• 2016 Installation Celebrating 5 Years in Business

    2016 Installation Celebrating 5 Years in

    In the lead-up to our 5th birthday celebrations, we wanted to design an installation that would showcase our portfolio of…

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  • Lorna Jane – Brisbane Domestic Airport

    Lorna Jane – Brisbane Domestic Air

    The Lorna Jane store located within the Brisbane domestic airport has a unique outlook onto the tarmac from the rear…

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  • Heise Yeronga Studio

    Heise Yeronga Studio

    The offices of Heise Architecture have been purposefully designed to suit the way we work. We have chosen standing desks…

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  • Robina Ceiling

    Robina Ceiling

    Heise Architecture was engaged to produce drawings and schedules that would enable the builder of the Robina shopping centre to…

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  • Meehan Residence

    Meehan Residence

    An interesting story regarding the 1974 Brisbane floods accompanies this project. Following the floods, the council purchased all the houses…

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  • CGE Office Fitout

    CGE Office Fitout

    The new premises of CGE Electrical & Communications in a light industrial space at Morningside needed to be renovated to…

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  • Bellingham Marine

    Bellingham Marine

    The brief from Bellingham Marine was to create an engaging concept animation to use as a marketing tool for their…

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  • Lorna Jane Rundle Mall

    Lorna Jane Rundle Mall

    Lorna Jane’s flagship Rundle Mall store is in South Australia’s most premium retail precinct. The store offers the new, exclusive…

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  • Lorna Jane UAE

    Lorna Jane UAE

    Lorna Jane’s foray into the Middle East has begun with three stores in the United Arab Emirates. The challenge we…

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  • Lorna Jane Hawaii

    Lorna Jane Hawaii

    We were able to make an excellent impact on a small site with the first Lorna Jane store on Honolulu.…

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  • Lorna Jane France (Nice)

    Lorna Jane France (Nice)

    The first international store we designed for Lorna Jane is situated in Nice in the south of France. We were…

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  • Lorna Jane Netherlands

    Lorna Jane Netherlands

    The inclusion of a Lorna Jane Move Room means that the Netherlands property is a destination store. Fitted out with…

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  • Lorna Jane Darwin

    Lorna Jane Darwin

    When the company decided to expand its existing tenancy into the adjacent space, it was originally intended to be staged…

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  • Lorna Jane Chirnside Park

    Lorna Jane Chirnside Park

    A suburban store on a corner location inside the Chirnside Park shopping centre, we were dealing with a compact store…

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  • Lorna Jane Noosa

    Lorna Jane Noosa

    With dual prestige frontage, the Lorna Jane Noosa store is unique in its location. The shop is adjacent the main…

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  • Lorna Jane Toowong

    Lorna Jane Toowong

    Found on the upmarket Gallery level in the suburban Toowong Village Shopping Centre, this store features a custom tile threshold…

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  • Lorna Jane The Barracks

    Lorna Jane The Barracks

    A magnificent corner position enables Lorna Jane The Barracks to make a grand statement from all directions. This was the…

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  • Yeronga Village Pharmacy

    Yeronga Village Pharmacy

    The Yeronga Village Pharmacy assignment was a speculative project examining the possibilities of the pharmacy taking over the adjacent tenancy.…

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  • Gatton Modular Units

    Gatton Modular Units

    For this student accommodation in Gatton, Qld, we designed a very efficient plan that would give students privacy and a…

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  • Greenslopes Townhouses

    Greenslopes Townhouses

    A beautiful Queenslander occupied a large block at Greenslopes. By relocating the house on the property, we were able to…

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  • 280 Adelaide St – WorkCover

    280 Adelaide St – WorkCover

    Heise Architecture tendered for the fitout of five floors at WorkCover Head Office in Adelaide Street, Brisbane. Prior to the…

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  • Thursday Island Modular Housing

    Thursday Island Modular Housing

    Heise Architecture was engaged by Hutchinson Builders to design the site Masterplan and individual accommodation modules for their Thursday Island…

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  • Toowomba Base ED Extension Investigation

    Toowomba Base ED Extension Investigation

    The purpose of the Toowoomba Base Hospital Emergency Department Investigation was to look at the physical reality of the current…

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  • Caboolture ED Extension

    Caboolture ED Extension

    Heise Architecture prepared plans for tender submission for the Emergency Department extension at Caboolture Hospital for Metro North Hospital Health…

