The directory may be useful if, for example, you need:

  • a tradesperson or supplier who specialises in heritage work, products or materials
  • advice from a conservation architect or other specialist
  • advice from a landscape designer about maintaining your historic garden
  • an archaeological survey or conservation management plan for a heritage property you wish to modify or develop
  • advice from a consultant on a heritage planning issue
  • an assessment of the management of your heritage object/s.

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Architect - Contemporary Design

Architects specialising in contemporary design solutions for heritage buildings including new additions, adaptive reuse schemes and new built form in heritage areas and the integration of new buildings in heritage complexes.  These architects often work in conjunction with conservation architects on projects that involve a significant repair component.

Work undertaken: Master planning, design development, project planning and estimating, documentation and contract administration of building construction work. The preparation of master plans, design options, feasibility studies and other reports.

Criteria: registration as an architect by the Architects Registration Board of Victoria, registration as a building practitioner under the Building Act and not less than three years experience working on new additions to heritage places or new design within a heritage context. The Architects Act limits the use of the title 'architect' and its derivatives to those registered by the Architects Registration Board of Victoria. Practising architects are required to hold professional indemnity insurance. 

Architects Registration Board of Victoria: is the State Government's registration body for architects. It registers architects, controls the use of the title and deals with complaints into the conduct of architects. For more information and access to the Architects Register see

Australian Institute of Architects: >is the peak professional body for architects in Australia. Members are identified in the list below as AIA. For more information and access to the AIA Directory of Practices see

30 results found:

  • 3D Projects -

    42 Belmont Road Mosman NSW 2088

    02 9968 2289
    0417 494 303

    3D Projects is a multi-disciplinary practice specialising in the conceptual developments and design of museums and exhibitions, and the interpretation of significant heritage sites. 3DP has developed a strong reputation for producing unique and imaginative interpretive schemes and built works across Australia that capture the distinctiveness of history and place.

  • Atelier Wagner Architects - North Fitzroy

    David Wagner, Jacqui Wagner

    503 Brunswick Street
    North Fitzroy
    VIC 3068

    (03) 9482 9116
    0424 476 022

    Atelier Wagner is an award winning architectural practice experienced in a diverse range of building types with a particular interest in conservation as well as the extension of heritage buildings. Many of our projects involve additions and the revitalisation of heritage structures to upgrade their amenity and renew their utility.

  • Brand Architects - East Melbourne

    Gregory Strickland, Laurence Robinson, Gerard McCurry

    Level 8/176 Wellington Parade
    East Melbourne
    Victoria 3002

    (03) 9419 3500
    0407 126 066

    Brand Architects specialise in education, public and community facilities. We undertake projects where restoration, remodelling and repurposing of heritage buildings is required. In addition to the traditional aspects of architectural service we have specialist skills in community consultation, feasibility studies, masterplanning and strategic thinking for community infrastructure, incorporating heritage places.

    Projects include:

    • NMIT Fairfield Campus, Buildings Q and S
    • Dandenong Uniting Church
    • Bishop of Sale, Roman Catholic Diocesan Headquarters
    • Home Road Kindergarten

  • Caldis Cook Group - Chippendale

    Brian McDonald, David Cook

    Level 2, 45 Chippen St
    NSW 2008

    (02) 9319 3077

    Caldis Cook Group is a multi disciplinary practice with architecture, urban design and planning and heritage specialists. We have a small office in Melbourne. Our heritage experience encompasses: knowledge of traditional building technologies; conservation of heritage buildings; maintenance plans; design of new works in a heritage context; adaptive re-use of heritage buildings; heritage related planning controls; heritage studies; heritage assessments; conservation management plans; heritage impact statements; expert witness services and interpretation plans.

  • Carste Studio Pty Ltd - Wallsend

    Stephen Booker

    34 Clarke Street
    NSW 2287

    (02) 4951 2578
    0427 432 720

    Carste Studio Pty Ltd is a small practice comprising specialists in heritage planning, building conservation, heritage design and contextual design consultancy. They provide generalist architectural services, particularly in education, religious buildings and adaptive reuse of buildings. Their specialist services include fabric assessments. maintenance reports and archival recording as well as expert witness presentations.

