George Argyrou

Hickory Group, Director | Melbourne, Australia

George Argyrou and his brother Michael founded Hickory Group in Melbourne in 1991, which has become one of the world leaders in innovative construction practices, particularly in the area of prefabrication for high-rise tower projects.

From Sync bathrooms pods to the Hickory Building Systems (HBS) construction method, George has led the creation of a new construction methodology that is setting new standards in construction speed, safety, sustainability and architectural flexibility.

George is a champion of innovation; focused on sourcing the newest materials and methods from around the world and establishing Hickory’s own prefabricated building systems.


Annual Conference, Presenter (Australia 2017)


02 November 2018

This presentation examined an innovative construction method to deliver tall buildings in a more sustainable and energy efficient manner. Utilizing a flexible, "best for project"...


31 May 2018

The 133-meter, 44-level La Trobe Tower apartment building has used an innovative new prefabricated construction method in order to become Australia’s tallest prefabricated building. Delivered...


03 November 2017

Glen Pederick, Associate Director, Waterman Group, chairs the question and answer session with George Argyrou, Director, Hickory Group; Richard Salter, Structures Leader, Victoria and South...