How do you want to be remembered?


That you made a buck or made a difference?

STUART Gordon HORNERY 1939-2012

Our founding Chairman, the late Stuart Hornery AO, had an unwavering commitment to creating a more equitable society. He understood that he was part of an industry that shaped the way people live, learn, work and play and he believed it was his duty to create extraordinary places that changed people’s lives.

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Our unwavering values

Stuart’s modus operandi was to approach all challenges with optimism, engage with and listen to the needs of people and dare to do what has never been done before. This ethos remains central to THI and guides everything we do.

Great places are a right not a privilege

They are an essential component of everyday life and everyone deserves to have access to great places to live, learn, work and play

Every place can be extraordinary

Every place, no matter its size, scale or story, can be great

Listen to the wisdom of the crowds

Great places start with understanding the needs of its end users and listening to their aspirations for the future

Seek solutions that are of value to everyone

Finding solutions that have enduring outcomes; measuring success by both the relationships and outcomes created

See challenges as exciting

We embrace the complexity of today’s urban challenges by pushing boundaries, challenging conventional wisdom and striving for excellence

Be uncompromising

We ground our work in a deep understanding of the place story and give our advice without fear or favour