Principal and Design Director
BSc (Australian Environmental Studies,Griffith University), BArch (QIT), FRAIA
Robert’s early studies in Environmental Science provided direction for an architectural consideration of buildings as contextual elements which integrate external and internal environments. Robert’s work priorities the development of design strategies that maximise the efficient use of resources within the framework of efficient climatic response to the design brief. Robert’s interests extend to the comparative effect of materials selection, construction technologies and design technologies on a building environment, maintenance and the economies. Robert has experience across a range of differing scales and types of buildings, construction and procurement methods. Robert is continuing involvement in architectural education by participating in the AIA student mentor scheme and teaching at the architecture school at the University of Queensland.
Interior Design Director
BArch (QIT), FRAIA
As Practice Manager and Interior Design Director, Marion takes responsibility for interior design and commercial fitout projects and general management of the practice as well as offering specialist design expertise. With an architectural and interior design background, Marion’s design work prioritises the integration of internal and external spaces with emphasis on pragmatic space planning, materials, finishes and climatic and contextual responses to the user requirements. Marion is a regular examiner and advisor for the Queensland Board of Architects and has participated in the National and State review panels for accreditation of schools of architecture.