"First Life, then spaces, then buildings: the other way around never works" - Jan Gehl
Kris Kowalski Architects is a Brisbane-based international architectural practice that has been providing architectural consulting services throughout Queensland, Australia and South East Asia since 1991. Our architectural expertise has been developed by working in partnership with our clients and industry leaders in a true team environment. We have achieved this by constantly evolving in response to client aspirations, business and commercial needs and by environmental, community and authorities urban environment vision.
Diverse Range of Expertise
Kris Kowalski Architects utilise strength in expertise in a variety of architectural fields, ranging from green building design to master planning and value adding. The core of the philosophy implemented by Kris Kowalski Architects is a successful translation of the design concept into physical reality. This is achieved through a flexible and responsive design and documentation process while maintaining all critical project objectives.
UDIA 2012 Award
Every year, the Urban Development Institute of Australia celebrates the best in Australian Architecture and Urban Design through its Awards for Excellence. In 2012 the prestigious Rair Balmoral development designed by Kris Kowalski Architects was awarded first place in the category of Medium Density Development at the 2012 UDIA State Awards.