Conrad Gargett Riddell merged in 2013 with Sydney practice Ancher Mortlock and Woolley. The new firm, Conrad Gargett Riddel Ancher Mortlock Woolley (CGR AMW), will continue to operate from CGR’s Brisbane and Townsville offices and AMW’s Sydney office.
Conrad Gargett Riddel (CGR) was formed in November 2012 with the merging of two prominent practices: Conrad Gargett Architecture and Riddel Architecture. The firm has offices in Brisbane, Sydney and Townsville. Conrad Gargett Architecture is recognized as one of Australia’s leading (and oldest) design firms, having worked across a range of sectors and scales for the past 122 years. Noteworthy projects include the new Queensland Children’s Hospital with Lyons, the National Trust of Queensland’s major award-winning adaptive reuse and restoration of Old Government House, the St Stephen’s Francis Rush Centre and the State Law Building (commonly known as Gotham City).
Riddel Architecture has built a national reputation as specialists over the past thirty years in contemporary design, heritage conservation and adaptive reuse. Some noteworthy projects include the restoration and adaptive reuse of Brisbane Customs House, the nationally-awarded restoration and adaptive reuse of the Former West’s Furniture Showroom and the internationally publicized Hill End Ecohouse.