TURNER acknowledges First Nations peoples as the Traditional Custodians of the many lands upon which we gather, work and journey across. We recognise their ongoing connections to land, sea and community and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.
City Shaping Alchemists
We bring the magic to shape places for people. As City Shaping Alchemists, we design living, working, and leisure spaces that energise communities and drive positive change for everyone.
Our architecture, urban design, interiors, and experiential design teams have transformed places in Sydney, London and beyond.
An urban oasis for over 70s, where wellbeing comes first and connection is woven into the fabric of the community.
The new civic heart for the emerging suburb of Melrose Park. Currently an isolated industrial precinct, the urban renewal project will create a fully mixed-use community with retail, residential and commercial spaces.
Willow Sanctuary - Stage 3
Positioned at the threshold to the parklands to the south and west, Willow delivers 323 apartments, as well as a podium lagoon pool, and flexible community spaces.
Western Sydney Conference Centre & Hotel
A new state-of-the-art entertainment destination, featuring a world-class conference centre, Warami community centre and Pullman Penrith, Western Sydney's first five-star hotel.
Pullman Sydney Penrith Interiors
Penrith's first five-star hotel, which adjoins Western Sydney Conference Centre, features premium suites, a wellness centre, and a restaurant and bar.
Santa Sophia Catholic College
An environmental graphic system that enhances learning spaces to inspire students.
Hills Showground Village
An activated mixed use precinct in Castle Hill featuring residential, retail, commercial and open communal spaces for current and future communities.
Emirates One & Only Wolgan Valley
A luxury resort in the Blue Mountains, surrounded by national parklands and containing 40 villas, a homestead building, gym, spa, stables and tennis courts.
Adressing an urgent need for social housing in Liverpool - Bigge Street delivers high quality and cost-effective design simultaneously.
A contribution by Stephen Cox and Dan Szwaj to the Australian Institute of Architect's latest Bulletin exploring the key design principles for designing successful social and affordable housing.
‘Kobuh-Pombuh’ – meet the artist
July 5, 2023
TURNER recently commissioned a bespoke artwork by First Nations artist Toby Bishop (Yukupin). The artwork is called Kobuh-Pombuh, and represents the practice's reconciliation journey.
How well-designed affordable housing improves lives
September 5, 2023
Stephen and Dan discuss how design shapes the quality of life for affordable housing residents, as seen in award-winning projects Blackwattle and Bigge Street.
AIA NSW Awards 2023 – Bigge Street
June 26, 2023
Bigge Street social housing has received two Australian Institute of Architects NSW awards - Premier's Prize & Award for Residential Architecture - Multiple Housing.
Paid Parental Leave Policy
April 20, 2023
We are proud to introduce our new policy, offering up to 18 weeks of parental leave, including super, depending on years of service, to any parent, regardless of gender.
Developers who design ‘experiences’ reap rewards
April 28, 2023
Experiential Design is the thoughtful design of a person's experience within a space.
After the Fires – Habitus Issue #55
March 8, 2023
Nick Turner was able to save his house during the devastating Black Summer fires in 2020, but he lost the garden he had worked on for years.
Designing desirable BTR apartments
February 13, 2023
James McCarthy shares the top four ways to design desirable build-to-rent developments. The sector has garnered plenty of attention amongst the media and the development industry in recent years for a number of reasons, including, its promise of steady long-term gains for investors.