ABOUT | OUR TEAM

With offices in Sydney and Fiji, Chris Cole Architect is an agile and cost-effective practice focused on residential, resort and light commercial architecture of various scales, types and budgets across the Australia / Pacific region. We maintain a small team of dedicated and talented core staff who work collaboratively with a selected range of specialist professionals to respond quickly to the unique demands of each project.

FRANCESCA HYNES

Our Sydney office manager and project coordinator. Francesca brings to the team abundant managerial and co-ordination experience – account management in advertising, major public events manager for 2000 Sydney Olympics and 2003 Rugby World Cup and administrator of the Lord Mayor’s office during the most significant infrastructure upgrade in central Sydney.

Based in Sydney, Francesca will ensure the best support team is assembled for your project and that your project is delivered in a timely and efficient manner.

With a passion and a discerning eye for quality and a keen interest in the visual arts, Francesca is also able to help source suppliers of those hard to find interior finishes, furniture or soft furnishings from around the world or around the corner.

 

B. Com. UNSW & BA Hons. (Art History) University of Sydney.
MARCELINO HICKS

Our talented senior architectural technician who has worked in several leading architectural practices in his career. Marcelino is an experienced, astute and diligent team leader who supervises a tight group of technicians to ensure a high standard of detailed documentation.

 

Dip. Arch. Technology, Suva, Fiji / Certificate Architecture Australia – Pittwater Summer School / Certificate US Masterclass – Frank Gehry

ISAAC UNDERWOOD

OUR senior technician who has worked with us for over 5 years and brings to the studio 10+ years CAD drafting experience, a passion for 3D imaging and a keen eye for detail.

Isaac continues to work as a St Vincent de Paul volunteer, making ‘safe housing’ in the disadvantaged Fijian villages, before the onset of the cyclone season.

 

Dip. Arch. Technology, Suva, Fiji