Brunswick, Victoria Architects

A well-chosen architect can design a home that is specifically tailored to your family's lifestyle. Highly competent and professionally-trained designers, many architects in Brunswick, Victoria also use sustainable design principles to maximise the site and materials used, so your home uses less energy and saves you money in the long term. More
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SG2 design is a multidisciplinary practice that specializes in Architecture, design and project management. It's... Read More
Architect in Melbourne, VIC, AU
  • 0408 801 320
  • Melbourne, Victoria, 3054
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  • (03) 9429 2791
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Architect in Northcote, VIC, AU
  • (03) 8797 5446
  • Northcote, Victoria, 3070
Melbourne's Architectural Residential Specialist
We work with homeowners to help create a space that will serve as a platform for the lifestyle they desire. Our...
  • (03) 8566 7791
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Architect in Northcote, VIC, AU
  • (03) 9077 0975
  • Northcote, Victoria, 3070
Creative Architectural Studio | Our Designs Reflect Your Aspirations
We bring a deep curiosity about your life, values and rituals to the table, together with award-winning design...
  • (03) 8568 3636
Architecture has always been part of my life, in one form or another. Growing up on a farm in rural Victoria, I... Read More
Architect in Collingwood, VIC, AU
  • (03) 8797 5340
  • Collingwood, Victoria, 3066
Bespoke Architectural & Interior Design Studio Based in Melbourne
We aspire to express a design that exceeds your requirements and hopes, adding value and a stronger sense of...
  • (03) 9070 5416
Windiate Architects is a dynamic boutique architectural practice established by Gary Windiate in 2008. Hands-on... Read More
Architect in Fairfield, VIC, AU
  • (03) 9071 0516
  • Fairfield, Victoria, 3078
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Rebecca Naughtin Architect has over 15 years experience in residential architecture. Our focus is on providing...
  • (03) 8797 5446
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  • (03) 6165 0853
  • Melbourne, Victoria, 3000
Melbourne's Inspiring Architecture & Interior Design
At NORTHBOURNE, we design + deliver inspiring and functional bespoke homes for people who appreciate the...
  • (03) 8797 5581
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  • (03) 6144 7098
Gardiner Architects is an established practice of four architects and ancillary staff. We have successfully... Read More
Architect in Melbourne, VIC, AU
  • (03) 9486 4092
  • Melbourne, Victoria, 3068
Melbourne's Boutique Architectural Studio - Custom Home Specialists
We understand that today’s space-conscious urban environments call for smart, precise and perceptive...
  • (03) 9071 0516
Melbourne's Innovative & Sustainable Architectural Studio
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Y Architecture is a small boutique practice based in Melbourne, Victoria. The practice specialises in... Read More
Architect in Melbourne, VIC, AU
  • 0403 308 815
  • Melbourne, Victoria, 3011
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  • (03) 9080 2238
Established Architect in Melbourne Specialising in Bespoke New Homes
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  • (03) 8797 5340
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  • (03) 8592 7549
  • South Melbourne, Victoria, 3205
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alsoCAN specialises in contemporary, inner city, unit developments, residential additions, new houses & warehouse...
  • 0413 332 874
Passionate Architectural Firm in Melbourne
We put our client’s ambitions & requirements first. We can tailor our services to explore architectural...
  • (03) 8797 5137
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Architect in North Fitzroy, VIC, AU
  • 0497 020 635
  • North Fitzroy, Victoria, 3068
Melbourne's Boutique Architectural Studio
Led by Nicholas Byrne and a dedicated creative team, we deliver award winning projects where iconic structures...
  • (03) 9191 0971
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Architect in Melbourne, VIC, AU
  • (03) 9191 0971
  • Melbourne, Victoria, 3205
Design-Focused Architectural Firm Servicing Melbourne
The practice is structured as an intimate hands-on studio. This enables complete, personal involvement from the...
  • (03) 6118 7218
Hello, we are NORTHBOURNE, an architecture & interior design team based in Melbourne committed to shaping a... Read More
Architect in Melbourne, VIC, AU
  • (03) 8797 5581
  • Melbourne, Victoria, 3141
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we believe beautiful design is achieved in the plan and section. Our projects focus on providing spatial quality...
  • (03) 8737 9367
Inbetween Architecture specialises in residential architecture. Our portfolio extends to renovations and new... Read More
Architect in Doncaster, VIC, AU
  • (03) 6121 6118
  • Doncaster, Victoria, 3108
Melbourne's Collaborative & Innovative Architectural Firm
We bring together experienced architects and designers to collaborate in response to every brief, because we know...
  • (03) 6121 6930
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  • (03) 6144 7098
  • Fitzroy, Victoria, 3065
South Melbourne's Leading Boutique Architecture Practice
Rob and Kate are easy to work with, and believe great design is born from a genuine bespoke commission...
  • (03) 8592 7549
Ardent Architects was formed as a practice in 2009. It was started by it's current managing director Justin... Read More
Architect in Canterbury, VIC, AU
  • (03) 8797 5137
  • Canterbury, Victoria, 3126
Melbourne Based Boutique Architecture & Interior Design Studio
Taylor Knights strives to achieve a sense of order that will deliver an architectural experience of enduring...
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Featured Reviews for Architects in Brunswick, Victoria
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Architects in Brunswick, Victoria
