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JAWS Architects in association with Hansen Partnership were engaged to provide new, flexible amenities for the local community of Croydon.

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Our Three Capes Track project has been featured in the latest issue of Sanctuary Magazine.

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Our Pumphouse Point Retreat project has been featured in the latest architectural product news for its sustainable use of Tasmanian Oak Timber.

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Meet the 2020 Tasmanian Architecture Awards Jury!

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JAWS Architects was engaged by Kingborough Council to prepare a Master Plan to guide redevelopment of a site adjacent to the beach, containing a decrepit toilet block which needed replacing.

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The external facade of our Movenpick Hotel is almost complete!

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More progress shots of the Nicholas Drive Residence.

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Great to see our Pumphouse Point Retreat & Shorehouse Addition projects featured by Hunting for George.

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JAWS Director, Neal Mackintosh is one of a small group of around 20 cyclists participating in the inaugural Fairbrother Devonport – Hobart Charity Ride on February 15-16th 2019.

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Wishing you a happy Christmas and a safe New Year from the team at JAWS ARCHITECTS.

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JAWS Interiors worked closely with Rosevear Stephenson Architects to develop interior concepts for a group of apartments on Quayle Street in Sandy Bay.

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This Friday the 29th of November is the opening night of the Barry McNeill Student Prize Exhibition.

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Some internal shots of the recently completed, Salvation Army, Glenorchy Core.

2019 Open House Hobart JAWS Architects

The 2019 Open House Hobart is this weekend (9-10th of November)..

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Images of the Stringybark Residence are now up!

Nicholas drive house progress update

The exterior is starting to take shape at the Nicholas Drive House.

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The Nicholas Drive House is another residential project currently under construction.

The top level has now been completed on our Hotel in Elizabeth Street, making it the tallest commercial building in the Hobart CBD.

Behind the scenes at the Stringybark Residence yesterday!

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Bay Vue Apartments, Sandy Bay.

Recently completed, The Bay Vue Apartment development in suburban Hobart comprises 14 apartments of varying size and orientation.

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Now completed, the New Town Road Apartments feature 16 new apartments!

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The official opening of The Salvation Army – Glenorchy core was held on Sunday with a fantastic turn out!

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Meet the past & present Interior Designers of JAWS Interiors!

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The Bay Vue Apartments are now complete!

Legislative Council Chamber jaws architects interior design

JAWS Interiors were engaged to provide new joinery items for the Legislative Council Chamber. These were fitted and finalised in July this year, before the sitting of the new Council.

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Burnie Surf Life Saving Club Redevelopment is now complete!

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Nestled in the centre of the renowned Nant Estate in Tasmania’s Central Highlands, Australia’s oldest water-powered mill still operates, re-purposed to assist in the production of premium whisky.

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The design of this house was a close collaboration between architect and client, a talented builder who was up to the challenge of building his own home on a steep and narrow block with expansive views over Hobart.

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JAWS’ Bay Vue Apartments are nearing completion!

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Meet the Past & Present Directors of JAWS!

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Last month JAWS Architects & guests came together to celebrate the retirement of David Button

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Featured in the Mercury last week, JAWS proposal for the Civic Square site proposes a dynamic waterfront development which aligns with Hobart’s vision of connecting nature, history, culture and business in the heart of the city.

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Last night JAWS Architects & guests celebrated the career and retirement of David Button

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Featured in today's Mercury, 'Spirit Place' is a dynamic waterfront development which aligns with Hobart’s vision of connecting nature, history, culture and business to each other in the heart of the city.

Tasmanian Architecture Awards 2019 Exhibition

The Tasmanian Architecture Awards 2019 exhibition is now open!

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We recently had the pleasure of getting this residential project photographed by Adam Gibson.

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JAWSArchitects were commissioned to assist with the design of new joinery, furniture and lighting for Hobart’s historic Legislative Council Chamber which was finalised last week, before the sitting of the new Council.

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More progress shots of the Stringybark House.

