WILL COLLINS

Will Collins is a multi award winning Building Designer with a passion for modern sustainable design. With over 20 years experience within his own practice, Will has in his portfolio a wide range of projects from designing sustainable homes, luxury individual homes, duplexes, townhouse developments, additions and renovation designs.

Will has been invited to sit on many judging panels to award individuals within interior design colleges and with the Building Designers Association of Queensland. He was a president of the Gold Coast Branch in 2000-2001 and 2002-2003 and has been vice president for 7 years and secretary for 9 years. He graduated in 1984 at Gordon Technical College in Geelong and started his own practice after 10 years working with many architects practices. With extensive construction knowledge and passive solar design skills, Will has helped hundreds of clients achieve a house of their dreams.

MARIANA CLARO

With an eye for detail and creative thinking, Mariana brings to the practice elements of amazing Brazilian Architecture and Design. She graduated in Architecture and Urban Planning in 2003 from FAU Mackenzie, Sao Paulo, Brazil and settled in Australia in 2007 after sailing halfway around the world with her partner. During this time, Mariana lived in various places, extending her knowledge of other cultures and their unique building methods. She has experience in Brazil, New Zealand and Australia and is passionate about residential architecture.

Since living in Australia, Mariana participated in several workshops and conferences, working with Architects and Building Designers mainly in residential projects. Mariana loves solving clients specific initial design problems with a sustainable design approach and has a flair for unique design.

RITA SLOMPO

With up to eight years of experience in her private practice as a fully qualified architect in Brazil, Rita holds several awards on both residential and commercial fields. In Australia, she graduated from a Masters of Architecture and is responsible for our interior Design Projects. Rita is passionate about lighting, furniture design and researching innovative materials.

ANDREZA FORTUNA

Andreza moved to Australia in 2011 with a degree in marketing and a load of experience in customer services and sales. To follow her real passion for design and architecture, Andreza started her diploma in Building Design in 2016 and is working in the GCBD team as a draftsperson since graduating. Her personality and passion for design combined with the ability to work with different softwares makes Andreza a very important part of our team.