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Arqus Design Joins in Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea

  • Posted by: Arqus Design
  • Date: May 27, 2016

The team at Arqus Design is proud to participate in Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea, raising much needed funds for the Cancer Council’s vital research, prevention and support service programmes. The Cancer Council Morning Tea is a chance for Australians to come together and raise money to help those affected by cancer, and to reflect on the disease that affects almost 50% of the population. The Cancer Council works tirelessly raising money for scientific research, as …

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Arqus Design Supports Jeans for Genes Day

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  • Date: August 7, 2015

The Arqus Design team is proud to continually support genetic research for the Children’s Medical Research Institute, by participating in the annual Jeans for Genes Day. Now in its 21st year of operation, Jeans for Genes Day sees approximately 2 million Australians donating funds and volunteering their time. Arqus Design is proud to support this deserving cause, with all team members sporting the organisation’s signature denim look. For more information, to make a donation or …

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Arqus Design supports Epilepsy Queensland

  • Posted by: Arqus Design
  • Date: March 27, 2015

Arqus Design is proud to be a corporate member of Epilepsy Queensland Inc for the past 2 years, and to celebrate International Purple Day on the 26th of March. Membership with Epilepsy Queensland helps support the Queensland families whose lives have been touched by epilepsy. This organisation helps to optimise the lives of people living with epilepsy, offering services such as education, counselling, support programs, specialised training programs, and advocacy. As a corporate Member, Arqus Design …

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Arqus Design team supports the 2015 RACQ International Women’s Day Fun Run

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  • Date: March 10, 2015

Sunday the 8th of March marked the 24th Annual International Women’s Day Fun Run, raising funds and awareness for breast cancer. Members of the Arqus Design Team joined the other 10, 000 women, men and children who ran or walked the 5 kilometre course around the Southbank area and Brisbane City Botanical Gardens. Organisers said the 2015 event was a great success, recording the highest number of participants, and raising around $200,000 for the Mater …

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Arqus Design’s 2014 Photography Competition – Winners Announced

  • Posted by: Arqus Design
  • Date: November 27, 2014

Arqus Design’s 2014 Photography Competition was themed ‘Framing Places – Capturing the character of a place as defined by it’s built environment’. Supported by Christopher Fredrick Jones, the Brisbane Modern Art Gallery, RCG Communications and UCI, the competition attracted a very high level of artistic work, with many photographs showcasing architectural interests from around the globe. Arqus Design would like to thank all of those who entered into the 2014 Photography Competition, and is proud …

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Arqus Design Supports UCI’s Swim 4 Kids, 2014

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  • Date: November 1, 2014

Swim 4 Kids is an annual Brisbane based event centred on a swimming challenge intended to raise much needed awareness and funds for organisations dedicated to improving the health and livelihood of sick children. In 2014, the chosen organisations were the Couee Community Limited and the BrainChild Foundation Limited. Arqus Design is pleased to support this wonderful event,  initiated by Nick Scriggins from UCI, entering an Arqus Design Swim Team – contributing 40 kilometres of …

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Arqus Design’s Annual Desorienteering Challange

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  • Date: October 26, 2014

This October, the team of architects and interior designers at Arqus Design scoured the streets of Brisbane City, deciphering riddles and cracking clues leading them from one architectural point of interest to another. This year the Brisbane Supreme Court District provided much inspiration for the drawing task which saw many architectural sketching skills being put to good use. Each team member was instructed to draw a piece of art or architecture that they felt was …

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Arqus Design Team Supports Jeans for Genes Day

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  • Date: August 5, 2014

This August,  the Arqus Design Team supported  ‘Jeans for Genes’ – An organisation dedicated to improving the lives of children born with abnormalities or diseases. Every dollar raised on the day helps scientists at Children’s Medical Research Institute discover treatments and cures, to give every child the opportunity of a healthy long life Arqus Design is proud to support this deserving cause, with all team members sporting the organisation’s signature denim look. For more information, to make a donation or register for Jeans for …

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Arqus Design is Proud to Support Roses in the Ocean

  • Posted by: Arqus Design
  • Date: July 24, 2014

Roses in the Ocean is an organisation set out to change the way suicide is understood and spoken about in the community. Through a variety of opportunities, Roses in the Ocean hopes to share the wisdom of those who have lived through suicide, as well as teach others ways in which they can help protect themselves and their loved ones. Arqus Design is honoured to be supporting this worthy cause, with members of the team …

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Daggy Jumper Day To Help Support Brisbane Youth Services

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  • Date: June 8, 2014

The Arqus Design Team participated in ‘Daggy Jumper Day’ to help support the homeless and disadvantaged young people in Brisbane. An organisation operating since 1977, the Brisbane Youth Service provides emergency assistance, as well as a range of support services, that enable young people to live independently in the community. Dressing in our daggiest jumpers and ‘winter woollies’, the Arqus Design Team enjoyed taking part and raising money for this worthwhile cause. For more information, or to sign up …

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AIA SONA and QUT Mentoring Program

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  • Date: May 9, 2014

Arqus Design is proud to assist the industry and be part of both the: AIA SONA Student | Architect Mentor Program; and QUT Career Mentor Scheme Both programs provide valuable support to the University Students and provides the opportunity for the participants to meet on a regular basis with the Arqus Design Team to gain an insight into work practices and how an architectural practice operates.  The Arqus Design Mentor Program covers topics such as: …

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Arqus Design Team on the Brisbane River

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  • Date: March 1, 2014

An afternoon on the water provided much entertainment for the Arqus Design Team as they kayaked up the Brisbane River and managed to keep dry and out of the water, of course only by a small margin.   It was a great opportunity to see the Brisbane City from a unique angle and see Brisbane’s prominent landmarks from the water.  The team followed this event with drinks at Riverside for Chernae who headed off overseas to …

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Swim 4 Kids

  • Posted by: Arqus Design
  • Date: October 15, 2013

Supporting UCI annual charity event Swim 4 Kids, the team at Arqus Design created a designer swim cap ‘Crush’. The Finding Nemo inspired cap featured alongside creations from design firms across Brisbane in the spirit of raising money for new equipment at the Royal Children’s Hospital.

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Croquet a Hit With the Arqus Design Team

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  • Date: September 2, 2013

To celebrate the arrival of it’s newest addition, Satu (daughter to Nicole and Essa Immonen), the Arqus Design team caught up for an afternoon of croquet. Following a delicious BBQ lunch, the team was tutored by Peter (of Merthyr Croquet Club) in this enjoyable yet surprisingly strategic sport. With a beautiful breeze, brilliant sunshine and delicious afternoon tea, the team came away feeling refreshed and satisfied that they had mastered the game of croquet.  

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Brisbane Architects Orienteer City Streets

  • Posted by: Arqus Design
  • Date: July 20, 2013

Arqus Design held their inaugural “Desorienteering” challenge through the Brisbane city in May. Within a limited time frame, each team had to decipher four riddles/clues, find the location and sketch an element of each place. With a varying pallet of sketching mediums, including charcoal, water colours, fine pen and pencil, each team presented their work during an “after challenge” BBQ at the Roma Street Parklands. Here are a few of the winning entries as voted by the team …

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