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  • Logan Metro Sports Club

    Logan Metro Sports Club

    This project was a tender submission to Logan City Council for the proposed Logan Metro Sports Club and included a…

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  • Brothers Junior Rugby Club

    Brothers Junior Rugby Club

    The kitchen renovation for Brothers Junior Rugby Club was necessary to provide much-needed improvements in the club’s kitchen facilities and…

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  • Hoarding Drawings

    Hoarding Drawings

    As part of the fitout for Lorna Jane World Square, we were asked by the builder to prepare hoarding drawings…

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  • Lawnton School Masterplan

    Lawnton School Masterplan

    We were proud to deliver the Masterplan for a new Salvation Army high school in Lawnton, Brisbane. Designed to support…

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  • Aged Care Housing Development

    Aged Care Housing Development

    A mixture of different block sizes has been used to suit a range of building offerings and price points which,…

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  • Hoy Pinoy

    Hoy Pinoy

    One of our more out-of-the-box assignments was to design a demountable, transportable kitchen for Hoy Pinoy Filipino BBQ and Street…

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  • 133 Mary Street End of Trip

    133 Mary Street End of Trip

    Currently under construction is the End of Trip facility in this established building. It will provide additional amenities to the…

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  • St Mary’s Altar, Lectern and Floor

    St Mary’s Altar, Lectern and Floor

    A project close to our hearts is the altar, lectern and floor of St Mary’s Church at South Brisbane. Our…

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  • Frankie Say’s

    Frankie Say’s

    Situated in the affluent suburb of Abbotsford, Melbourne, the Frankie Says eatery is a fantastic addition to the stylish local…

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  • 2015 Christmas Installation

    2015 Christmas Installation

    As a fun way to end 2015, we dressed the shopfront of the Heise Architecture Yeronga office for Christmas. We…

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  • Lorna Jane World Square

    Lorna Jane World Square

    An existing grand staircase posed a challenge to maximise space in the internal layout of Lorna Jane World Square. We…

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  • Lorna Jane Sydney Airport

    Lorna Jane Sydney Airport

    In keeping with the airport lounge feel, we designed the Lorna Jane Sydney Airport store (in the T2 Domestic terminal)…

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  • Lorna Jane Queen Street

    Lorna Jane Queen Street

    The Queen Street tenancy is located in the heart of the Brisbane CBD shopping precinct. For a Lorna Jane flagship…

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  • Lorna Jane Macquarie

    Lorna Jane Macquarie

    The Lorna Jane Macquarie fitout presented myriad challenges, particularly the existence of eight columns and a number of overhead services…

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  • Lorna Jane Eagle Street

    Lorna Jane Eagle Street

    Situated in the Brisbane CBD away from the major retail precinct, Lorna Jane Eagle Street is a destination store in…

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  • Lorna Jane Coolangatta

    Lorna Jane Coolangatta

    Lorna Jane Coolangatta is across the road from the beach so we wanted the interior to be light, bright and…

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  • Lorna Jane Chapel Street

    Lorna Jane Chapel Street

    A significant area of sloping floor and an unusually narrow and linear space presented interesting challenges for the Lorna Jane…

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  • Lorna Jane Bulimba

    Lorna Jane Bulimba

    Previously a video store with a low false ceiling, the space pleasantly surprised with its height once the ceiling was…

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  • Lorna Jane Bourke Street

    Lorna Jane Bourke Street

    The recessed shopfront of Lorna Jane Bourke Street provides somewhat of an optical illusion to the passer-by. Positioned on a…

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  • Lorna Jane Cranbourne Park

    Lorna Jane Cranbourne Park

    Lorna Jane Cranbourne Park is situated in a suburban Melbourne shopping centre. Its narrow frontage meant it was necessary to…

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  • Lorna Jane DJ’s Melbourne

    Lorna Jane DJ’s Melbourne

    The ‘Uniquely’ line by Lorna Jane is an exclusive range that the company has developed specifically for the David Jones…

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  • Lorna Jane Hervey Bay

    Lorna Jane Hervey Bay

    Positioned in amongst other fashion brands in the Stockland Hervey Bay centre, the wide shopfront of the Lorna Jane store…

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  • Lorna Jane Orange

    Lorna Jane Orange

    A suburban country store, the customer base of Lorna Jane in Orange City Centre includes many young mothers with small…

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  • Lorna Jane Rhodes

    Lorna Jane Rhodes

    The Lorna Jane store in Rhodes Waterside Shopping Centre was our first fitout for the brand. We delivered a minimal…

