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Caulfield Grandstand Redevelopment
The racecourse owner the Melbourne Racing Club sought to develop one of the first multi-level grandstands to provide exceptional comfort on race days as well as functions and event capacity at other times.
Structural systems and services were developed to allow the textile fabric roof, multi-level building with an enclosing glass wall facade to be constructed.
The as constructed building was the Runne..MORE INFO
This project emerged from the integrated business development plan for both the Caulfield and Sandown Racecourses owned by the Melbourne Racing Club.
It envisaged the capacity to cater for a circa Melbourne Cup day crowd of 100,000 people, so the Sandown Grandstand as built is one of the largest in Australia.
The challenge was to make a smaller crowd more comfortable in its vast spaces.
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Sandown Greyhound Racing Club
The Master Plan created by Bate Design was to develop parallel brands so that the site could be marketed as a racing venue, an entertainment area and a business function or event location.
Implementation of the first stage was to develop access and outdoor entertainment areas to provide a fresh gateway to the venue.
The new curved entry enables patrons to be directed to the entry and the introduction ..MORE INFO
Our relationship with Moe Racecourse started with a strategic masterplan and has endured for more than 10 years. The masterplan provided a clear vision for the club to become the premium racing venue in regional Victoria.
In the last decade, a number of stages of the masterplan have been implemented. Highlights include the recent refurbishment of its 200 seat bistro, sports bar and gaming lounge. This ..MORE INFO
Werribee Racing Club
As a component of a project to replace outdated buildings, Bate Design designed a state-of-the- art Judges Tower.
It affords a functional presence for racing officials and television facilities with its eye-catching design and all round visibility.MORE INFO
The once famous old music bar in Geelong, The Barking Dog Hotel, received an injection of â€˜personalityâ€™ with this latest concept from Bate Design.
The client wanted each space to offer a different theme, targeted at both morning coffee groups through to late night revellers.
The concept, described as â€˜rough luxeâ€™, has made this hotel a leading venue in the region, and it has..MORE INFO
The Carrington Motel & Restaurant
Shepparton is an important regional city in Victoria and The Carrington is an important â€˜destination venueâ€™ for dining and accommodation.
The brief to Bate Design was to invigorate its spaces and broaden its appeal.
Our design introduced casual dining alongside the formal restaurant and with a contemporary feel has successfully attracted a broader range of patrons, enabling the property t..MORE INFO
As a Mornington Peninsula landmark this hotel enjoys a fabulous maritime outlook and serves a rapidly expanding local community.
The Bate Design concept introduced a Hollywood theme to complement the original 1920s architecture of the building.
Three different bar areas, a contemporary bistro and restaurant were designed to appeal to the different target market areas.
The result is increased business..MORE INFO
Woolloomooloo Bay Hotel
The client brief was to blend a classic inner city hotel into a chic harbour side destination to fully benefit from its iconic location.
The Bate design introduced a deco theme integrated into a series of spaces to attract a wide profile of patrons.
The Hotel is now a destination property attracting locals, international visitors, and the younger business community.
Peter Hogg, Regional Manager of ..MORE INFO
Rising Sun Hotel
New legislation relating to smoking indoors demanded this Hotel improve its access to outdoor areas.
Building spaces were opened up to light, a multi function outdoor terrace was added, and access for patrons was improved along with business operations of the Hotel.
The renovations further enhanced the reputation of a family owned and operated Hotel.
Another Australian Hotels Association Award was ..MORE INFO
The Lydiard Boutique Hotel
The challenge began with a derelict, heritage listed, former bank building shell and to create a luxurious boutique hotel in the historic goldfields city of Victoria.
The design concept was to link the rich heritage and contemporary elements of timber panelling and gilt detailing to the historic gold mining era with a new lease of life to add to the long history of the building and Ballarat itself.
The retail bottle shop was underperforming despite its prime main street location and access.
The Bate plan was to completely demolish the bottle shop, add glazed doors that open on to the street, introduce a slab stone bar with European beer dispensing equipment and commission a classy cocktail station known as The Rue Bar.
The renovation introduced new appeal to the Hotel and brought strong revenue ..MORE INFO
Rathdowne Street Food Store
The client brief sought the answer to revitalise and extend a small, busy inner suburban cafÃ©.
The Bate design added a new quality dining area notwithstanding the limited space available and refreshed the cafÃ©.
With extended trading hours, the revenue from the dining room grew substantially and it is regarded as a prestige destination in a highly competitive street.
The Food Store received th..MORE INFO
The renovation project devised by Bate Design was to transform the locker room, sports venue into a mixed use layout of lounge bars, outdoor terraces and a dance floor.
With a mix of chic colours, with industrial materials including bluestones, timber and steel, the indoor and outdoor entertainment areas were expanded to cater for larger and more diverse crowds.
In the ground floor lounge an open fire..MORE INFO
As part of Bateâ€™s focus to provide innovative solutions, comes a major project opportunity in Saudi Arabia. Bate Design are commissioned to provide the master planning and concept design for new technology building methods and cost effective solutions for high density housing developments.