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Albuera Street Apartments by JAWSArchitects featured in the Mercury.

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Here is a sneak peek of our joint involvement with IDW Architecture & Interiors for a new and exciting Modernisation project at Macquarie Island.

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Kurrewa House, Bellerive TAS.

2019 Tasmanian Architecture Awards Jury

Introducing you to the 2019 Tasmanian Architecture Awards Jury

 Fairbrother Devonport Hobart Charity Ride JAWSArchitects

JAWS Director, Neal Mackintosh is one of a small group of around 20 cyclists participating in the inaugural Fairbrother Devonport – Hobart Charity Ride on February 15-16th 2019.

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More progress shots of the Stringybark House, Hobart.

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This Residential project is currently under construction with an estimated completion date of early 2019.

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Introducing a newly completed multi-residential project... The Sandy Bay Road Apartments.

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JAWS Architects would like to welcome Will Harkness into the JAWS team!

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The Retreat & Shorehouse Addition have been featured in the latest ArchitectureAU​ newsletter as a part of the Tasmanian Timber Campaign.

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The Retreat at Pumphouse Point has been featured on Open Journal.

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JAWS Architects have two projects shortlisted in the 2018 Eat Drink Design Awards.

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Episode 4; Ultimate Architectural Statement VIC/ TAS


JAWSArchitects’ Retreat project at Pumphouse Point has been named as a finalist in the 19th Australian Timber Design Awards!

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JAWS featured on yesterday’s episode of Australia by Design!

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This year JAWS' Director, Scott Verdouw joined a panel of luminaries and shared his own stories of business evolution, triumphs & challenges.

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Images from our JAWS Interiors Launch have now been uploaded.

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Don’t forget to place your vote in this year’s People’s Choice Prize for the 2018 Tasmanian Architecture Awards!

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Thank you to everyone that came to celebrate the launch of The JAWS Interiors last night!

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We are proud to announce that our Shorehouse Addition at Pumphouse Point received a Commendation for Commercial Architecture at the 2018 Tasmanian Architecture Awards last weekend.

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Have your say in this year’s People’s Choice Prize and vote for your favourite entrant in the 2018 Tasmanian Architecture Awards.

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Don't miss tonight's opening of the 2018 Tasmanian Architecture Awards Exhibition in Hobart

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JAWSArchitects are one of six Tasmanian firms shortlisted in the National Houses magazine​ awards for their Minallo Residence.

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Come along and visit us at the Tasmanian Timber Re-imagined session at Denfair today!

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Voting for the People's Choice Prize in the 2018 Tasmanian Architecture Awards is now open!

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Introducing a new residential project starting to take shape... The Stringybark House is now under construction!

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JAWS Interiors had the honour of bringing home the “Best of State” Award for Tasmania’s Commercial Interior Design at the 2018 Australian Interior Design Awards Night.

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Congratulations to Gordon River Cruises and the RACT team for the launch of their new Gordon River Cruises vessel, “Spirit of the Wild”.

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Here’s a sneak peek at some behind the scenes footage we did at Pumphouse Point last week...

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We are thrilled to announce that our Three Capes Track & Cabins project has won the 2018 Property Council Innovation & Excellence Award for Tasmanian Development of the Year!

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Over the weekend we were lucky enough to show the Institute of Architects Tasmanian Chapter jury around three of our projects shortlisted in the 2018 Tasmanian Architecture Awards.

Strahan Cruise Terminal JAWS Architects

Our Strahan Cruise Terminal Redevelopment is now open for business!

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Our Minallo Residence has just been shortlisted in the 2018 Houses Awards. Category: House Alteration & Addition over 200sqm.

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You’ve seen the finished product – now we’ll show you how it all works!

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Another fantastic article featuring our Retreat at Pumphouse Point!

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We are very excited to announce that we have been shortlisted in the 2018 Tasmanian Architecture Awards.

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We are very excited to announce that JAWS Interiors have been shortlisted in the 2018 Australian Interior Design Awards!

