Distinguished for work that combines design excellence with long term value, the firm was established by Leo Campbell and Desley Luscombe in 1977. The firm’s emphasis on design is reflected in the number of repeat clients and the array of significant awards, publications and exhibits received over many years. Campbell Luscombe Architects offers comprehensive design services in Architecture, Urban and Interior Design of residential, educational, community and aged care and seniors housing projects.
Leo Campbell is currently a globally recognised architect in the field of seniors housing and aged care. Professor Desley Luscombe, now a senior academic, is a Professor of Architecture and the Dean of the Faculty of Design, Architecture & Building at the University of Technology, Sydney. Professor Luscombe continues her involment with the practice as a consultant.
The experience gained over 36 years, of successfully completing major new projects and refurbishment work, coupled with our awarded design skills, gives Campbell Luscombe Architects a considerable advantage in offering our clients successfully resolved projects that exhibit vitality, identity and economic viability.
The practice has a broad client base encompassing private and commercial clients, including three of Sydney’s universities, the NSW Department of Public Works, the NSW Attorney General’s and State Housing Departments and some of Australia’s major seniors and aged care providers, including UnitingCare Ageing, Catholic Healthcare Ltd, RSL Lifecare, Waterbrook Lifestyle Resorts and the Illawarra Retirement Trust.
Campbell Luscombe Architects provide a management structure which ensures that the director responsible for a particular project remains involved with the client throughout the entire process, from brief formulation to final construction. We encourage our clients to take an active role with the design team and we have developed a mature and experienced working approach that encourages communication and participation. The practice utilises the very best technical expertise including the latest BIM technology, coupled with a dedication and commitment to client service.
We believe that real innovation emerges from the creative response to the unique nature and requirements of each project. Campbell Luscombe Architects are recognised for their dedication to the design and creation of architectural solutions that are appropriate to our client’s aspirations, that are original and distinctive.