    • Zimian Xia
    • Jency Issac


    • Donnagh Murphy
    • Fariba Choudhury

    our company

    design different

    Brewster Hjorth are an established practice of Sydney based Architects with a large number of important Public Architecture projects around Australia and New Zealand. Over the last 25 years our firm has developed unique skills as designers of specialist public buildings, libraries, civic centres, university and secondary teaching facilities, auditoriums and sports centres. many of our recent projects have won important architectural, construction, urban and civic design awards. Our buildings are beautiful, functional and unique.

    Ingleburn Cultural Centre

    Coogee Beach Centre

    Australian Institute of Police Management, North Head


    We understand the importance of creating communities of buildings, of working with stakeholders to develop long term strategies based on realistic planning.

    selected masterplanning projects

    public buildings

    Our team is considered to be one of the leading public and community design firms on the pacific rim, we help lead the way in the implementation of new operational paradigms and the creation of ‘third place’ centres for many urban and suburban communities. We have completed a large number of very successful large public and academic library projects.

    selected public building projects

    education and teaching

    Brewster Hjorth designs for specialist teaching and learning facilities embody the concepts of the new pedagogy which is driving the development of educational institutions in australia. Our buildings encourage collaboration and participation

    selected education and teaching projects


    CSU Dentistry, Orange

    our awards

    2020Warilla LibraryShoalhaven City CouncilShortlisted for the 2020 AIA Public Architecture Award
    2018Coogee Beach CentreRandwick City CouncilWinner for International WAN Architecture Awards 2018 Winner Commendation for 2018 AIA Public Building Award Winner Commendation for Sustainability 2018 AIA Awards Winner of Silver Award for Environmental Graphics
    2016Rockdale Civic Centre + LibraryThe Bayside City CouncilMBA Award for major Public Buildings (over $20m)
    2015O’Regan Arts + Cultural Common Monte Sant Angelo Mercy CollegeShortlisted for 2015 AIA Education Award 2015 1st Commendation CEFPI Awards Australia Pacific Region for New Building
    2013Cooroy LibraryNoosa Shire + Sunshine Coast CityRAIA Gabriel Pool Award for Building of the Year RAIA Sustainability & Steel Building of the Year Award
    2013Rockhampton LibraryRockhampton City CouncilCentral Queensland Commendation Award for Architecture
    2013JCU Eddie Koiki Mabo LibraryJames Cook UniversityFar North Queensland Commendation Award for Architecture
    2013CSU school of Dentistry, Wagga Wagga Charles Sturt University International World Architecture Shortlist (WAN) 2013 Education Awards
    2010CSU school of Dentistry, Wagga Wagga Charles Sturt UniversityAustralian Steel Industry National Award for Large Projects Australian Steel Industry National Award for Steel Clad Buildings
    2009Ingleburn Cultural CentreCampbelltown City CouncilMBA Award (Public Buildings $10-20m) Shortlisted for 2010 AIA Sulman
    2009CSU school of Dentistry, Wagga Wagga Charles Sturt UniversityMBA Building Award (Education $10-20m)
    2008Concord LibraryCity of Canada Bay CouncilAwarded a High Commendation for the Australian Property Institute of NSW Awards for Excellence Local Government Award
    2008Mccauley Place Learning CentreMonte Sant Angelo CollegeAwarded a Commendation for the AIA Suleman Prize for Public Architecture Master Builders Association Excellence in Construction Awards Winner Education Facility ($5-10m)
    2006Wallsend LibraryNewcastle City CouncilRAIA Hunter Design Awards for ESD, Civic Design, Major Design Award
    2005Mona Vale Library + Village ParkPittwater CouncilRAIA Commendation Award for Outstanding Civic Design RAIA Commendation Award for Environmentally Sustainable Design
    2005Five Dock LibraryCanada Bay Council RAIA Shortlisted for Interior Architecture Award
    2005Strathfield Library Strathfield CouncilMBA Public Building Award RAIA Shortlist for Public Architecture Award RAIA Shortlist for Premiers Award for Architecture
    2003Mcquoin Indoor Aquatic CentreMonte Sant Angelo CollegeRAIA Commendation Award for Public Buildings
    2003Avalon CentrePittwater CouncilMBA Public Building Award
    2003UOW UnicentreUniversity of WollongongRAIA Shortlisted for Public Building Award WCC Award for Architecture