View Post

Work commences on University of Queensland’s Central Library Upgrade

Construction work is underway at the University of Queensland’s St Lucia campus in Brisbane which will see the creation of more space and better facilities for students to study and collaborate. In December 2018, Rork Projects was engaged on the redesign of levels 1 and 2 of the Central Library (formerly named Social Sciences and Humanities Library.) Initial work has now …

View Post

Movember – We will Rork You!

With 75% of the Rork workforce being males – Rork Projects is proudly supporting Movember through a national month long fundraising effort across its Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney offices. Movember is the charity tackling prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention. Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer diagnosed in men in Australia and the third …

View Post

Stunning finish to 74 Castlereagh Street, Sydney

Rork Projects Sydney recently delivered a stunning flexible working environment in 74 Castlereagh Street for Country State Development Pty Limited (Country State). Designed by Chada and Project Managed by APP Corporation Pty Limited, this new space compliments the existing high quality range of flexible working, serviced offices and suites already in existence in the building. Country State required the services …

View Post

Handover of Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Rork Projects Canberra delivered another successful high-end federal government office fitout this week for AIHW, the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. The fitout, across 1,000sqm, had a number of feature design elements including routered timber wall panels, acoustic wall panels and suspended LED battens just to name a few. Designed by SQC Architecture and engineering by WSP, the corporate …

View Post

Work commences on the iconic 1 Nicholson Street, Melbourne

Rork Projects have commenced work at Melbourne’s iconic 1 Nicholson Street Building together with Charterhall, Knight Frank, Bates Smart and Engineers Wood and Grieve. Owned by Charterhall, the Nicholson Street Building was designed by architectural firm Bates Smart and when constructed back in 1958 was once the country’s tallest building It is renowned as Melbourne’s (and Australia’s) first glazed curtain …

View Post

Timelaspe of 717 Bourke Street, Docklands

Watch 6 months work in 3 minutes! We were proud to have played a vital role in constructing the new breath-taking welcoming space for GTV9 (Channel Nine) in one of Melbourne’s architecturally renowned A grade buildings. Knight Frank Australia– on behalf on REST – engaged Rork Projects back in late 2017 to provide Head Contractor Services for the repositioning and …

View Post

Rork Shines on Bourke

It’s the new breath-taking welcoming space for GTV9 (Channel Nine) in one of Melbourne’s architecturally renowned A grade buildings. Rork Projects are proud to have played a vital role in constructing the 1500m2 space at the iconic 717 Bourke Street, Docklands. Knight Frank Australia – on behalf on REST – engaged Rork Projects back in late 2017 to provide Head …

View Post

Investing in our greatest asset – our people

For John Paul Janke and Brian O’Rourke – co owners of Rork Projects – the recent national conference was more than a great opportunity for employees to get together, to catch up or socialise. “It’s a strong investment in our greatest asset – our people – and helps us to create a team that is trustworthy, high-energy and productive,” Brian …

View Post

Work commences on Kadampa Buddhist Meditation centre

Work has commenced on the tenancy fitout of a Kadampa Buddhist Meditation centre at Spring Hill, Brisbane after Rork Projects was recently awarded the Design and Construct contract. The Project comprises of the tenancy fitout of Strata Titled basement level and ground level – approx. 360m² for use as a Buddhist Meditation Centre. The uses include laundry store to basement …

View Post

Rork supports youth cancer program: You Can

Our Brisbane team proudly attended the inaugural Brissy4Ward event on Friday 3 August in support of Sony Foundation’s youth cancer program, You Can. A great day meeting a few Sony superstars and others VIPs – all raising funds to support of young people in Australia who are dealing with cancer. Did you know that around 1,000 young people, aged 15 …