PBD Architects + Project Managers, based in Sydney, work closely with clients in analyzing the market at concept stage, ensuring the end product is designed not only to be of the highest aesthetic standard but also to meet the intended target market.
PBD Architects is a multidisciplinary Design/Development Management practice committed to creating buildings that meet objectives of the project brief and adhere to the highest architectural standard.
With the experience and delivery capability to take projects through from inception to completion, we are often engaged to prepare initial feasibility studies on raw sites, generating both a design concept and financial plan for building procurement.
The practice has investors, local development companies and major internationally listed development corporations. These relationships have seen PBD Architects manage the interests of international clients for potential projects in the vicinity of $350 mill.
Experience within the team stems from all facets of the construction industry including Design/Architecture, Project/Development Management, Contract Administration and Technical Compliance. This combined knowledge ensures a holistic approach to design and building procurement.
Design, cost and program are considered key commercial elements in what the team at PBD Architects consider an “integrated design process” where limitations of a project should be posed by the site not its designer.
We are committed to providing an honest, reliable and personalised service in which meeting the financial and management goals of our clients becomes our primary concern.
Managing Director, Registered Architect
Paul Buljevic is a Registered Architect in New South Wales and a member of the Australian Institute of Architects. He has extensive experience in the design of residential housing and mixed-use developments of varying scale.
Paul’s knowledge of the processes involved in bringing a project to fruition stem from a history of working closely with Property Developers from early stages of site acquisition through to building procurement and Project Marketing.
With strong skills in the delivery of a building from conceptual/ schematic design to Architectural detailing, all project are undertaken with thoughtful and overarching design intent ensuring the end product responds to market and brief.
Practice / General Manager
A long history in Development and Project Management coupled with a background in Architecture provides Tomy with the added knowledge of the processes of design and planning.
Tomy has a passion for numbers. Responsible for preparing detailed feasibility studies on raw sites, Tomy has the capability to work with other team members in master planning and concept development strategies.
This holistic approach to development is seen favourably by PBD’s client database both locally and abroad.
Associate Director, Registered Architect
Theo is a registered architect in NSW with over 20 years experience completing projects with all levels of complexity. Theo has worked on a wide range of projects, medium density housing, large scale educational, sports and community buildings.
With a strong understanding of the statutory requirements and processes, Theo has been involved
in the coordination, management and ultimately development of design concepts through to construction.
Bill’s experience over nearly three decades covers all aspects of architectural design and management. His wide project experience includes single homes, medium and high density residential, retail and industrial, affordable housing, retirement and aged care, cultural, education and public buildings, and urban renewal. Many projects included the investigation, analysis and resolution of complex site constraints ranging from augmentation of and relocation of existing services, new infrastructure to serve the sites, bushfire and flood mitigation, road and stormwater infrastructure, heritage and landscape conservation as well as the need to undertake the development in and around occupied buildings.
Bill has worked extensively on medium and high density residential projects, in both private and social housing sectors, including projects at Mascot, Roseville, Sutherland, across southwest Sydney and on the Central Coast.
Karen has experience in the residential, health, commercial and mixed use development of the industry. Karen has been involved with the design development and documentation of projects through design to construction as well as interior detailing and finishes selection.
Project Architect / Registered Architect
Billy is a registered architect in NSW. Since joining PBD architects Billy has gained a wide range of experience ranging from high end residential dwellings, multi-unit residential developments, mixed used, commercial and industrial developments.
His skill set includes documentation and project co-ordination from concept to realization, contract administration and site management duties, a keen team player who displays a collabaritive approach within the office. Billy has also been involved training new staff and setting up quality assurance systems.
With over 15 years’ experience working on international projects Katie-Lee has traveled extensively throughout Europe presenting to clients and living on location whist projects are under construction. Her diverse project experience includes high-end residential, mixed use developments and a range of hospitality projects. Whist in London she worked for Foster and Partners on the renowned ‘Chesa Futura’ a ski chalet located in the Swiss Alps of St Moritz. Katie-Lee enjoys being part of a team working on all aspects of a project from initial concept design and construction documentation, applying her keen and careful eye through to the final finishing details.
