Barry Rush & Associates Pty Ltd is a small creative architectural practice which began in Balmain in 1974.

The practice offers specialist architectural services to clients in Australia and South East Asia.

All clients receive a professional and careful attention to their project requirements.

From initial contact through to the design and construction phase, final handover, and defects period BR& P/L provide well considered advice and expertise.

The practise strives to provide smart, innovative and cost effective solutions where appropriate and is committed to the success of the whole project, making sure it is the best solution for the client and the environment.

Clients include private individuals creating their first small scale dwelling or extension, to established development companies creating larger scale urban projects.  Public authorities have commissioned the practice to provide special purpose educational, housing and commercial developments.

A number of projects have received awards for design excellence.

Barry Rush & Associates Pty Ltd offers a full range of architectural services including:

  • Feasibility services, financial and spatial
  • Site analysis and planning assessment reports
  • Preparing client brief for a project
  • Preliminary design concepts and design development
  • Design and documentation for planning approval
  • Documentation, detail design and specifications for construction and tendering
  • Site attendance and reports during construction phase
  • Quality inspection reports



Project types the firm specialises in:

Residential -

  • New dwellings
  • Multi unit housing
  • Medium density housing     

Commercial -

  • Retail
  • Shops and offices

Educational -

  • Pre-school
  • Kindergarten
  • Primary and tertiary institutions

Industrial and warehouse

Special Needs buildings


Barry Rush & Associates Pty Ltd provide Quality Assurance in accordance with AS/NZS ISO 9001.2008