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JAWS Interiors' undertake projects as independent specialists or we can work within the extended JAWS Architects team for a more holistic design solution.

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NOMAD PODS’ by JAWS and Pod Matrix have just been launched through an initiative by Parks Victoria.

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Here is a sneak peek at a current JAWS modular project starting to take shape...


Thanks @greenmagazine for the feature!


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We are excited to announce that our re-branded JAWS Interiors will be launching soon!


When women support each other, incredible things happen.

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Our Three Capes Track is featured in the latest issue of Landscape Australia!

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We're excited to share our recently completed Dennes Point Shack with you!

Oakdale Industries specialise in Tasmanian timbers.

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We are excited to announce our Three Capes Track project has just been announced as a finalist in the Property Council 2018 Innovation & Excellence Awards for best Tourism and Leisure development.

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JAWS Interiors latest restaurant fit-out in collaboration with Rosevear Stephenson Architects is now open!

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We’re kicking off the new year with some exciting new projects..

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New images have now been released of our work at Pumphouse Point for both the Shorehouse Addition and Guest Retreat

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Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year from the team at JAWS!

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Here is a glimpse at our latest interior project in the JAWS office...

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Our Three Capes project is featured on the cover of the latest Timber Trader Magazine!

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JAWS Architects were invited to be a keynote speaker on ‘Tourism Architecture in Unique Places’ at the recent Global Eco Asia-Pacific Tourism Conference held in Adelaide.

For those of you that missed JAWS' feature on Australia by Design last week, here is the link!

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Our recent work at Pumphouse Point including the Shorehouse Addition and Guest Retreat are now complete with advanced bookings available!

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JAWS’ Interior Designer, Laura recently attended the design made expo in Sydney.

Rebecca Fullerton JAWS architects staff

Rebecca has significant experience working as an architect within Education, Hotel, Civic, Residential and Workplace sectors in both Australia and London.

JAWS Architects are opening their doors this weekend!

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We are excited to share our Pumphouse Point Retreat is featured in The Mercury’s tasweekend.

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JAWS Director, Scott Verdouw was selected as one of four to sit on the judging panel for this years Timber Design Awards.


Our Three Capes Track project has made it to the final ‘BEST OF THE BEST’ episode on Australia by Design.


JAWSArchitects are proud to announce their Three Capes Track Project is featured on an episode of Australia by Design.


Bree joined JAWS Architects in 2017 after returning to Hobart from living interstate where she completed an Honors degree in Interior Design. She brings impressive and extensive qualifications in Project Management and Environmental Design to JAWS .


The Jaws Architects Minallo Residence has received a commendation in the 2017 Tasmanian Architecture Awards Residential Architecture – Houses (Alterations & Additions) category.


JAWS Architects Nick Terry discusses being a young architect living and working in Tasmania.


Laura is an award winning Interior Designer having previously worked in a series of leading architectural firms’ throughout Australia and overseas.

Laura’s personality, unique skills and creativity are sure to enrich the Jaws office and our Architecture.

In addition to winning the 2016 Gustav Award at the Tasmanian Tourism Awards, the Three Capes Track has gone one further – winning GOLD at the 2016 Australian Tourism Awards!

An exciting announcement for Hobart’s accommodation sector today with the International Hotel brand Hyatt announced as the operator for Jaws Architects‘ newest hotel development.


Tim has recently graduated from the University of Tasmanias' School of Architecture and Design and is interested in all aspect of design, especially building technologies.

Jaws Architects have launched our new website!

The annual Tasmanian Architecture Awards recognise the finest accomplishments of Tasmanian architects. This year, the Three Capes Track Cabins by Jaws Architects has been recognised with an Award for Commercial Architecture.

The 2016 Australian Timber Design Award Grand Prix was awarded to Jaws Architects for the Three Capes Track Cabins! The Three Capes Track Cabins also won the Multi-Residential Catergory Award.



Jaws Architects Director Scott Verdouw is interviewed by about how and why Timber is making a resurgence in Modern Architecture.