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|Location||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia|
|Significant works and honors|
Bates Smart is an architectural firm with studios in Melbourne and Sydney, Australia. Founded in 1853 by Joseph Reed it is known as one of Australia's oldest architectural firms, and has been responsible for numerous landmark buildings.
Joseph Reed established his firm on arrival in Melbourne in 1853 and immediately won important commissions such as the Public Library. In 1863 he joined with Frederick Barnes to become Reed & Barnes. In 1883 Barnes retired, and A. Henderson and F. Smart joined Joseph Reed as partners to create Reed, Henderson & Smart. In 1890 Reed died, Henderson withdrew and W Tappin joined creating Reed Smart & Tappin, retaining the deceased partner's great name. In 1907 N. G. Peebles joined creating Smart Tappin & Peebles, but with the rapid departure of Tappin, and addition of E Bates, became Bates Pebble & Smart the next year. After Peebles died in 1923, and the firm became Bates Smart McCutcheon in 1926 when (Sir) Osborn McCutcheon became a partner; he remained Principal Partner until his retirement. After 1995 the firm has been known simply as Bates Smart.
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|Completed||Firm name||Project name||Location||Award||Notes|
|1867||Reed & Barnes
|Melbourne Town Hall||Melbourne, Victoria|||
|1867||Scots' Church||Melbourne, Victoria|
|1880||Royal Exhibition Building||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Reed, Henderson & Smart|
|Reed, Tappin & Smart|
|1903||Bates, Peebles & Smart
|Central Hall||Melbourne, Victoria|
|1905||Melba Hall, University of Melbourne||Melbourne, Victoria|
|1912 & 1934||Buckley & Nunn's two buildings, now David Jones, at 298-312 Bourke Street||Melbourne, Victoria|||
|1933||Bates, Smart, McCutcheon
|MLC Building, Sydney||42-46 Martin Place,
Sydney central business district
|1957||MLC Building, North Sydney||North Sydney|||
|1958||ICI House||Melbourne, Victoria|
|1960||Johns & Waygood, City Road South||Melbourne, Victoria|
|1975||Optus Centre||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex||Melbourne, Victoria|
|2000||Federation Square including the
Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia
|2000||Toyota Headquarters||Woolooware, Sydney|||
|2001||Melburnian Apartments||Melbourne, Victoria|
|2003||NSW Police Headquarters||Sydney|
|2004||420 George Street||Sydney central business district|
|2005||Walsh Bay Redevelopment||Woolloomooloo||
|2006||Freshwater Place||Melbourne, Victoria|
|2007||NSW Attorney General's Department Headquarters|
|2007||Pinnacle Office Development||North Ryde|
|2008||Government Service Centre||Queanbeyan|
|2010||Mid City||Sydney central business district|
|2018||Opal Tower||Sydney Olympic Park|
The Age headquarters, Melbourne (2009)
- Goad, Philip (2012). Encyclopaedia of Australian Architects. Melbourne: Cambridge University Press. pp. 586–588.
- Goad, Philip (2004). Bates Smart: 150 years of Australian Architecture. Australia: Thames and Hudson.
- Bates Smart Directors Archived December 5, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
- Saunders, David. "Reed, Joseph (1823? - 1890)". Australian Dictionary of Biography Online. Australian National University. Retrieved 19 October 2012.
- Statement of significance at Heritage Council of Victoria
- "MLC Building (Former)". New South Wales State Heritage Register. Office of Environment and Heritage. H00597. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
- "OUR GIANT BUILDING". The Argus (Melbourne). Victoria, Australia. 13 May 1955. p. 3. Retrieved 8 September 2018 – via National Library of Australia.
- "MLC Building". New South Wales Heritage Database. Office of Environment and Heritage. Retrieved 8 September 2018.
- "AIA Awards: Federation Square". Australian Institute of Architects. Retrieved 18 November 2010.
- "AIA Awards: The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia at Federation Square". Australian Institute of Architects. Retrieved 18 November 2010.
- "Projects". Architecture Australia. 88 (5). 1 September 1999. Retrieved 27 May 2014.
- "AIA Awards: Walsh Bay Redevelopment". Australian Institute of Architects. Retrieved 18 November 2010.
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