A vibrant, mixed-use project, where education, industry and community come together

Curtin University Exchange Precinct

  • Location: Perth
  • Client: Curtin University
  • Category: Mixed–use
  • Year: 2021
  • Photography: Acorn: Robert Frith, DMAX: Joel Barbitta, Luke Wilton

Whadjuk Nyoongar Country

Scale: 30 Apartments & 60-Key Hotel
3000sqm Education
800sqm Retail

Value: $50m

Collaboration: Wardle,
Nettleton Tribe (adjacent buildings)

Landscape: Realm Studios


  • UDIA National Awards for Excellence – Masterplanned Communities Award, 2024

  • UDIA WA Awards for Excellence – Masterplanned Communities Award, 2023

  • AIA WA Awards – John Septimus Roe Award for Urban Design, 2023

  • Property Council of Australia (PCA) WA Award for the Best Mixed-Use Development, 2023

  • UDIA Environmental Excellence Award, 2023

A 10-level mixed use project with a boutique hotel operated by Nesuto, education facilities, apartments and complementary ground level retail that is integral to Curtin University’s vision for their new innovation precinct. Exchange brings together education, industry and community to encourage the sharing of knowledge, ideas and creativity, acting as a catalyst for innovation and progress.

Exchange establishes a new urban heart in Perth’s south and utterly transforms Curtin University.