Bernard Rush

Dip Arch ARAIA
Director

Bernard Rush is a founding director of Macksey Rush Architects Pty. Ltd, which was formed in 1981 with business partner Tony Macksey.  Bernard has been practicing architecture for more than 30 years and has subsequently completed a wide range of projects in Brisbane, Gold Coast, Mackay, Townsville and Cairns. Bernard’s aptitude and architectural integrity is reflected in the diversity of his portfolio, ranging from significant ecclesiastical building contributions to a variety of educational, commercial, health, residential, mixed-use and industrial projects.  The attention to detail evident in many of the projects under Bernard’s control is reflective of his involvement throughout the design phase and project co-ordination. 

Bernard has a proven track record in project delivery and through the articulation of design.  In line with Macksey Rush’s practice policy he adopts an extensive hands-on approach enabling his level of experience to benefit each project and provide clients with the highest level of personal and professional service.


BRIEF PROJECT EXPERIENCE

education

ST. AUGUSTINE’S COLLEGE, SPRINGFIELD
Masterplan, Stages 1-7; The Augustine’s Centre (BER Project)
MATER DEI PRIMARY SCHOOL, BRISBANE
Mackillop Centre,  GLA Building (BER Project)
CUPANIA STATE PRIMARY SCHOOL, CUPANIA

Masterplan, Stages 1 - 3.
CHRIST THE KING PRIMARY SCHOOL, DECEPTION BAY
Masterplan, Stages 1-3; Christ the King Hall, Administration Building & Resource Centre (BER Project)
ST IGNATIUS PRIMARY SCHOOL, BRISBANE
Manresa Enrichment Centre (BER Project)

ecclesiastical & civic

CHAPEL OF THE HOLY FAMILY, GREGORY TERRACE, BRISBANE
MATTHEW FLINDERS GALLERY & ARTS CENTRE, BRIBIE ISLAND
BRIBIE ISLAND LIBRARY, BRIBIE ISLAND

NGTANA-LUI ABORIGINAL & TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER RESEARCH & CULTURAL STUDIES CENTRE, BRISBANE

health

DECEPTION BAY MEDICAL CENTRE, DECEPTION BAY
MILTON MEDICAL CENTRE, BRISBANE

government

METEOROLOGICAL BUREAU, BRISBANE AIRPORT
AUSTRALIA POST TRANS SHIPPING CENTRE, BRISBANE
REGIONAL DOMESTIC TERMINAL, BRISBANE

residential, tourism & hospitality

AMA COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL UNIT DEVELOPMENT, BRISBANE

TINBILLY BACKPACKER ACCOMMODATION & BAR, BRISBANE

TOWNSVILLE REEF INTERNATIONAL MOTEL, TOWNSVILLE
 
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