From contemporary designers to creative masterminds, urban innovators, and artists with a passion for the environment, here are our top 10 favourite architects to follow for Australian style inspiration:
The vision of an architect and a builder, ArchiBlox is a design studio in Victoria founded by Bill McCorkell and Dave Martin. The pair design, construct, and deliver modular homes that are prefabricated, space-efficient, and finished in 12 – 28 weeks!
2. Plus Architecture
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Plus Architecture is an integrated architecture and interior design firm with offices in Melbourne, Brisbane, and Sydney. The team prides themselves on delivering beautiful homes with minimal resources and a high standard of ecological sustainability.
3. Austin Maynard Architects
Founded by Mark Austin and Andrew Maynard in 2007, Austin Maynard is an award-winning architecture firm with a fun and quirky aesthetic. They produce work with a “toy box” approach and are well-known for thinking outside of the norm. In other words, they’re a little avant-garde, and we love it!
4. Walter Brooke
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Walter Brooke is an architecture studio based in Adelaide, SA. With over 40 years of experience, the team at Walter Brooke are renowned for creating refreshing and delightful spaces with “an exploratory spirit”.
5. Bark Design Architects
Located on the stunning Sunshine Coast, Bark Design is an award-winning architecture studio founded by Lindy Atkin and Steve Guthrie. With a focus on sustainable style and eco-friendly design, this eclectic duo are renowned for their natural aesthetic and international influence.
6. Charles Wright Architects
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Established in 2004, Charles Wright Architects is a contemporary architecture firm with offices in Melbourne and Port Douglas. The company have won multiple awards for their work in “Progressive Tropical Architecture” and have been widely published in both national and international publications.
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7. Wolf Architects
Wolf Architects is a contemporary architecture and interior design firm based in Melbourne. With an interest in light, space, and harmonious design, the team at Wolf complete their designs by hand first, offering a bespoke and traditional service which is not as common in today’s digital age.
8. Tzannes Associates
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Tzannes is a Sydney-based design studio that focuses on architecture, urban design, and integrated design. With over three decades of experience in the design industry, the studio’s diverse work has been widely recognised and awarded for innovation and sustainability.
9. Rob Mills
Rob Mills Architects and Interior Designers are one of Australia’s leading design studios. With features in Vogue, Elle, GQ, Financial Review, Belle, and many other well-known publications, Rob Mills have been recognised on an international scale for their ability to create outstanding spaces. We love their Beach House at Lorne!
10. Craig Steere Architects
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Craig Steere Architects was established in 1994 in Perth’s Western Suburbs. The practice is comprised of an award-winning professional team, with collective experience in a wide variety of architectural disciplines and creative passions. We love their clean lines and cubic forms — they nail it every time!