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Our group’s collective strength sparks the creativity necessary to design unique destinations and guest experiences that differentiate the journey, the ease of amenity and the sense of place.

From luxury resorts to boutique accommodation, our architecture and interior design teams have designed hotels for the world’s largest hotel chains.

Our work with major operators, investors and developers brings an expertise in efficiencies, economies and functional relationships that ensure successful developments—resulting in compelling and memorable destinations.

With a design aligned with your brand and narrative, you have the power to create an unmatched visitor experience.

Work

  • Architecture
  • Interior Design
  • Melbourne

Dandenong Holiday Inn

  • Architecture
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Interior Design
  • Sydney

Moxy Sydney Airport Hotel

The benchmark for design and integrated delivery with a unique offering in this competitive space.

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  • Architecture
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Ho Chi Minh

Marriot Hotel and Centara

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  • Architecture
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Interior Design
  • Ho Chi Minh

IXORA 2

  • Architecture
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Interior Design
  • Ho Chi Minh

B12

Intricately weaving two brands together

  • Architecture

Fiji Hilton

Set in a lush garden and water court landscape.

  • Architecture
  • Interior Design
  • Brisbane

Southport Sharks

A striking entry statement for both Club and Hotel.

  • Architecture
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Ho Chi Minh

Anh Binh Hotel

Discovering a destination right on your doorstep.

  • Architecture
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Interior Design
  • Ho Chi Minh

Dragon Do Son

Enhancing site by emulating it.

  • Architecture
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Sydney

Wylde Mountain Bike Park

Explorers come in all sizes.

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  • Architecture
  • Ho Chi Minh

Scenia Bay Nha Trang

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  • Architecture
  • Ho Chi Minh

Mercure Phu Yen

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  • Architecture
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Interior Design
  • Ho Chi Minh

Marriott Courtyard Hon Tam

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  • Architecture
  • Ho Chi Minh

Marriott Hoi An

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  • Architecture
  • Ho Chi Minh

Hanoi An Binh – Hotel Geleximco

People

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  • Director

Lisa-Maree Carrigan

Lisa-Maree, a Director and a multi-award-winning architect, is a design and thought leader with a global perspective. Her extensive industry knowledge from working in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, and Australia underpins her purposeful, visionary design excellence. This is further bolstered by her commercial understanding, strategic direction, and respected industry leadership in city-shaping precinct-scale design.

  • Director

John Holland

As a Director and landscape architect, John oversees our Landscape Architecture business, managing the team, design, and project delivery. He has extensive experience in a wide range of sectors and at various scales, gained over many years of multi-disciplinary work in Australia, the UK, and Southeast Asia, which informs his leadership. John also leads our Cities and Places sector team, focusing on projects such as Master Planned Communities, Public Domain, and Recreation, many of which have received awards and industry recognition for their innovative design and positive community impact.

  • Director

Nancy Piazzolla

As the Director of People, Culture, and Practice, Nancy oversees our finance, IT, HR, and other operational departments. She is focused on driving continuous improvement and strategic innovation to ensure the smooth operation of the practice.

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  • Principal
  • Melbourne

Emily Gilfillan

Emily is a Principal, architect and our Melbourne studio lead.

James du Plessis
  • Principal
  • Brisbane

James du Plessis

James is a Principal, award-winning architect and Brisbane studio lead.  His extensive global and local experience includes education, commercial, workplace, cultural, high-end retail and single-residential projects.He is an active member of the UQ School of Architecture, Design and Planning’s Industry Advisory Board.

  • Associate Director
  • Melbourne

Simone Carter

Simone is an Associate Director leading our Melbourne Interior Design team. Her national and international experience covers various sectors, including hospitality, luxury residential, commercial/workplace and health. Notable projects she has led include redesigning a luxury hotel in Melbourne and the interior design of a high-end residential complex in Dubai.   

  • General Director
  • Ho Chi Minh

Thien Duong

Thien is a Principal and General Director leading our Vietnam studio. Thien is one of the few internationally Chartered Architects in Vietnam today. He has extensive experience working on large-scale projects worldwide, including the UK, Norway, Canada, Bermuda, Africa, Dubai, and Australia. In Vietnam, he is registered as a Class 1 Architect and master planner and sits on the Vietnam Green Building Council Board of Directors.

  • Associate Director

Rajat Khanna

As an Associate Director and architect, Rajat has led the successful delivery of numerous complex projects, focusing on education and social infrastructure for public clients. Rajat has extensive experience on small to large projects in Australia and overseas, including the USA and India.

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  • Associate Director

Jessica Margiotta

As an Associate Director, Jessica is an interior designer dedicated to designing and delivering creative spaces that elevate cultural and brand experiences for her clients. Jessica consistently delivers dynamic,  impactful, inspiring environments, showcasing her unwavering dedication to excellence and client success.

  • Associate Director

Lachlan McCallum

Lachlan is an accomplished Associate Director with extensive experience designing and delivering diverse projects, including multi-residential, commercial, retail, educational and mixed-use developments. He is a team leader with a passion for projects in the education sector.  

  • Associate Director

Noura Thaha

Noura is an Associate Director and architect who has worked across various sectors, including residential, government, infrastructure developments, and education. She is well-versed in providing development advice and navigating complex statutory regulations to provide comprehensive solutions.

  • Associate

Graeme McKinnell

Graeme, an Associate Architect, brings a wealth of experience from Australia, the UK, and international projects. His portfolio spans commercial, residential, mixed-use, civic, education, and transportation sectors. He manages and coordinates design teams on high-profile projects and detailed design phases.

  • Associate

Giuseppe Mangini

Giuseppe is an Associate architect with expertise in diverse projects, including multi-unit residential apartments, hotels, schools, industrial warehouses, and commercial and retail buildings.

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  • Associate

Erik Enstrom

Erik is an associate interior designer with a background in architecture and drafting. His passion for interiors has informed his technical knowledge of commercial and tech workplaces, mixed-use, hospitality, and retail fit-outs.

Monika Jadhav
  • Associate

Monica Jadhav

Monica is an Associate architect with experience across several project scales and typologies, particularly in the institutional, educational, and commercial sectors.

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  • Associate Director

Sam Tran

Sam, as Associate Director, brings a unique perspective to our team. As a registered architect in Australia and Vietnam, his understanding of local context and international architectural standards enriches his contributions to the global architectural landscape.

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  • Associate

Martin Nguyen

Martin is an Associate in our Vietnam studio and contributes his talent and experience in landscape design. He leads the documentation team on collaborative landscape projects with our Australian counterparts.

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  • Associate

Kha Nguyen

Kha is an Associate architect experienced in various projects, including healthcare facilities, mixed-use development, commercial buildings, and hospitality. He has a deep understanding of both international and local codes. He is also a specialist in healthcare design and has exceptional medical planning skills.

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  • Associate

Ngan Nguyen

Ngan is an associate and a highly experienced interior designer at our Vietnam studio. Her specialities include hospitality, resort, commercial, […]

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  • Associate

Bert Duong

With many years of experience in the Asian and Australian built environment, Bert has acquired extensive experience in achievable project […]

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  • Associate

Adam Croft

Adam is an Associate and a highly skilled interior design architect. His career spans continents, allowing him to work on diverse projects across Europe, the Middle East, Vietnam, and Australia. This global exposure has shaped his design sensibilities, fostering an open-minded and culturally sensitive approach to each project.

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  • Manager

Alex Vo

Alex is a professional Architect who is good at Technical detail. He graduated from the Yersin University of Architecture department, […]