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  • Lorna Jane Wetherill Park

    Lorna Jane Wetherill Park

    We are very proud of the striking black tile feature in the external façade of the Lorna Jane Wetherill Park…

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  • Lorna Jane Bunbury Forum

    Lorna Jane Bunbury Forum

    For a little quirky touch, we positioned the tights display where it could be seen from the thoroughfare and draw…

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  • Lorna Jane Balgowlah

    Lorna Jane Balgowlah

    With three visible facades – two of them external – the Lorna Jane Balgowlah store required a cohesive personality on…

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  • Lorna Jane Baldivis

    Lorna Jane Baldivis

    The entry to Lorna Jane Baldivis features angled shopfront walls and a floor to ceiling curtain wall. The latter was…

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  • Bundaberg Showgrounds Redevelopment

    Bundaberg Showgrounds Redevelopment

    The Bundaberg Multiplex building was a Tender Submission for the new Entertainment and sporting precinct in Bundaberg. The main focus…

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  • Ipswich Police Outpost

    Ipswich Police Outpost

    Heise Architecture was recently appointed as the Architect for the new police outpost located at the Ipswich train station. This…

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  • Parkwood International Hotel Pods

    Parkwood International Hotel Pods

    Parkwood International Golf Club engaged Heise Architecture to design modular accommodation studios to be situated within their Gold Coast golf…

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  • Goonyella Mine Planning Office

    Goonyella Mine Planning Office

    Heise Architecture prepared an Architectural concept design for the proposed Goonyella Mine Planning Office for Hutchinson Builders.

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  • Yeronga Village Overflow

    Yeronga Village Overflow

    The Yeronga Village Overflow project, involved the design and documentation of an overflow system for the existing box gutters on…

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  • Miami One Units

    Miami One Units

    Recently Heise was approached to prepare a design for 39 units on top of the Coles shopping Centre at the…

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  • Indigenous Social Housing

    Indigenous Social Housing

    Heise Architecture recently prepared a design proposal for a series of remote residential housing for regional indigenous communities. Our series…

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  • Mobile Commonwealth Bank

    Mobile Commonwealth Bank

    Heise Architecture was approached to prepare a concept design for a transportable Commonwealth Bank of Australia Branch. Making use of…

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  • Waterford West Sport Park

    Waterford West Sport Park

    Heise Architecture recently collaborated with Dunn and Moran Landscapes Architects to prepare a concept design for the Waterford West Sport…

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  • Rockhampton Office & Warehouse

    Rockhampton Office & Warehouse

    The Rockhampton Depot Project was a Tender Submission in which we provided an alternative design providing time and cost saving.…

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  • Buffel Park  Change Room

    Buffel Park Change Room

    Heise Architecture was engaged to provide and Architectural concept design for the proposed modular change room at Buffel Park for…

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  • Orange Christian School Modular Classroom

    Orange Christian School Modular Classroo

    We were engaged by Hutchinson Builders to prepare an Architectural concept design for a modular GLA for the Orange Christian School.

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  • Moranbah Maintenance Shed

    Moranbah Maintenance Shed

    Heise Architecture was engaged to provide architectural construction documents for a maintenance shed in Moranbah.

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  • BMA MIA Concept

    BMA MIA Concept

    Heise Architecture was engaged by Bechtel to prepare a concept design for a large format modular Mine Industry Area Building.

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  • Oaky Creek Coal Mine Muster Building

    Oaky Creek Coal Mine Muster Building

    Heise Architecture was engaged by Hutchinson builder to prepare a concept design for the Oaky Creek Coal Mine Muster Building.

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  • Blackwater MIA

    Blackwater MIA

    Heise Architecture was engaged by Hutchinson builders to prepare the architectural design and master planning for their tender submission for…

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  • Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

    Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

    Heise Architecture was invited to submit a pre-emptive proposal for a speculative and experimental modular development that Hutchinson Builders could…

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  • Modular Defence Office

    Modular Defence Office

    Heise Architecture provided specialist advice regarding modular construction and compliant design for a proposed department of defence office building.

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  • BMA 2000 Person Village

    BMA 2000 Person Village

    Heise Architecture was engaged to explore different master planning concepts for a 2000 person village for BMA. Our designs looked…

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  • Royal Flying Doctors Service Hanger & Office

    Royal Flying Doctors Service Hanger 

    Heise Architecture was engaged to prepare a concept design for the proposed Royal Flying Doctors Services Hanger and Office at Charleville.