Felicia has experience in working on a range of architectural projects including residential, educational and public projects in NSW and the ACT. She has particular interest in experimental and spatial design through strategic planning and interior detailing.
Immediately after graduating from university, Kristten went on to work on a number of prestigious international projects. She has lead a number of teams on retail, high rise & private residential, hospitality and institutional projects in Singapore, Vietnam and Malaysia often travelling for meetings and client presentations. Kristten has also worked on an airport project from her previous firm where she was responsible for the airport division team, coordinating with various consultants from London and Malaysia.
Reza graduated from University of New South Wales in 2009 with a Master of Architecture degree. He has been working in residential projects since graduation, both single dwelling and multi-unit residential.
Reza is responsible for project documentations and coordinations. He has good understanding of australian building codes and regulations to ensure smooth coordination and delivery of the projects.
Owen studied a Bachelor of Design Interior Design at UTS and has been working in the industry for 10 years. He is interested in design philosophy, design detailing and the impact that spaces can have on people’s lives. He believes spaces should be generous of spirit, space and finish.
With a background across retail, residential, multi-residential and aged care/seniors living, Owen leads PBD’s Interior Design projects and works with Architectural Team Leaders to deliver the projects. His early career was spent knee deep in documentation packages and this knowledge of detail benefits the concepts and designs Owen produces.
Owen has an interest in photography, vehicle design, furniture, fashion and art that informs his practice, process and concepts.
Senior Project Coordinator
Graduated from University of New South Wales with a Master of Architecture, Paul joined PBD Architects in 2016. Prior to joining our office Paul worked on a high end residential dwellings, commercial fitouts and industrial developments. Paul has a keen interest in construction of how forms are built in particular the experimental use of different material and its building process.
Since joining our office Paul is responsible for co-ordinating documentation on our various multi-unit residential projects. Working closely with our Senior Associates and with a keen eye for detail Paul ensures the delivery of design intent is meet through a rigorous & collaborative approach with consultants and team members within the office. Possessing a high standard of documentation skills and a good knowledge of construction ensures a smooth transition of our projects right through to completion.
With consolidated design skills and passion for architecture, Jason involves in a wide range of projects at different scales. He is also managing his own projects, focusing on design and 3D modeling at the design development stage for other feature PBD’s projects.
Jason displays an eagerness to learn and a strong desire for knowledge. He is always striving to work with the team in order to successfully achieve PBD’s objectives.
Tommy has gained exposure working in Malaysia before completing his Master of Architecture at University of New South Wales. Throughout the years, he was involved in projects ranging from single dwelling, multi-unit residential, SOHO, mixed-use and industrial development.
Since joining PBD Architects, Tommy has been responsible for developing sketch design into CAD documentation and project co-ordination to ensure delivery of projects within target dates. He is a naturally enthusiastic and motivated person who desires of accepting new challenging tasks.
Layla is a graduate of University of Auckland from New Zealand. Prior joining our office, she has worked on numerous multi-residential projects from concept design to construction documentation and has continued to expand her skills and knowledge in multi-residential work. Layla has been a team member at PBD Architects since February 2016.
Matthew joined PBD Architects in 2016 after completing several years working on office, commercial, retail and healthcare projects. Since joining our office, Matthew involved with the documentation and coordination of multi-residential projects. Prior to his studies, he served as a Medic Sergeant for The Republic of Singapore Navy for two years
Jeremy Hartono is a recent graduate of architecture at University of New South Wales.
Prior to joining PBD Architects, he gained valuable experience working at various residential projects in Sydney, which equipped him with the skill, confidence and technical knowledge in delivering projects.
Jeremy has contributed to the development of multiple residential projects. He has been responsible for managing project documentation and co-ordination.
Hector is a graduate architect since finishing his studies Colombia has had experience in single dwelling and multi-unit residential projects in both Colombia and Australia.
Since joining PBD Architects in 2016 he has been responsible for multiple phases of project design, from the conceptual stage creating 3D models and walkthrough visualisation and developing designs from concept through to DA submission.
Recently graduated from University Technology of Sydney, Kimberly has an open and creative mind-set approach toward design. From an interior and spatial design background, as well as visual communication, Kimberly is now trusted with documenting both interior and architecture drawings prior DA.