In its early planning stages, this international project will highlight the production of building PODS, whi..MORE INFO
Merricks North Residence
This home was designed for an energetic retired couple – a place to reinvigorate their passions for cooking, writing and gardening; an escape from the city in an undulating landscape with distant views to the sea.
We designed a house evocative of a European villa with textured walls, stone floors, pergolas and arbours.
It responds to the seasons with passive and active environmental management with ro..MORE INFO
This period home single level cottage was renovated to provide an additional storey, increasing the living spaces and offering an expansive deck area.
The renovation was a contemporary solution that doubled the value of the property for the owner.MORE INFO
North Fitzroy Residence
This single level period property underwent a significant renovation, incorporating extensive external, internal and landscape works.
A second level provided additional bedroom and bathroom spaces, whilst the ground floor extension afforded large kitchen, entertainment, and external deck areas.
A successful mix of period and contemporary architecture was achieved with this Bate residential resolution.MORE INFO
East Hawthorn residence
An executive level residence that required a high quality resolution for an indoor/outdoor entertaining area.
The innovative solution was for a large retractable ceiling that maximized the flexibility of this space for the owner.MORE INFO
With a policy of continuous improvement the Cardinia Club sought to attract a wider range of patrons by an attractive offer.
The first stage of development was a sports bar with four distinct occupancy zones accessible to a wider mix of patrons.
Tabcorp executives say this has delivered the highest growth rate of any wagering venue in Australia.
The ongoing development under the Master Plan envisag..MORE INFO
More than decade ago Bate Design prepared a Master Plan for Moe Racecourse.
The objective was to give the Club a clear sense of direction towards becoming one of the principal regional racecourses in Victoria.
Subsequently a number of the stages have been implemented including the refurbishment of the 200 seat bistro, sports bar and bistro.
The marquee lawns and a multi-purpose function centre have..MORE INFO
Morwell RSL Club
Bate Design has been involved in the staged development of the Club for over fifteen years.
Our input has been about building pride in place, a classical and energetic series of spaces together with a circulation plan that enables an easy flow between a hierarchy of areas.
Part of the Clubâ€™s success has come from building a strong relationship with local builder Brett Smart.
At each stage th..MORE INFO
Deer Park Club
This club was defined as a tired but much loved venue but in long need of a makeover.
A new faÃ§ade was created to add visibility and kerbside appeal along the major arterial Ballarat Road, with the interior spaces opened up to increase the size and spaciousness of the cafÃ©, bar and bistro.
The club gained an immediate increase in members with a dramatic rise in bistro revenue and in sales across..MORE INFO
After a fall off in patronage a renovation of the Clubâ€™s interior breathed new life into what previously was one of Melbourneâ€™s busiest Clubs.
With a classic and inspirational design the new aspirational demographic in the local area, together with the traditional blue-collar membership re-engaged with the Club.
The interior was opened up to allow more natural light while a new central b..MORE INFO
Following a successful submission on the master planning of this site, Bate Design is now working on the conceptual phases to develop the old Kyneton Hospital site.
This development is planned to provide 60 unit lifestyle apartments, refurbishment of the original hospital building with club house and residential units, incorporating the latest in best practice â€˜green technologyâ€™.
Our scop..MORE INFO
Box Hill Golf Club
The Box Hill Golf Club appointed Bate Design as architects for the extension and refurbishment of its existing gold clubhouse, completed December 2011.
With a brief to attract new, younger members, the new facility is to also be aspirational to its existing members.
The extension involved extending the gaming room, members bars and lounges, with the interior concept a joint venture with the Bate team ..MORE INFO
Mulgrave Country Club
Celebrating its 50th Anniversary, the Mulgrave Country Club is currently undergoing a major redevelopment and refurbishment which will offer extended facilities for its sporting club affiliates, and increase function areas.
A new sports building, housing underground car parking, 2 squash courts, change and steam rooms, upstairs club and gym rooms, and bowls meeting room and viewing gallery will make this..MORE INFO
The Hoppers Club
The Hoppers Club is a â€˜not for profitâ€™ organization that caters to many of the local sporting groups within the community. The drive to increase patron numbers and improve facilities to itsâ€™ sporting clubs is the impetus behind this 2 stage building redevelopment.
Stage 1 of this refurbishment project for The Hoppers Club involves extending the gaming room, dining room and bars, and ..MORE INFO
Amstel Golf Club
Bate Design prepared a masterplan for the Amstel Golf Club on the opportunities available to increase traffic flow and revenue to the club.
Enhancing the member experience, improving circulation, and clarifying the offers for each customer group were the key points presented to the Club.
The concept relied predominantly on an improved wayfinding and signage programme throughout the venue, and updated ..MORE INFO
Tavern bars to High end accommodation. We bring long experience and industry understanding..More Info
From large patron hospitality areas to detailed back of house race day administration, we ..More Info
Key area of expertise. We are involved with the transformation of the Club industry to bet..More Info
Design for evolving lifestyle and technology opportunities to provide an added dimension t..More Info
With advances in technology we are moving ahead with new and dynamic concepts for resident..More Info