February 16, 2024

Team Member Q & A - February 2024

We recently asked Kate, Dylan and Jesfae questions that delve into various aspects of their roles, including insights into the industry, their aspirations for the year ahead, and what it's like to be part of the element team.

February 15, 2024

Capel Commits to a People and Place-First Approach

A positive start to the year for element with the Shire of Capel’s Council unanimously supported the adoption of their inaugural Place Plan (2023-27) at their last Council meeting.

February 14, 2024

Mead Homestead: A Conservation Journey

Grant funding enabled Peel HorsePower to engage element as the project’s heritage architect. We coordinated documentation of the required works and assisted in the tendering process.

February 13, 2024

Thomas Road Artwork Installation

Cara Djubak by Nyoongar Yamatji artist Justin Martin, and artist team Susan Milne and Greg Stonehouse, was installed this week!

February 5, 2024

Binalup – Place of First Light

Following unanimous approval by the Regional Joint Development Assessment Panel, a new hotel at Binalup is in the works.

Image: Box Architects

December 19, 2023

Climate Governance Top of Mind

Major infrastructure and assets face climate risk. On the back of COP28 UAE, the declaration of an El Nino for Australia and the Bureau of Meteorology predicating an elevated risk of fire danger and extreme heat, damage to major infrastructure and assets form part of the forecasted $70billion+ cost of natural disasters by 2060.

(ink drop/Adobe)

November 15, 2023

Aboriginal Heritage Legislation Update - November 2023

With the repeal of the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act 2021 (ACH Act) today, the amended Aboriginal Heritage Act 1972 (the Act) comes into effect supported by amended regulations, guidelines, and online mechanisms.

October 20, 2023

Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act 2021 - Updated Details

The Aboriginal Heritage Legislation Amendment and Repeal Bill 2023 passed through Parliament, propelling the subject of Heritage again to the forefront of discussions across Western Australia. Read the article for details regarding the updates to the ACHA Act.

September 14, 2023

Aiding Decision Making in The Arts with Augmented Reality

With more than 1.4billion people predicted to be using Augmented Reality (AR) devices globally by the end of 2023, there is a powerful role for AR to help shape art and design, engage communities and create conversations.

August 14, 2023

The Repeal of the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act 2021 - What You Need to Know

An update on the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage legislation and how we can help you!

Join our team

element is a creative, multidisciplinary team that has been shaping Western Australia for over 30 years. element advises clients on statutory and strategic planning, stakeholder engagement, heritage services, urban design, place making, public art management and property economics consultancy.

If you are passionate about evolving and improving communities, town centres and city landscapes, and doing meaningful work that creates an impact - get in touch and see our open opportunities in the link below.

Work with Us

Past News

Australia ICOMOS webinar

element's Heritage Principal, Flavia Kiperman, was joined by other heritage professionals to present at the Australia Icomos webinar for the launch of the Burra Charter series. The Burra Charter series provides an understanding of principles and procedures for managing various types of heritage places in Australia.

COVID-19 Update

See element's response to the recent COVID-19 Lockdown in Perth as of February 1st 2021.

Appointment - Two New Directors to our Executive Board

Element Advisory is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Directors to the Executive Board. Flavia Kiperman and Kate Parker join existing board members David Read, Matt Raymond, Murray Casselton, Chairman Andrew Howe and Managing Director Tony Paduano.

Conservation Management Plan for the Indiana Teahouse

element's heritage team worked closely with the team at Fiveight, the @towncottesloe, and @theheritagecouncil of Western Australia to develop a Conservation Management Plan for the Indiana Teahouse. This guiding document will inform the future conservation, management and change on the site, and assist in unlocking its future potential.