Innovative and functional design
Innovative and functional design
Design Core Architects focus on residential, educational and accessible building design for people of all ages and abilities. We aim to design buildings that enhance people’s lives and are a joy in which to live and work.
Our architecture is about the people who live and work in the buildings we design and is the outcome of a thorough and detailed consultation process.
Design Core Architects is a Melbourne based firm with specialist experience in residential, educational, and aged care architecture. We provide end to end project management services including assistance with funding applications, master planning, concept design, construction documentation and contract administration.
Our primary focus is educational architecture & accessible design. We provide end to end project management services including assistance with funding applications, master planning, concept design, construction documentation and contract administration.
Design Core Architects undertake a wide range of building design projects for both government and independent schools throughout Victoria. We assist schools with the preparation of funding applications for submission to government departments when required and provide valuable, professional consultation and support throughout the entire building procurement process. READ MORE
Design Core Architects strive to design built environments that are barrier free across all building types. Accessible building design is essential to eliminate obstacles that exclude people with limited abilities. Our team of experienced architects take great care during the design process to provide innovative and practical solutions to the accessibility needs of our clients. READ MORE
Energy efficiency, environmental sustainability, cost effective construction, bushfire resistant design – with a wealth of experience Design Core Architects offer residential design services in the creation of unique new homes that are tailored to suit your individual needs and the topography of your site. READ MORE
“If you visit one of our schools or aged care facilities, you’ll find happy people”
Jody Wallis – Principal and Director, Design Core Architects
Since 2013 Design Core Architects have been building upon the significant reputation of Peter G. Lyall & Associates. Its team of architects and designers are highly experienced professionals who take great pride in their work and proudly carry the mantle of 30+ years of building design for people of all ages.
Design Core Architects has over 30 years of experience designing schools and educational facilities. We’ve designed and built educational facilities in numerous metropolitan and regional locations within Victoria, developing strong, long term relationships with many schools over the years.
Through the Victorian School Building Authority and Victorian Independent Schools Block Grant Authority we have worked with a wide range of schools including Glenroy Specialist School, Monash Special Developmental School, Mount Evelyn Special Developmental School, Oakleigh Grammar, Aitken College, Darul Ulum College of Victoria, and many more.
Child Care and Early Education / Kinder facilities associated with many of the schools we work with are a common addition to the range of projects undertaken.
Aged care projects include Westmont Aged Care, Willandra at Eltham, and The Mornington – a village offering independent living units, apartments and high care accommodation.
Design Core Architects have provided outstanding service in the planning and implementation of these projects.They always demonstrate a very professional attitude which creates a professional working relationship with clients.
Croydon Special Developmental School