I believe that for architecture to be commercially successful, a humanistic approach is critical. When we understand who we’re designing for and how they will be experiencing the spaces we create, we can respond with appropriate forms, materials, and building methodologies. It’s important to me that people can see that care and attention has been applied to the crafting of a space. From the way the building responds to its urban context down to the smallest touchpoint – all details are equally important. I think the best designs create solutions that respond to people, and to which people respond.
Over my 25-year career, I’ve gained extensive international experience on projects of varying scale and complexity. As a practice principal, my goal is to engender an environment that fosters our creative craft while collaborating with our clients to deliver exceptional projects.
My family and I often have a ‘tech shabbat’ on Sundays, where we don’t use any technology with screens. It lets you turn your mind off and just enjoy a day of analogue experiences. Architecture truly is my creative outlet. I even designed my own house from the ground up.
Ignite Principal Jeremy Whelan says “these talented designers are the next generation of leaders at Ignite. They’ve played an influential role in our development to date, and are huge contributors to the ongoing success of our projects. I know Ignite will continue to flourish through their leadership.”
Over Ignite’s 35-year history, we have continued to expand our team to deliver projects across a range of industry and regional markets. Following this continued growth, Ignite is proud to announce the promotion of five Associate Directors to the newly established ‘Sector Lead’ position, with three Directors also now named as Principals.