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 almost 50 years FMSA Architecture has designed built environments that people thrive in.

Our team of 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 Naarm on Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung Country, 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

COVID Response. 

In line with current Victorian Government restrictions , our practice is supporting the capacity limits on businesses by implementing a hybrid studio and remote work model. Our practice is required to comply with the Victorian COVID-19 Vaccination Directions for workers and specialised industries, and have systems in place to confirm the compliance of our team. We have developed a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy which applies to our office location, and to all persons seeking entry including staff and visitors. We appreciate your assistance in maintaining a safe workplace for our team.  Our continuity statement  and associate policy is available to review here.

Management Systems

FMSA Architecture 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 Sci-Qual 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

Always was, always will be. 

FMSA Architecture acknowledges the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of this nation as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we live and work. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging, and stand together with leaders of today and tomorrow. We honour their peoples’ unique cultural values and continuing spiritual connection to land, waters and seas.

We are committed to the recognition and celebration of the cultural, spiritual and educational practices of their peoples’ through our design and practice.

Our studio is located on the lands of the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung peoples in Naarm.

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

With 23 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.

Peter Sandow

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

    Hao Lee
    Associate Director

  • Trevor Rees
    Associate - Senior Architect

  • Linus Wong
    Associate - Finance

  • Jessica Hyde
    Associate - Communications

  • Patrick Ong
    Principal | Seniors Living

  • James Kazalac
    Project Architect

  • Brendan Pelham
    Project Architect

  • Daniel Coomber
    Project Architect

  • Kerri Pratt
    Project Architect

  • Anna Moraweic
    Project Architect

  • Chiara Abbassaggi
    Interior Designer

  • Alice Jacobs
    Interior Designer

  • Julie Watkins
    QA Manager & Project Services

  • John Goutsis
    Architectural Graduate

  • Yale Teo
    Architectural Graduate

  • Marielle Page
    Architectural Technician

  • Nawar Kunda
    Senior Draftsperson

  • Steve Nichols

  • Matthew Whittle

  • James Pullin
    Student Technician

  • Stephen Annett
    Student Technician

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