"I engaged Sebastiano from SG2 to design a renovation of our tired and poorly built California 3-bedroom bungalow in West Footscray. I also employed him to administer the contract with our builder. The house required considerable rebuilding. It'd been poorly built and maintained and it was way beyond just reblocking and replastering, so there was an opportunity for extensive modification of the interior. (It turned out the house was in considerably worse shape than the builder originally thought, and in the end essentially only the facade and some of the original roof trussing remained from the original.) I explicitly wanted the design to be more of an update and modernisation of the interior spaces than a large exterior statement. I briefed Sebastiano to: * plan a single level house within the existing footprint that maintained, as much as possible, the original exterior appearance & proportions (I didn't want the house to have an addition visible from the street) * create more useable space, including much more cupboard space, while more or less following the existing floor plan (ie, retaining 3 BRs or 2 BRs & study) in the front half of the house * open up the rear part of the house to more light and the garden while accommodating an old magnolia tree that was growing over the rear of the house * create a long, open kitchen space combined with a "European style" laundry * incorporate DG windows, insulation of all exterior & interior walls, and hydronic heating * develop a plan that wouldn't require extensive planning permissions &c from the local council. We met several times at my house to discuss the brief. Sebastiano took measurements &c, and I supplied him with some roughly drawn provisional plans. Within a few days of our first meeting, Sebastian had spoken with Council about planning issues around the proposed plans and came back to me with provisional drawings which, with only a few adjustments over the next few weeks, not only fulfilled but exceeded the brief. This part of the renovation process took only a couple of months and any delays were a result of my procrastination than anything Sebastiano did. He took care of all permits, negotiations with engineers &c, to an extent that I hadn't expected, which was a great relief. Sebastiano's plan included a modest addition to the footprint which didn't require a permit from Council, and greatly improved my ideas, making some notable additions. Most obvious amongst these was a large light well which opens the the rear of the house to light and provides a high ceiling in line with the roof pitch. This improves the interior space and helps to define the kitchen and living areas without sharply separating them. Now that the house is finished and I'm living in it, I greatly appreciate the simplicity, practicality, and livability of the design. Sebastiano has managed to create modern, spacious areas/volumes inside what is, by today's standards, a relatively small house. The play of light in the rear room(s) thru the light well is a real highlight, as is the plan and finishing of the kitchen/laundry area. All of this done without "periodising" the interior or making an in-your-face design statement (tho I guess one person's in-your-face is another's "meh"). What Sebastiano achieved was, I think, clean, simple, practical design with well thought through details of finish & treatment that fit the original style of the house and, most importantly, my partner's and my way of living. Throughout this part of the process, as elsewhere, Sebastiano managed to allay my tyro renovator's anxieties, provide helpful advice, meet deadlines, reassure me about the financial implications of the project, and to negotiate effectively with my builder. His reassurances helped me maintain at least the impression of humor and confidence throughout what, thru no fault of Sebastiano, turned out to be a very long build. As I mentioned, I also engaged Sebastiano to administer the contract with the builder. In this, I'm sure he went much beyond what I had a right to expect. He attended the site regularly, provided timely and accurate information and advice about the progress of the build. He fielded my ignorance, anxieties, vacillation, changes of mind, outrageous demands, and stupidity with reassuring calm. I always felt he was treating me respectfully, patiently, and more than fairly. He returned all my calls and emails within 24 hours, usually within an hour or two. His recommendations (he always provided some options) about fittings, finishes, and suppliers were invaluable and invariably better in terms of quality and price than anything I could find myself. I felt confident that it was speedier, more economical, and more beneficial to accept Sebastiano's recommendations than to waste time looking for alternatives. Sebastiano promptly and effectively negotiated some variations from the contracted plans and, throughout, tactfully managed the relationship between me and the builder. He had an eye for details and worked assiduously to maintain the standard of the build. I have no hesitation in highly recommending Sebastiano and SG2. He provided excellent plans that met my brief and exceeded my expectations. He worked well with me and the builder; kept the build well within budget; ensured the quality of the work and finishes; is patient and calm; communicates well; and was responsive, patient, and professional throughout the entire process."
- mark_minchinton
Rebecca Naughtin Architect
Architects in Brunswick, Victoria
"Rebecca was the architect and site manager for a substantial renovation to our house in Moor Street Fitzroy. The house, which had been converted in a very haphazard fashion into 3 apartments 30-40 years previously had great bones but needed considerable and skilled renovation to return it to its former glory as a family home. The building had a long and chequered history, including as a boarding house where Weary Dunlop lived as a student. We were keen that we retained the unique character and feel of the house and made maximal use of its position, natural light and views over Fitzroy Town Hall. Rebecca was a joy and inspiration to work with from the outset. She was innovative, rigorous, and listened carefully to our suggestions, especially around environmental impact and overall feel of the property. She was incredibly resourceful in sourcing products and ideas, which made a huge difference to the final design. For example, the suspended cupboards in the kitchen – a real