After completing high School at St Josephs College in Geelong I began my life long love affair with travel and design. From 2002 to 2004 I completed a Diploma of the Built Environment. This course focused on building design with relevant documentation and construction methods. During this course I also worked as a draftsperson with Drafting firm Tony Preiato and Associates which used your consulting firm on several residential and commercial projects. During this period I traveled extensively up and down the East Coast of Australia gaining a greater understanding of design through experience.
In 2005 I furthered my academic career by completing a Diploma of Building Design and Drafting. The course varied in focus from Multi-residential and high rise developments through to engineering and project management. I completed this course successfully in 2006 also winning the Certificate of Achievement. I went on to travel and work for designers and architects in Queensland. So after I became a registered designer with the BSA and the Victorian Building Commission.
In 2006 I’d also joined MERIT Commercial Interiors to widen my design skills and knowledge in Melbourne. My focus was working on improving my understanding of internal space requirements and finishes. Integrating further study I we on to complete a Diploma of Interior Design in 2007-8 for personal development and further technical understanding of interior finishes and lighting.
In 2008 I joined firm Malishev Constructions a very highly motivated design and construction firm with a long history of award winning projects. Improving my design presentation skills as a designer on marketing material was my focus in the three years with the firm. During which I completed my first Degree in Architecture (2010) refining my social and presentation skills through verbal and graphic communication to incredibly high standards. During this period I also completed ad Radio announcing course to improve my verbal ‘on air’ vocals.
In 2010 I then under took a solo trip around Australia developing a photographic record of Architectural and Urban design style. In mid 2010 I joined Circa 2000 in Northern Queensland a architectural practice varying in commercial and residential focus throughout the Northern Territories. My focus here was to increase my knowledge in residential style and energy efficiency construction methods for tropical regions. This period included planning proposals for high density and inner city expansion.
Returning to Victoria in 2011 I practiced at P’J’ ORiley Architects primarily focused on commercial and retail projects. This position primarily focused on Commercial design in and around the Melbourne region. During this period I also completed my second Masters Degree in Architecture program and continue to practice on an international level. Primarily hotel and restaurant designs.
From early 2010 I contracted to several firms working as a registered building designer in Queensland and Victoria becoming a finalist in the Victorian Building Commission industry excellence awards in 2013. This was a highlight for me as it commended me for my extensive period of professional and academic development. I continue my academic career and a lecturer within the modern boundaries of the internet. This includes offering my knowledge as short Architect courses on Udemy.
I am a very highly motivated and organised individual and envisage this blog as a focus for global opportunities to build on my own knowledge and share it with the world. I believe my excellent skill set should be shared with others and my knowledge as a leader in the Architecture industry can be illustrated using world wide web as a quality distribution method.