About our Queensland architectural practice

Architectural Practice Philosophy

Each site has unique opportunities and constraints and each building has definite functional requirements. The skill is to marry the two into an integrated and coherent spatial complex that will project an image appropriate to the building use, coupled with the formality required by its social ranking within the community streetscape, or surrounding landscape.

photo James RiddellThe use of each building should be recognisable from its form, as easily as a circus tent defines a circus, without resorting to cliched archetypes. The strength of our practice lies in the depth of design knowledge and experience which is applied to each project, resulting in refreshing and distinctive forms applied to each building type, achieving complexity without conflict; while acknowledging the languorous climate, respecting the surrounding natural environment and maintaining a logical correspondence with historical building typography.


Whitsunday Shire 12 years.

Professional Associations

Royal Australian Institute of Architects (Fellow)
RAIA Practice Services; Member.
NATSPEC (National Specification Committee); Subscriber
Now named Cyclone Studios, from late 2007.


Professional Indemnity $2,000,000
Public Liability $10,000,000

Some Awards & Commendations

Classroom block, St Catherine's School, Proserpine, Whitsunday:
RAIA Regional Commendation.

1996 Dept Primary Industries, 400 seat Conference & Information Centre, Rockhampton, (contracted to Project Services):
RAIA Regional Commendation.

2005 Roebuck Plumbing, office, display, warehouse, Cannonvale, Whitsunday:
RAIA Regional Commendation.

2005 NEATO, vocational training centre with offices, Cannonvale, Whitsunday:
MBA Regional Project of the Year.
MBA State Award, Best building under $2m

PO Box 806, Airie Beach Q 4802 Phone (07) 4946 6380, Fax (07) 4946 6580