winner given the relatively small size for storage – came from a 1950s design magazine. She managed the project meticulously all the way through, and worked extremely well with the builders and other contractors, who clearly respected her professionalism and skill. This was not an easy project – the house had been renovated repeatedly over the years and the legacy meant no wall was straight and no two doors the same size. The final renovation is superb – understated but spectacular. We haven’t had a visitor who hasn’t been amazed by the house and renovation. I’ve lived in over 40 houses and flats in the last 30 years and this is undoubtedly the best house yet. This is partly due to the original structure but also because of the renovation; I’m sure a less skilled architect could easily have made a dog’s dinner of the project. Rebecca also clearly has an aptitude and commitment to teaching and I know that she is heavily engaged in community and voluntary work in Australia and overseas."
- dburgner
Kart Projects | Architecture
Architects in Brunswick, Victoria
"Rebecca Naughtin Architect has worked with Kart Projects for the past 2 years on multiple projects. I selected Kart Projects to assist me whilst I wasn't able to work (expanding the family) as I knew they would be a reliable team that would compliment the skills of my own practice. The directors of Kart are excellent designers with a growing portfolio of work. They work hard with their clients to achieve the best results and offer a broad range of expertise. Keep an eye out for this emerging practice in the future, sure to be doing some interesting and engaging work."
- Rebecca Naughtin Architect
Jane Cameron Architects
Architects in Brunswick, Victoria
"We wanted a garden studio that could also provide extra accommodation when necessary; we have a seaside location which draws family and friends at holiday time. Our house is a traditional 50's stone place so we wanted something to blend in but to also add some contemporary pizzazz. Jane listened carefully to our needs and not so definite brief but came up with a very interesting, practical design which we really liked. She also linked this space design wise to an enclosed courtyard and pergola; unifying the north facing and sheltered back yard. This was probably the only real specification that we provided, that all would function as a whole with scope to add through planting of coastal and indigenous plant species. Jane's creative flair certainly has achieved this, she was always responsive and efficiently came up with practical solutions when we had questions. It has been easy to work with her because of her willingness to focus on the task at each step of the way; keeping us on track in our meanderings! The builders have been impressed with her attention to design detail."
- marjandmike
Windiate Architects
Architects in Brunswick, Victoria
"Windiate Architects were engaged to design, provide drawings and documents, tender to builders and then manage the building contract for the renovation of our single front 2 bedroom Victorian property into a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom property. Gary was very professional, experienced, positive, enthusiastic and had lots of great idea's. The design process was very well done, with some great concepts that reflected what we wanted, but also challenged and provided more than we had or could have considered ourselves. Gary's experiences also enabled us to have confidence in the selection of many items (materials, paints, finishes, fittings) that took a lot of stress out of the renovation process. Thoroughly recommend!"
- jasonwhitehouse
Urban Creative Studio
Architects in Brunswick, Victoria
"I engaged Andrew and Urban Creative after meeting with four architect firms. I chose Urban Creative as Andrew soon demonstrated his knowledge, flexibility and ability to design the property we desired on a site with a number of constraints and within a tight budget. Urban Creative provided all planning and architecture services from a feasibility study through to construction supervision. The planning process was very smooth and Andrew managed subcontractors (geotechnical, structural, traffic consultants etc.) to maximise efficiencies and ensure the desired outcome. I would highly recommend Andrew and Urban Creative."
- Jonathan Cull
Gardiner Architects
Architects in Brunswick, Victoria
"Worked with Paul and Mel on a partial redesign of our house - a knock down of the back portion and a rebuild to transform a small 1880s worker's terrace into a modern light filled, stylish and spacious 21st century home. The pair exceeded expectations on the design: they took all our 'nice to haves' and added them in with the 'must haves'. I feel they truly understood our vision from the outset, so that what we ended up with is simply perfect."
- nat_hilton
Y Architecture
Architects in Brunswick, Victoria
"Y Architecture is professional and helpful. Architect Yan designed the fit-out for our shop, she could always quickly catch the ideas and find the things I expected. She was also able to find the best deal options for me which saved quite a lot cost. The communication between Yan and me was very smooth and easy. I will definitely use Y Architecture again for my next project."
- jun_lu62
Mcmahon and Nerlich
Architects in Brunswick, Victoria
"We hired MAN architects to renovate our terrace house in Balmain. We couldn't have been happier with the end result. The passion for their industry and enthusiasm for our project was evident. They listened to our brief and created solutions that we couldn't have dreamed of. Kate and Rob are a pleasure to work with."
- moisenunan
Austin Maynard Architects
Architects in Brunswick, Victoria
"Great job on our renovation. Andrew is fun to work with and brilliant. Not afraid to listen but also to convince us gently. Excellent detailing."
- itchyb
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If your renovation is more than a simple benchtop replacement or roof re-tiling job, then it may be time to find an architect in Brunswick, Victoria who can manage your project from start to finish. Depending on the architecture firm you hire, the scope can span from planning sustainable design into your renovations, to selecting furniture and even interior finishes.