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  • Ernest Henry

    Ernest Henry

    Heise Architecture prepared the concept design for a proposed administration building at the Ernest Henry Mine.

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  • Baroona Road Residence

    Baroona Road Residence

    The Baroona Road Concept design was developed for an estate agent to showcase the design possibilities of an inner city…

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  • Miami One Awnings

    Miami One Awnings

    The Miami One Awning project involved designing and document new awnings for the public spaces and streetscape at Miami One…

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  • Green Mess-Hall

    Green Mess-Hall

    Heise Architecture was invited to prepare a concept design for new 'high quality' mess hall. The design called for a…

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  • Caval Ridge MIA

    Caval Ridge MIA

    The Caval Ridge MIA is a duplication of the Daunia MIA. It consists of eight buildings: Administration, Muster, Bathhouse, Emergency…

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  • Peak Down Mine Planning

    Peak Down Mine Planning

    Peak Downs is a large, open cut coking coal mine in the Bowen Basin. Our client, BMA required a large…

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  • Goonyella Mine Extension

    Goonyella Mine Extension

    Heise was engaged to prepare a future planning master plan for the Goonyella Mine Extension.

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  • Dugald River

    Dugald River

    Dugald River We were engaged by Hutchinson builders to prepare the Architectural design and documentation for their tender submission for…

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  • Xstrata Zinc Lady Loretta

    Xstrata Zinc Lady Loretta

    Heise Architecture was invited by Hutchinson Builders to submit a tender submission for the design and document of the Xstrata…

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  • SOE Village Masterplan

    SOE Village Masterplan

    The South of Embley Village Masterplan was a series of alternative remote mine camp villages we designed to provide cost…

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  • The Riverwalk Barrier

    The Riverwalk Barrier

    Heise Architecture was approached to prepare a barrier design for end of the Riverside walkway after the last Brisbane floods.…

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  • Brisbane Laneways

    Brisbane Laneways

    Brisbane Laneways was an experimental project in which we invited a team of work experience students to measure and document…

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  • WorkCover Townsville Office

    WorkCover Townsville Office

    Our first commercial project with the small office fitout for WorkCover Queensland in their Townsville office. The most exciting feature…

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  • Tulip Street Extension

    Tulip Street Extension

    The extension project at Tulip Street involved extending the master bedroom and reconfiguring the outdoor living area of a family…

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  • The Flood Adaptive Queenslander

    The Flood Adaptive Queenslander

    The Flood Adaptive Queenslander addresses the issue of flood protection with the question, “Why demolish and rebuild, when you can…

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  • Bibby residence extension

    Bibby residence extension

    Heise Architecture was engaged by the Bibby family to design a small extension to their Morningside home. With a young…

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  • Smart City

    Smart City

    Smart City graphically explores the concept of providing Smart Car parking through the City of Brisbane, encouraging discussion regarding sustainable…

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  • Sky Garden

    Sky Garden

    Sky Garden was an experimental project looking at horizontally cutting the CBD of Brisbane in half and inserting a new…

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  • Expressway Reuse

    Expressway Reuse

    Express reuse is an experimental project exploring the creating of a new Northbank precinct through animation techniques involving draping and…

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  • The Lund Exhibition

    The Lund Exhibition

    The Lund Exhibition was an exhibition of artwork for the Gold Coast Artist Mr Brad Lund, hosts at The Alleyway…

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  • Apollo House

    Apollo House

    The Apollo House was a form finding experiment exploring the implications of penetrating significant green planting in to a small…

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  • Burnett Lane Emergent Concept

    Burnett Lane Emergent Concept

    The Burnett Lane Emergent Concept was a form finding experiment using animation software to derived a from the various programmatic uses…

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  • Canberra University Master Plan

    Canberra University Master Plan

    Our submission for the Canberra University Master Plan derived the urban form from the typographical context, while also defining the…

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  • QAS Durack Extension

    QAS Durack Extension

    Whilst employed by the Architectural Practice Academy – which was a subsidiary of Public Works but has since been disbanded…

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  • ANSI


    ANSI stands for the Australian National Sustainability Initiative. This has been proposed for Canberra and we were engaged by Professor…

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  • Coffs Coast Autism Centre

    Coffs Coast Autism Centre

    Rachel Heise’s final (6th year) university design project is a purely speculative piece for the Coffs Coast Autism Centre. She…

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