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Marcelino graduates from the Architecture Foundation Australia, Total Immersion Summer School, Pittwater 2019, with Lindsay Johnston, Rick Le Plastrier, Glen Murcutt & Peter Stutchbury

With offices in Sydney and Fiji, Chris Cole Architect is an agile and cost-effective practice focused on residential and resort 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, with a passion and a discerning eye for quality and a keen interest in the visual arts, Francesca will ensure the best support team is assembled for your project. That your project is co-ordinated and delivered in a timely and efficient manner.

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

MARCELINO HICKS

Our senior architectural technician who has been working in the office for 6+yrs. Marcelino is an experienced, astute and diligent team leader who supervises a tight group of technicians to ensure a high standard of detailed documentation. Marcelino recently graduated from the Architecture Foundation Australia, Total Immersion Summer School, Pittwater 2019, with leading Australian architects as design tutors including; Lindsay Johnston, Peter Stutchbury, Rick Le Plastrier &  Pritzker Award winning architect Glenn Murcutt. 

Dip. Arch. Technology, Suva, Fiji / Certificate Architecture Australia – Pittwater Summer School 2019. 

RATU EPENERI KOROVAKATURAGA

A recent architectural graduate, his Masters Thesis was titled Dela nj Yavu (The Foundation) and is an exploration of iTaukei (Fijian landowner) Design Principles. Epeneri brings to the office a passion for Fijian culture and design and the latest knowledge in CAD and rendering.

Dip. Arch. Syusei Tech, Japan. BA Arch. QUT, Qld Australia, MA Arch Unitec Institute Tech. NZ.