How do I find the right architect for my home design project?


An architect is often the first person you hire for your project. Before taking steps to find an architect in Brunswick, Victoria, ask yourself what you want to achieve from your renovation or home construction. Do you want to improve the liveability and sustainability of your home, or simply expand? What style of architecture do you prefer? Once you have established your motivation, research architects that have completed similar house designs in your Brunswick locale and within a comparable budget to yours.

Undergoing renovations, house extensions or building a new home entirely can be stressful. For this reason, it’s important that you and your chosen architect get along and share the same values, especially if you require an architect to help you refine your brief. To establish this rapport, you may need to meet several times with the architects on your shortlist before making a final decision on who you hire. The relationship you have with your architect is very personal, and will involve discussions of your habits, hobbies and tastes, so you want to ensure you have picked someone you feel comfortable in sharing this information with.

Most importantly, you need to trust that your architect will manage your home improvement or house design within budget, while working with site constraints, and coordinating the relationships of all parties involved in the project.

Ideally, your Brunswick, Victoria architect will be involved in all phases of the design process, from the initial concept to the completed construction. Your architect may be needed to select and hire Victoria subcontractors (e.g. builders, engineers and landscape architects) just as they may need to negotiate contracts with stakeholders. A good client-architect relationship will ensure they are your biggest advocate along the way during construction.

Finally, remember that the most well-known or established architect may not provide the right architectural services for your needs. It all comes down to the individual project.

Questions to ask prospective residential architects in Brunswick, Victoria:


  • What is your fee structure?
  • What does the cost include?
  • Do you have professional liability insurance?
  • What types of renderings (3-D, video, illustrative) will you produce?
  • What is your experience with similar projects?
  • When do you expect to start and be finished with the project?
  • What do your services include?
  • What happens when the cost exceeds the budget?
  • Would you say your work has a defining style? (The architect's personal style could interfere with your vision.)
  • Will you help with hiring a project manager and subcontractors?
  • What do you estimate the cost will be?
  • What will I need to provide?
  • Do you foresee any complications with this project?

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