FORM architects, established in 1992, is a team of architects, interior designers, heritage specialists, and technicians with a reputation for innovative architectural consultancy with a focus on contemporary design in relation to culturally significant sites. FORM architects coordinate the project through preparing briefing documents, design, detail documentation and contract administration.
Our portfolio of successful projects include:
• Individual, medium density and high rise housing,
• Serviced apartment, guest house and hotels
• Commercial buildings and interiors,
• Educational and scientific buildings
• Conservation planning and restoration,
• Adaptive reuse of redundant buildings,
• Individual contemporary housing
FORM architects have highly developed verbal and graphic communication skills, largely as a result of our role as heritage consultants and the necessity to communicate with a broad range of consultants and authorities. FORM works in consultation with all disciplines of engineering and services consultants in addition to urban designers, planners, archaeologists, historians and archivists. As well as preparing design documentation, we are adept at model making, computer modeling, planning and documentation for presentation to clients and at the Land and Environment Court. FORM architects (aust) pty ltd record of accomplishment is demonstrated by the high proportion of repeat clientele.
RON EDGAR (B ARCH FAIA)
Qualifications & Associations: Registered Architect NSW No. 5022. Bachelor of Architecture, NSW Institute of Technology (now UTS). Fellow Australian Institute of Architects (FAIA).
Ron brings over 35 years experience in architecture and over 20 years as a director in his own practice. Specialising in architecture related to culturally significant or sensitive sites.
2010 – Present Principal/Director, FORM architects (aust) pty ltd
2008 – 2010 Director, HBO+EMTB Heritage pty ltd
1992 – 2008 Principal/Director, FORM architects (aust) pty ltd
1992 – Present Heritage Advisor, Holroyd City Council
2005 – 2009 Director (Heritage), UIA Region IV (Asia Pacific)
2007 UIA Representative – UNESCO World Heritage
Committee, Christchurch NZ
2008 Delegate to UIA General Assembly, Turin, Italy
2000 – Current NSW Architects Registration Board Examiner
Senior Architect (2005 – Present)
Qualifications: Registered Architect No.7965. Bachelor of Architecture, University of New South Wales.
Carman has been involved in early concept design, DA, CC, CD and Contract Administration stages. Her responsibilities include liaising and coordinating with clients, consultants and Council.
Carman is fluent in English, Mandarin & Cantonese.
2008 – 2010 HBO+EMTB
Senior Interior Designer (2005 – 2007; 2009 – Present)
Qualifications: Bachelor of Interior Architecture, University of New South Wales.
Maggie is an Interior Designer with more than 5 years of professional experience across a broad range of architectural and interior design projects, at various stages from concept to completion. She has been responsible for interior detailing, lighting, finishes, fixtures and furniture selection, and preparation of presentation materials for clients, Council and exhibition.
2008 – 2009 SJB Interiors
2009 – 2010 HBO+EMTB pty ltd
Architectural Graduate (2011 – Present)
Qualifications: Master of Architecture, University of Sydney. Bachelor of Design (Architecture), University of Sydney.
Ingrid works directly with the Director and completed her degree in2011. She gained overseas experience having worked in architecture and design firms both in Shanghai and Hong Kong. Ingrid also studied abroad for a semester in Lund, Sweden. She has ‘native’ fluency in English, Mandarin and Taiwanese.
2009 Arina Consultants (formerly WHP Architects)
2008 – 2009 Shanghai Zhongxin Architectural Design and Research Institute Co Ltd
Architectural Graduate (2010 – Present)
Qualifications: Master of Architecture, University of New South Wales. Bachelor of Architecture, University of New South Wales.
Albie is currently assisting with both medium and large scale projects; gaining experience in DA, CC, Tender and Construction Documentation. Her current role also involves administrative responsibilities, liaison with local government authorities, consultants and clients.
2008 – 2010 HBO+EMTB pty ltd