    AIA, Architects Reg Board, NSW APTI
  • Coleman Architects Pty Ltd - Mont Albert

    Ian Coleman

    PO Box 379
    Mont Albert
    VIC 3127

    (03) 9890 6733
    0417 744 456

    Coleman Architects Pty Ltd provides architectural and conservation services including: preparation of heritage assessments, conservation management plans and master plans for heritage sites, negotiation of design solutions in heritage overlays, documentation for conservation works and the development of innovative but practical solutions for adaptive re-use of historic buildings.

  • Des Holmes Architects Pty Ltd - Richmond

    Des Holmes

    Level 2, 577-579 Church Street
    VIC 3121

    (03) 9428 3834
    0416 159 550

    Des Holmes Architects P/L is a small scale architectural design practice established in 1994. We have been involved in several modest alterations and additions to heritage places, including residence and railway stations, etc. We have also undertaken numerous sensitively designed projects within Council designated heritage overlays throughout greater Melbourne.

  • Flightpath Architects Pty Ltd - Adelaide

    Douglas Alexander, Alistair Ravenscroft, Kate Paterson, Pippa Buckberry, Ellie Nicola

    101 Hindley Street
    SA, 5000

    (08) 8211 6355
    0418 814 593

    Flightpath has 30+ year background in management planning, conservation, design and adaptive re-use of heritage buildings across south-east Australia for public and private clients. We are recognised as a practice that combines contemporary design with respect for historic fabric and natural environment.

  • Frontier Architects for Heritage Pty Ltd - St Kilda West

    Janet Beeston

    Suite 5, 16 York Street
    St Kilda West
    VIC 3182

    (03) 9534 8963
    0417 333 432

    Frontier Architects for Heritage is a Melbourne-based architectural firm that includes specialist heritage skills. Projects include assessments, conservation works and new building works to heritage-listed places throughout Victoria.

  • G.T. Architecture - Mount Waverley

    Giampiero Tilli

    PO Box 2570, Mount Waverley Post Office
    Mount Waverley
    VIC, 3149

    03 9808 3981
    0406 401 572

    G.T. Architecture is a young practice with a solid set of skills and numerous contacts with specialised engineers and heritage specialists. It is highly experienced in scoping and supervising conservation works to heritage buildings. Other services include planning, design, detailing, documentation, coordination and administration of architectural projects in heritage contexts, including adaptive reuse.

  • GJM Heritage - Melbourne

    Jim Gard'ner, Renae Jarman, Dr Leo Martin

    Level 3, 124 Exhibition Street
    VIC 3000

    0408 321 023

    GJM Heritage brings together highly experienced heritage professionals with skills in architecture, urban planning, planning law and history. Together we have a comprehensive understanding of heritage listing, grants and statutory approval processes throughout Australasia and a proven capacity to deliver high quality results for our clients.

  • Gosia Gabrys Architect - Mitcham

    Gosia Gabrys

    26 Wattle Valley Road
    VIC 3132

    0438 709 994

    Gosia Gabrys Architect is a sole practitioner experienced in a diverse range of building types with a particular interest in conservation, restoration, adaptation and alteration of heritage buildings. Gosia specialises in preparing designs that integrate contemporary architecture with heritage fabric, as well as providing documentation and supervision of conservation work.

  • Grieve Gillett Andersen - Adelaide

    Elizabeth Little

    243 Pirie Street
    SA 5000

    (08) 8232 3626
    0408 935 748

    Grieve Gillett Andersen is a progressive architectural, interior design, heritage and urban design practice located in Adelaide. The wide range of services we offer includes design, documentation and administration of projects, heritage advisory services, conservation documentation, heritage assessments and conservation management plans for private, state and local government clients.

  • Jackson Architecture - Melbourne

    Daryl Jackson, Sara Jackson

    Level 2, 35 Little Bourke Street
    VIC 3000

    (03) 9662 3022

    Jackson Architecture is an international practice with offices in Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane, Shanghai, Shenyang, Hanoi and London. An interdisciplinary design practice of professional architects, urban and interior designers; the practice seeks creative solutions to opportunities and problems in the built environment and is motivated by the desire to provide sensitive and stimulating environments.

