Join our team | Registered Architect – minimum 5+ years experience.

FMSA Architecture currently has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Registered Architect to join our team on a full-time basis.

The role:

FMSA Architecture is seeking a Registered Architect with a minimum of 5+ years experience to join our dynamic team of architects and interior designers. In this position you will have the opportunity to work in a team environment to deliver a range of project from small to highly complex large-scale projects. Operating from our studio in North Melbourne, you will have the opportunity to deliver projects through all stages of development with a focus on design, documentation, and project delivery. This is a full-time position based at our studio in North Melbourne, close to public transport, the CBD and Queen Victoria Market precinct.

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Join our team | Experienced Architectural Draftsperson

FMSA Architecture currently has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Architectural Draftsperson to join our team on a full-time basis.

About FMSA:

FMSA Architecture is an integrated design practice specialising in forward thinking architectural and interior design solutions. For over 45 years FMSA Architecture has designed built environments for people to thrive in. We provide quality ‘end to end’ services for projects with a focus on sectors including government, education, residential, aged care and commercial environments. Located in North Melbourne, we provide highly personalised services to our clients across Victoria and interstate with a commitment to high quality design, construction detailing and thorough project documentation.

The role:

FMSA Architecture is seeking an experienced draftsperson with a minimum of 5+ years industry experience to join our dynamic team of architects and interior designers. In this position you will have the opportunity to deliver high quality documentation across all phases of development. Working independently or teams, you will be required to liaise with the project architect and other members of the project team as required to ensure the documentation is well-coordinated and accurate.

This is a full-time position based at our studio in North Melbourne, close to public transport, the CBD and Queen Victoria Market precinct.

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FMSA staff visit the Victoria Police Centre for Family Violence

FMSA staff toured the new Victoria Police Centre for Family Violence facility at the Victoria Police Glen Waverley campus. Delivered under a design and construct with Ireland Brown Constructions, the $11 million project has been constructed in 7 months. The new complex has been designed to facilitate the domestic violence training centre, complete with practical classrooms, syndicate rooms and office space for staff.

Led by Project Architect Hao Lee, staff spent a sunny Saturday morning touring the unique building. The team enjoyed the behind the scenes look at the cadet and staff spaces including practical scenario classrooms and auditorium. Several staff in attendance were involved in different stages of the project and were excited to see the design intent realised so well.

Thank you to Project Architect Hao Lee, and Ireland Brown Construction for facilitating the visit.

Photos: FMSA Architecture.


Media: New net-zero energy PICAC Narre Warren education centre featured in Create

Australia is set to have its first Net Zero Energy education and research facility, the Plumbing Industry Climate Action Centre (PICAC) at Narre Warren.

The landmark project was recently featured by Create.Digital.  The article discusses how our collaboration with engineers NDY has delivered an ambitious design using the latest sustainable design innovations. Read more here:

https://www.createdigital.org.au/magazines/net-zero-energy-education-centre-sustainable-building-practices/


Construction begins on the new Centre for Family Violence training facility

Construction is officially underway on the new Centre for Family Violence training facility at the Victoria Police Academy. This exciting new project was procured via a “true” design and construct methodology in partnership with  Ireland Brown Construction,  Meinhardt and Outlines Landscape Architecture. The new complex has been designed to facilitate the domestic violence training centre, complete with practical classrooms, syndicate rooms and office space for staff.

Featured recently on 7 News Melbourne, the innovative education facility is currently under construction.

Family violence training

Senior police have admitted they failed victims of family violence in past years, by not treating the crime seriously enough.www.7news.com.au#7News

Posted by 7 News Melbourne on Sunday, 17 June 2018

 

L-R: Kevin Casey (Asst. Commissioner), Vanessa Brotto (Vic Police – Head of Centre for Family Violence) , Andrew Crisp (Deputy Commissioner), The Hon. Lisa Neville (Police Minister), Greg Anson (FMSA), Hao Lee (FMSA), Nigel Brown (IBC).


Carpet Call NSW Headquarters by FMSA Architecture

Project Update | A new headquarters for Carpet Call NSW

FMSA Architecture is excited to share progress of our latest project with Carpet Call – their new NSW headquarters.

Located in Sydney’s north western suburb of Seven Hills, the new facility will include a dedicated trade showroom, two levels of office space, warehouse, basement carpark for 58 vehicles and underground fire sprinkler and rain water tanks to maximise the developable area of the site.

Appointed builder Vaughan Constructions have begun site works and expect to complete the project in the first quarter of 2019.


UIB Wellness Workshop – How is the built environment impacting your health?

“90% of our lives are spent indoors and it has a lasting impact on our health”.

Last Friday, Karen Tan from FMSA presented alongside Robert De Nardis from Ergologic and Lisa Middleton – Advanced Sports Dietitian at the United in Business workshop on “Wellness” to understand further how to make positive change in life & those around us.

Karen spoke about the built environment and how it affects our health in varying degrees. The role the built environment and our habits were explained and participants took away 3 top tips on how to reduce their built environments impact on them.

Want to learn more? Contact Karen at our office!


FMSA supports the MS Walk & Fun Run

Congratulations to the FMSA team on their efforts over the weekend at the MS Get Involved Melbourne Fun Run & Walk.  Taking place on a crisp but clear Melbourne winter morning, the atmosphere was full of fun and positivity from the crowd gathered at Albert Park Lake to support the great work that the organisation does for MS research and support services.

James, Joel and Jess successfully hit the pavement in the 5km events, with Riordan doing the double backing up his 10km run with the 5km walk. Great effort team!

Thank you to everyone for supporting the team in raising $865 for the great work this organisation does.


FMSA set to support the 2018 MS Fun Run & Walk!

Team FMSA are excited to be participating in the MS Walk & Fun Run in June! The fantastic event raises funds to help people living with MS get the support they need to achieve their goals and live life to the fullest.

If you would like to support our team in raising money for this great cause, please visit our team donation page here.

Stay posted for updates from our training runs and upcoming fundraising events in the coming months.


Complete Project | Siles Imaging Clinic Epworth Geelong

Completed in 2017, FMSA Architecture was engaged to design and document the interior fitout solution for a new Siles Health imaging clinic at the Epworth Geelong Hospital in Waurn Ponds.

The client required a custom clinic design in line with their corporate branding and values to support the specialised women’s health services that they provide including ultrasound, genetic counselling, fetal cardiology and pathology collection.

The design solution developed by our interior designers subtly utilises the client’s corporate branding and colours with restraint to create a calm, inviting and modern clinic environment for patients and staff.

Branding is strategically positioned throughout the clinic to be viewed from the public area of the Epworth Geelong Hospital to minimise the visual noise in the modest clinic.

The rich purple of the Siles Health branding is used to create contrast against the neutral colour palette of cool whites and greys. Rather than introduce a competing feature colour, texture is used in the form of wall panels and fabrics to distinguish functions and create a softness in the space.

Photography: Rachael Dere Photography