On top of a string of noteworthy leadership changes, the month of July also saw instances of previously-separate architectural practices joining forces to re-invent themselves. All your On the Move news is here.
Trapp Architects, a multi-disciplinary Brisbane-based practice, has joined the
“Given our experience working with Trapp, we are confident that Di and the Trapp team are a great cultural fit for DesignInc – both in the sectors that we work in and how we work with our clients,” the board said in a statement.
Liam Higginbotham, an interior designer with a history of success across the workplace, retail, aviation, education and hospitality sectors, has been appointed Principal of
In addition to Higginbotham’s promotion, the group has also appointed four new associates – Izabella McFadden, Jai Negi, Neda Sabet and Pooja Arora; along with two new Senior Interior Designers – Grace Davidson and Jordan Ottley.
Jeff Morgan brings his 20 years of international and local experience across institutional, commercial, retail, serviced apartment and residential projects to the top job in Sydney.
Morag Lee, an architect who has clocked up 30 years’ experience in the healthcare, will lead the Perth studio.
And Stephen Watson brings his 15 years’ experience leading and delivering complex design projects in the health sector to the Brisbane studio.
Kane Murray, whose experience includes drafting work in North Queensland and the UK, joins the Brisbane practice as a Technical Detailer; Lily Pepper comes on board as an architectural graduate; and Chris McCormack joins as architectural student.
Left to right, Victoria Cybulski and Jelena Alavanja of Studio Kate.
Studio Kate by Kate Nixon
Victoria Cybulski, a former Senior Designer at Hare + Klein has been named Head of Design at interior design practice,
In addition, the practice has also welcomed Jelena Alavanja, who holds a Bachelor of Design in Architecture and a Master of Architecture and Diploma of Interior Design, to the role of Designer.
Elan has been with the practice for nine years and has contributed to projects in the education, cultural, heritage and commercial sectors; while Jonathan, who has also spent nine years at m3architecture, has a track record of success in the education sector.
Melbourne-based architecture, urban design and interiors practice,
According to the practice, the two appointees represent the next generation of MGS leadership. They each bring accomplishments in design and agenda-led architecture and urbanism to the executive team.
PMDL McGlashan Everist
PMDL and McGlashan Everist have joined forces to create a strong new presence in Australia and Asia, to be known as
Combined, the new entity now boasts more than 70 team members, along with design studios in Melbourne, Geelong, Sydney, Hong Kong and Macau, all of which are able to deliver specialised architecture and interior design services.
An integral part of the architectural firm for more than a decade, Jackie brings with her specialised and strategic expertise that will ensure people and culture remain one of its core pillars. Or as she put it: “As Principal, I’m committed to ensuring that the firm maintains a culture of inclusiveness and has established frameworks in place to do so.”
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