  • K20.AU Pty Ltd - South Melbourne

    Anthony U

    325 Coventry Street
    South Melbourne
    VIC 3205

    (03) 9699 4440
    0413 830 019

    K20 Architecture is an innovative, motivated and sustainable design practise specialising in public projects.

    We have experience in the conservation, restoration and remodelling of places and buildings of heritage and cultural significance. Whilst having the experience, quality management systems, policies and processes, we aim to deliver put work within a respectful and sensitive manner with a single focus in securing excellence for out clients.

  • Kyriacou Architects - Melbourne

    Gary Kyriacou

    Level 9, 180 Russell Street
    VIC 3000

    (03) 9041 6676
    0413 715 672

    Kyriacou Architects is a Melbourne-based design practice specialising in architecture, interior design and urban design. Established is 2005, our experience includes residential, commercial, rail and infrastructure projects.

  • Lai Cheong Brown - Parkville

    Rowan Brown

    PO Box 198
    Vic, 3052

    (03) 9347 6557
    043 844 6795

    Lai Cheong Brown is a Melbourne based residential and small project focussed architecture practice. One of our key interests and areas of experience is in the design of new architecture within heritage contexts and the adaptive re-use of heritage places. We also have experience in conservation works and heritage reporting.

  • Lovell Chen Pty Ltd - East Melbourne

    Peter Lovell, Kai Chen

    Level 5, 176 Wellington Parade
    East Melbourne
    VIC 3002

    (03) 9667 0800

    Lovell Chen is a specialist practice of over 30 years standing undertaking work across Australia for government and private clients. Heritage advisory services include specialist input into environmental assessments, municipal heritage studies, conservation management plans, advice on adaptation and development projects of any scale, and management of heritage approvals.

  • Open Studio Pty Ltd Architecture - Melbourne

    Britta Klingspohn, Heribert Alucha

    PO Box 21167, Little Lonsdale Street
    VIC 8011

    0421 962 586

    Open Studio is an architectural practice established in Melbourne in 2005 focusing on contemporary issues of living and working environments. Our approach favours simple, quiet and carefully detailed design. The majority of our projects are located in heritage sensitive areas, where we enjoy finding a comfortable balance between the old and the new.

  • RBA Architects & Conservation Consultants Pty Ltd - St Kilda

    Roger Beeston

    Suite 4C, 171 Fitzroy Street
    St Kilda
    VIC 3182

    (03) 9525 5666

    RBA Architects and Conservation Consultants provide specialist advice, heritage studies, management, planning, conservation and architectural services in relation to buildings, structures and sites of heritage significance. With over 25 years of experience, we undertake work throughout the State of Victoria for both State and Local Government agencies, as well as for private individuals, organisations and corporations.

  • Regulating Lines Pty Ltd - South Melbourne

    Paul Jones, Kirrilly Wilson

    181 Cecil Street
    South Melbourne
    VIC, 3205

    0408 560 297

    Sustainable Architecture, and the upgrading and recycling of an existing building supports a sound business case. Where new elements are inserted, their aesthetic can be unmistakably contemporary. Old and new elements can coexist with integrity. Regulating Lines' portfolio includes revitilisation and re-use of Heritage Listed and Heritage Overlay properties.

  • Robert Ashby Architects - Anglesea

    Rob Ashby

    20 McMahon Avenue
    VIC 3230

    0438 575 243

    Our design studio seeks to create architecture which is refined, personal, and sensitive to place. Our expertise is in providing considered design solutions of adaptive reuse within a heritage context, in addition to our general adoption of increased environmentally considered approaches to the reuse of significant but often underutilised heritage listed buildings.

  • Robert Sands Pty Ltd - South Yarra

    Robert Sands, Jeremy de Vos

    6/163 Commercial Road
    South Yarra
    VIC 3141

    (03) 9826 2165

    Robert Sands Pty Ltd is a firm of architects experienced in the conservation of buildings. We undertake significance analyses, conservation management plans and existing conditions surveys. We are involved in the design and construction of restoration works, alterations and additions to buildings of heritage significance and new buildings on sensitive sites.

