Company Profile

FMSA Architecture is an integrated design practice specialising in forward thinking architectural, interior and urban design solutions. We solve complex problems by developing solutions that support our client’s goals and vision for the future.

For over 45 years FMSA Architecture has designed built environments that people thrive in.

Our team of 28 professional and support staff provide a quality ‘end to end’ service for projects in sectors including justice, education, residential, infrastructure, government, aged care and commercial environments. With offices in North Melbourne and Ballarat we are capable of collaborating with clients on a local and national scale.

Our aim is to deliver the best solutions for our clients by balancing design innovation with commercial reality. We tailor our approach to place people at the heart of the process ensuring that the journey is a fulfilling one.

We strive to deliver innovative solutions that support our core practice and design values including:

  • A practical approach to ESD and sustainability
  • Create opportunities to foster social inclusion
  • Delivery economically responsible solutions
  • Design for built environment and occupant wellness

Management Systems

FMSA is committed to developing its contribution to environmentally sustainable building design, and provides professional services to Government, institutions and private developers across Australia. As professional service providers, we acknowledge our responsibility to ensure that an appropriate level of service is provided and that the rights of our clients and associated parties are considered in servicing a project.

FMSA’s Quality strategy is to articulate the Company objectives for the ongoing provision of high quality services to all clients, for all projects. FMSA’s Policies and Objectives articulate our commitment to the provision of high quality architectural and project management services to all clients, for all projects.

Our Quality Management System is formally certified by International Certifications as compliant with ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems-Requirements.

Policy documents:

Certificate of Accreditation
Quality Assurance Policy
WHS in Design Policy
Corporate Social Responsibility Policy
ESD Policy


Key Staff

Greg Anson
Managing Director

Joining FMSA in 1994, Greg is responsible for several of FMSA’s major government projects, justice sector and housing developments that are setting new benchmarks in sustainable, energy efficient design and contemporary built environments.

Greg has extensive experience interpreting client briefs and formulating responsive client engagement strategies. A key consideration in Greg’s approach is the integration of sustainable principles to form an architectural language that is relevant and meaningful.

As a Project Director Greg has delivered several of the practices major projects including the $140m ACGP housing development, $28.2m Moorabbin Law Courts and $100m Karrenga Correctional Centre.


Riordan Gough
Director

With 21 years’ experience in architectural practice, FMSA Director Riordan Gough brings a deep expertise across a diversity of projects which extends across large mixed-use developments, civic and institutional facilities, education and urban design. He is an experienced project leader and architect capable of managing complex client and consultant teams through a variety of project types and building procurement methods.

Joining FMSA in 2005, Riordan has worked successfully with several Government and private clients, including Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning (DELWP), Victoria Police, Karingal and Headspace.

Riordan is committed to developing socially inclusive solutions that consider all aspects of sustainability to provide an environment which is universally accessible and beneficial to all users.


Michael Fooks
Principal

A founding director of the practice, Michael has more than 40 years of experience as a practising architect. Michael has developed particular expertise in large multi-unit residential development projects, senior living and aged-care facilities, commercial offices and heritage building analysis. His expertise and detailed design approach have underpinned the practice as has his detailed experience of planning and construction processes.


Peter Sandow
Principal

A strong and creative designer, Peter has more than 40 years of experience in a broad range of architectural fields including residential, education, tourism and community infrastructure projects.

Peter has a talent for producing eye-catching architectural design statements. His architectural skills are underpinned by a sound understanding of environmental and urban design as exemplified by recent projects at MLC Marshmead Campus, the Alpine School Snowy River Campus and PICAC campuses.


  • Hao Lee
    Associate Director

  • Hao Truong
    Associate - Senior Architect

  • Trevor Rees
    Associate - Senior Architect

  • Linus Wong
    Associate - Finance

  • Sonya Iskandar
    Associate - Senior Interior Designer

  • Jessica Hyde
    Associate - Communications

  • Josh Valentine
    Project Architect

  • James Kazalac
    Project Architect

  • Dana Bonacci
    Project Architect

  • Brendan Pelham
    Project Architect

  • Daniel Coomber

    Daniel Coomber
    Project Architect

  • Kirstin Griese
    Architect

  • Kim Dumayne
    Senior Interior Designer

  • Julie Watkins
    Project Services

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