When West Carr & Harvey approached us, they had just turned 70, cementing themselves as the oldest accountancy in Geelong. In celebration, they decided to move from their 16-year tenure at Freemasons Hall on Gheringhap Street.

Project Name: West Carr & Harvey
Studio Name: STUDIOMINT Design Group
Completion date: 2019
Location: Geelong, Australia
Photography: Spacecraft

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Backyard Area ©Spacecraft

Our challenge was to provide a space that would reflect the company and its values, allow for the firm’s continued growth, and help the company keep up with a changing landscape – all within the confinements of an unmaintained, heritage-listed, ex-industrial property.

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Cafe Space ©Spacecraft

Many factors were considered when designing this space, but the biggest was incorporating the sense of professional ‘transparency’ that’s essential in accounting.

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Sitting Area ©Spacecraft

The resulting space embraced the site’s industrial roots, while providing an enriching home for their next chapter.

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