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Carinity – Fairfield Grange

By Penny Bellas | February 4, 2021
Fairfield Grange

Carinity – Fairfield Grange Merrin and Cranston Architects have a long and successful history of delivering projects in regional areas across Queensland and New South Wales. On a recent visit to Townsville, associate Dylan Crowther stopped by at one of our projects completed in 2016 for Carinity, Fairfield Grange. It is great to see one…

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Merrin & Cranston are turning 50!

By Penny Bellas | December 2, 2020
Merrin & Cranston are turning 50

Merrin & Cranston are turning 50! Les Merrin and Don Cranston first partnered in 1970 and what a journey it has been! Thank you to all past and present clients, industry colleagues, staff and directors, and of course Les and Don for kicking it all off. We look forward to seeing the next 50 years…

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Fassifern Interactive Virtual Tour

By Penny Bellas | October 7, 2020

Merrin & Cranston Architects are pleased to have worked with Churches of Christ in the development of the Fassifern Aged Care Service at Boonah, Queensland. An Interactive Virtual Tour of the site has been developed which showcases the design and layout of the project and allows you to walk through the site. Please visit the…

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Integrated Health Centre Chermside

By Penny Bellas | August 12, 2020
Integrated Health Centre Chermside

Integrated Health Centre Chermside Merrin & Cranston Architects are pleased to have been working with Cornerstone Group for the Integrated Health Centre at Chermside. This centre is conveniently located in the heart of north Brisbane business district and is specifically designed to facilitate collaborative patient centred care in high-end medical suites and private day surgeries,…

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Little Mountain Campus

By Penny Bellas | February 7, 2020
Churches of Christ Little Mountain

Churches of Christ in Queensland – Little Mountain Aged Care Service Merrin & Cranston are pleased to be part of the team delivering three new integrated communities for Churches of Christ in Queensland. The second development at Little Mountain on the Sunshine Coast, has been operational for 12 months. It is a 96-bed residential care…

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Alondra Residences Nundah

By Penny Bellas | December 11, 2019

Merrin & Cranston are pleased to have been part of the team in delivering the Alondra Residences at Nundah for Lutheran Services. Designed by BVN, the development includes central planter gardens and a water feature, outdoor BBQ and dining area, communal Library, ground floor café with mobile scooter access, parking and charge points. Merrin &…

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Churches of Christ – Boonah

By Penny Bellas | November 20, 2019

Churches of Christ in Queensland – Boonah Our latest project under construction is a 64 Bed Aged Care Facility in Boonah, Queensland, for Churches of Christ in Queensland. The roof is now on and works are progressing well with completion due in the first half of 2020. For more about this project visit Churches of…

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Merrin & Cranston Architects Announcement – Dwayne Nielsen Departure

By Penny Bellas | September 4, 2019
Dwayne Nielsen

Merrin & Cranston Architects Announcement – Dwayne Nielsen Departure You may or may not be aware that our longest serving director and employee Dwayne Nielsen has had some health challenges over a number of years…and the time has arrived where he has called it a day, hanging up the boots, retiring to the M&C hall…

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Fassifern Aged Care Service Development

By Penny Bellas | May 27, 2019

Churches of Christ Fassifern Aged Care Service Development – Boonah Campus Merrin and Cranston are pleased to be working with Churches of Christ again on their new Fassifern Aged Care Service development. It will be co-located within the Boonah Campus retirement village and existing residential aged care services. It comprises a 64-bed residential aged care…

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Virtual Dementia Tour

By Penny Bellas | March 27, 2019
Virtual Dementia Tour

Virtual Dementia Tour The entire Merrin and Cranston Architects family had a reality check just recently. We engaged with the “Virtual Dementia Tour” as presented by The Churches of Christ in Queensland. This process attempts to give each individual the ability to experience life for a very short time, just as someone who lives with…

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