Vale Kal Fleischer

It is with great sadness that we said farewell our dear friend and colleague Kalvin Fleischer in Dec 2023.

We are truly grateful for the kind, calming presence and the vast knowledge and experience Kal shared with the many clients, builders, consultants and those he worked alongside.

Kal started at Slap as a teenager in 1989, and apart from a short break in the early days caused by an economic downturn, he worked here ever since spaning a 30+ year career at Slap. The respect he gained from people in the building industry was enormous. It was his sense of fairness, not softness that stood him in high regard. He knew his stuff, he was practical and didn’t overlook details that were poorly executed, but he was always fair minded and was solutions focused. More than that,
he was Slap’s moral compass, and was the calming influence maintaining a steady ship.

We miss him dearly.

Our deepest condolences go out to Kals family and loved ones during this sad time.

Canal House Coming Soon

We are excited to be working on this house located in Paynesville on the canals. As part of our service to our clients, we try to give them give a good idea of what the final product will be. We have been using some new visualisation software and have produced this video as well as some still images. It can help give a better understanding of the volumes as well as the feel of the design.

Nagle College Salesian Technology Precinct Walkthrough

A video walkthrough of the recently completed Nagle College Salesian Technology Centre. For more detail, check out the project page:

South Gippsland Hospital nearing completion


Slap Architects are pleased to be a part of the soon to be completed South Gippsland Hospital. The hospital and staff are looking forward to a new state of the art Operating Theatre and are currently using the newly finished Maternity Suite.

Central Gippsland Health New Operating Theatre


If you have been in Sale recently you may have noticed a new addition to the Palmerston Street side of Central Gippsland Hospital. Slap Architects have worked with CADbuild Construction (Formerly CM & HM Banks Builders) on the additon of a new operating theatre adjacent the exsiting theatres. The theatre will provide state of the art facilities as part of their ongoing refurbishments and upgrades. The design of the exterior facade incorporates custom folded steel panels that are designed to provide a modern take on the existing buildings facade. The facade's appearance changes during the day depending on the location of the sun and the shadows it casts.

Gippsland Lakes Community Health Stage 1 Complete

Slap Architects are pleased to announce the completion of stage 1 of the Gippsland Lakes Community Health refurbishment and expansion project on McCulloch street, Bairnsdale. The refurbishment of the existing two storey building has brought it up to a contemporary standard with a full refresh of the exterior and interior utilising the existing shell and core. The staff  now enjoy an up to date office environment with plenty of natural light,  flexible sit-to stand workstations, dedicated meeting rooms and the addition of a lift.

The new extension building links the two existing buildings, allowing an expansion of the existing facilities for client services. Stage 2 will see the completion of these client services areas including a new reception, interview and consulting rooms. Construction by CADbuild Construction (Formerly CM & HM Banks Builders), Systems and loose furniture by MacLeod House.