Swanbury Penglase Architects Pty Ltd was established in 1989 when founding architects Eric Swanbury and Stephen Penglase merged their successful practices.
Swanbury Penglase Architects is a multi-disciplinary, award winning practice with expertise within the areas of Architecture, Interior Architecture, Urban Design/ Landscape Architecture and Heritage.
From an initial staff of four, our dedicated team of over thirty five includes directors, associate directors, project directors, senior associates, associates, architectural staff, interior designers, landscape architects and administration staff.

Our Services


Our architecture team has extensive experience across a broad range of projects of varying scale, complexity and budget. We work collaboratively with both our interior architecture and urban design/landscape architecture teams in addition to external specialist consultants to provide a comprehensive and personable service.

Interior Architecture

Our interior architecture team is committed to environmentally sustainable, innovative and functional design solutions, whether in collaboration with our architectural team or solely interiors focused. Specific areas of expertise include office facility planning and refurbishments, healthcare, education, residential and hospitality design.

Urban Design/Landscape Architecture

Our Urban Design and Landscape Architecture team offers a range of services from concept and master-planning through to detailed design, documentation and contract administration. We have an extensive client base ranging from domestic, commercial and institutional clients to Local and State Government departments.


Our work encompasses buildings and places included on local, state and national heritage lists and registers. We design, document and administer adaptive works to existing places to suit new and evolving uses, together with conservation works to ensure the longevity of places. We are recognised as an authority within this area.


244 Gilbert Street
Adelaide SA 5000

T +61 8 8212 2679
F +61 8 8212 3162


11 / 1-5 Martin Street
St Kilda VIC 3182

T +61 3 9510 0581


PO Box 10168
Adelaide BC SA 5000


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