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  • Conrad Johnston Director

    Registered architect (NSW) 8270
    Class 2 Certification, PDP0000646
    Member, Australian Institute of Architects (AIA)
    B.Sc.Arch, B.Arch Hon. (USYD)

     

    As director and founder of Studio Johnston, Conrad’s track record speaks for itself. His design philosophy is based on people, narrative and place. His aesthetic is a balance of bold design, refined details and earthy material choices. Conrad’s vision integrates the many elements of architecture - light, landscape, form and spatial quality – into a cohesive whole that’s much more than the sum of its parts. 

  • Stefanie Robinson Project Director & Practice Manager

    M.Arch (UC)

    Stefanie is a skilled all-rounder with a speciality in education environments. Working across all studio projects from master planning to private residences, her superpowers are construction details and drawings, and DA documentation. Recent projects include luxury apartments in Clovelly, homes in Queens Park and Rose Bay and our competition-winning design for 191 apartments in Alexandria called Amara. Out of the studio, Stefanie’s interests include pasta making, painting, lawn bowls and gardening.        

  • Kate Pereira Studio Operations Manager

    B.ScArch (USYD)

    An experienced project manager, Kate combines her love of design with a near obsession for organising processes to oversee the everyday operations at Studio Johnston, including contract administration, HR and marketing. Out of the studio you will find her with her nose in a book or planning her next travel adventure. 

  • Phei Ding Lee Architect

    Registered architect (NSW) 11349
    M.Arch (UNEWC), B.Sc.Arch Hon. (Taylor’s University, Malaysia)

    Having studied in both Malaysia and Australia, Phei Ding joins us as with a unique Indo Pacific lens. Her expertise includes mixed-use, multi-residential and aged-care design, exploring both the purpose and challenge of architecture – to improve living environments. Out of the studio, Phei Ding enjoys exploring Sydney suburbs, nature walks, bungee jumping and skydiving.

  • Andrew Best Graduate of Architecture

    B.Arch, M.Arch (UNSW)

    Andrew joined the studio as an architecture student, and has grown into the practice while completing his Masters at UNSW. Andrew is working towards his registration as an architect and is currently project designer on several large sites. His out of office interests include studies in architectural + design theory and the integration of current technologies in the design process.

  • Antoine Portier Graduate of Architecture

    M.Arch, B.Des.Arch (USYD)

    Antoine joined us as a graduate with heritage experience and the Brian Patrick Keirnan Prize Student Award from the AIA. Recent projects include design schematics and documentation for multi-residential projects in Lewisham and South Coogee. Outside the studio, Antione is something of a renaissance man: a keen bushwalker and frequenter of art galleries. 

  • Stefania Reynolds Project Director & Head of Interiors

    Art Foundation (Canterbury University), B.ScArch (Bath Uni), M.Arch (UNSW)

    Visual artist and interior designer Stefania has studied art and architecture in Greece, France, the UK and Australia, receiving her Masters of Architecture from the UNSW. As Project Director and Head of Interiors, she works across  different scales, from bespoke homes to multi-residential apartments, workplaces and hotels. Recent projects include Cremorne boutique developments, Surry Hills Hotel, Amici apartments and the bespoke Whale beach House, which includes some of her artwork.

  • Alan Powell Project Director & Quality Manager

    Registered architect (NSW) 9881 & (Tas) 1147
    Class 2 Certification, DEP0001220 
    M.Arch, B.DesArch (USYD)

    Working across a range of building typologies, from high-rise urban developments to public projects and bespoke homes, Alan is an experienced conceptual designer and project manager. Key projects include the award-winning Waranara Early Learning Centre at Green Square, the Cook Park Amenities in Rockdale, and in development Midtown Macquarie Park C3. Outside of work Alan heads for the bush - to mountain bike, camp or ‘forest bathe’ with his family.

  • Patanant Luangsangthong Graduate of Architecture

    M.Arch, B.Des.Arch (UTS)

    Pat first joined our studio as a graduate. Since returning with commercial and precinct-scale experience from a large city practice, she has found a natural home working on our large multi-residential projects, from Bondi to Macquarie Park and Rockdale. Pat has taught interior architecture, and is a regular on the critique panel at UTS Architecture School. When she is not browsing for mid-century vintage furniture, Pat is developing a palette for orange (or amber) wines.

  • Vicki Sfouggaristos Interior Designer

    B.Des (Interior Architecture) Hon. (UTS)

    Passionate about the coupling of architecture, interior and spatial design, Vicki’s main studio project  is interiors and marketing suites for a 168-apartment development at Macquarie Park in Sydney’s northwest. Prior to joining Studio Johnston, she also worked on graphic design for a gourmet food brand. Having moved from Darwin to study at UTS (where she also tutors) Vicki is avidly ‘discovering’ Sydney, one restaurant at a time.

  • Jonathan Tong Graduate of Architecture

    B.Arch (UNSW), M.Arch Hon. 1 (USYD)

    Artist, musician and filmmaker are just three of the creative hats that Jonathan wears. Having joined the studio as a graduate, he has deep-dived into our projects to help streamline documentation at the back end, while illustrating schematic design at the front end with graphics, animation and film. Recent projects include multi-residential projects in Balmain and Lewisham in Sydney’s Inner West. 

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