CKDS Architecture is a leading architectural design practice. With offices in both Newcastle and the Central Coast, we have worked on some of the region’s most diverse and exciting projects.

Since 2005, CKDS Architecture has pursued a philosophy that brings together innovative design, commercial considerations and sustainability. Well known for our ability to collaborate with developers, other architects and builders, we have been actively involved in a varied portfolio ranging from large-scale mixed use developments to boutique residential alterations and additions.

CKDS can guide your project from concept design to contract administration. We embrace the opportunity to work with you on current or future projects.


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Heritage given a modern touch in East End Stage II development


Newcastle Herald Article – 13.10.18
Newcastle’s historic Lyrique Theatre will be cast in yet another leading role when the vision for East End Stage II is realised.
The theatre has played many roles throughout Newcastle’s history, including a billiard hall and a …

Designing our city for the future


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Last month, Iris Capital unveiled plans for the second stage of the much anticipated EastEnd development. The development is also the latest architectural offering by a local company whose designs are changing Newcastle’s …

CKDS Architecture delivers quality design for Newcastle’s west end renewal


CKDS Architecture is excited by Newcastle City Council’s recent announcement to relocate from its King Street headquarters to the Gateway II development in the city’s west end.
The five-storey building on the corner of Hunter Street and Stewart Avenue is currently …

Kingsway Mixed-use


The DA has been recently submitted for a new mixed use development in Cronulla comprised of 42 apartments and 1200sqm of premium commercial space.

Retirement plans include reinvesting in region’s future


Local buyers preparing to downsize their property and remain on the Central Coast are snapping up more new apartments compared to international investors.
Chair of Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) Central Coast Chapter, Caine King, believes the level of interest …

Leading architects design first major mall redevelopment


Newcastle based award winning architectural practice CKDS Architecture will be instrumental in shaping the first major redevelopment project of Newcastle’s Hunter Street Mall.
Newcastle City Council last night voted unanimously in favour of a two storey addition to the historic premises …