Robert Goodliffe

Practice Advocate & Mentor

B.Arch (Hons), FRAIA GAICD

“I want this to be a practice that we can genuinely believe in; one that is authentic and that makes decisions with positive outcomes.”

Robert Goodliffe has been a cornerstone of ClarkeHopkinsClarke’s quiet evolution into one of the most diverse and people focused architectural practices in Australia.

Guided by our mission of ‘Creating Vibrant Communities’, he has made significant contributions across the education, aged care, residential and community infrastructure sectors and currently provides oversight of the practice’s aged care portfolio.

It is his work however, in practice management that has helped define the culture, vitality and resilience of ClarkeHopkinsClarke today. He is responsible for strategically managing the growth and operations of the business, his modus operandi is to stay true to our purpose and make decisions based on what feels authentic and ‘right’. During his three decades as Partner, ClarkeHopkinsClarke has grown threefold in size, won over 60 industry awards and now services eight diverse sectors.

A progressive thinker, a constant learner and an ever-active collaborator, Robert seeks out ways our business can make a positive impact through and beyond our project work. Under his leadership, ClarkeHopkinsClarke has been certified as a B Corporation, formalising its commitment and leadership within this ethical business space.

Robert is particularly passionate about supporting the personal and professional development of all team members. Living by example, Robert has recently travelled to Bhutan to study Gross Domestic Happiness, he has ‘Run from Poverty’ to support One Heart Foundation in the care and education of orphaned and abandoned children in Kenya, and he regularly contributes to B Corporation Champions Retreats, to progress this movement’s impact across the Australian and international business community.

Selected Work

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The Bays Aged Care

The Bays will provide a wider range of living choices for individual seniors and couples. It will provide a premium service that does not currently existing in this area, reducing the distance people need to travel for care or allowing them to stay in the same area as part of their community.

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Baptcare Wattlegrove

Baptcare’s integrated living community will deliver a wide range of senior living options for truly transgenerational community.

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Polaris Town Centre

From the outset, the vision for Polaris was to create a vibrant, walkable urban village that challenged the idea of the typical suburban neighbourhood shopping centre.