  • Robert Simeoni Pty Ltd Architects - Carlton

    Robert Simeoni

    178 Elgin Street
    VIC, 3053

    9347 4411
    0412 032 771

    Robert Simeoni Architects is a design focussed practice with experience in restoration and conservation of historic buildings, and the integration of new interventions within the existing fabric. RSA undertakes residential, commercial and institutional projects including design, documentation and contract administration. Recent projects have included the restoration of the Good Shepherd Chapel in Abbotsford.

  • Robert Simeoni Pty Ltd Architects - Carlton

    Robert Simeoni

    178 Elgin Street
    VIC, 3053

    9347 4411
    0412 032 771

    Robert Simeoni Architects is a design focussed practice with experience in restoration and conservation of historic buildings, and the integration of new interventions within the existing fabric. RSA undertakes residential, commercial and institutional projects including design, documentation and contract administration. Recent projects have included the restoration of the Good Shepherd Chapel in Abbotsford.

  • Studio B Architects - Clifton Hill

    Fred Batterton

    23 Fenwick Street
    Clifton Hill
    VIC 3068

    (03) 9486 4425
    0400 837 557

    Studio B Architects provides innovative architectural services to restore, adapt, extend and creatively reuse heritage property, applying background experience from the UK, NZ and Australia. Studio B aims to make the building serve the client’s purposes, enhance everyone's appreciation of it and thereby establish long-term preservation of the property as a valuable asset.

  • TANDEM Design Studio - Melbourne

    James Murray, Tim Hill

    Level 2, 322 Little Lonsdale Street
    VIC 3000

    (03) 9600 4117
    0418 418 157

    TANDEM is an award winning architectural practice specialising in master planning, cultural, and community projects for a range of public and private clients in Australia and overseas. TANDEM has completed a number of projects that combine contemporary responses within sensitive heritage contexts.

  • Trethowan Architecture Interior Design - Richmond

    Bruce Trethowan

    PO Box 221
    VIC 8002

    (03) 9421 5448
    0418 565 164

    Trethowan Architecture is a general architectural practice. Most of the firm's work involves additions and alterations to existing buildings. Our conservation architect and architectural historian provide specialist heritage advice including Conservation Management Plans, Heritage Impact Statements, expert evidence and building and paint analysis. We provide specialist heritage advice to large and complex projects.

  • Williams Kaye Hofer Architects - Mornington

    Steve Hofer

    Suite 2, 307 Main Street
    VIC 3931

    (03) 5975 1328
    0400 082 834

    Building Inertia Pty Ltd trades as Williams Kaye Hofer Architects. We provide full architectural services throughout Melbourne, the Peninsula and Gippsland. Our projects include private and public, municipal, education & medical buildings. We particularly specialise in balancing design, conservation, restoration, energy efficiency, regulatory and pragmatic considerations and manage all time, cost and budgetary requirements.

  • Woollan Hamlett Architects Pty Ltd - West Melbourne

    Ted Woollan

    4/109 Hawke Street
    West Melbourne
    VIC 3003

    03 9534 0299
    0431 968 982

    Woollan Hamlett Architects Pty Ltd is an architectural practice based in St Kilda, Melbourne. The practice specialises in educational projects, master planning and the conservation of heritage listed buildings. Recent projects include British Consular General's residence, Toorak; and design services for works at Studley Park Boathouse, Kew.

    Architects Reg Board, RAIA VIC


Important: Inclusion in the Heritage Victoria Consultant and Contractor Directory does not imply that a consultant or contractor is endorsed or approved by Heritage Victoria, the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning or Heritage Council of Victoria.

Anyone who wishes to be included in the directory must meet minimum criteria and demonstrate their qualifications and experience. We cannot, however, guarantee the accuracy of all the details provided by consultants and contractors. You should check all the information provided.

If seeking to engage a consultant, you are advised to ensure they have the required expertise to undertake the work you require.

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