Virginia joined WRA on its founding in 1988; became a Director in 1992 and Managing Director in 2006. She has experience in all facets of the architectural and building process, and is involved with all major projects undertaken by the practice. She specialises in pre-design services such as master planning, business cases, functional briefs. She is a recognised specialist in performing arts facility design and lead author of Oh You Beautiful Stage: Australian Design and Technical Benchmarks for Performing Arts Centres.
Chris Hose | Director (2007) | Cert. Architectural Technology 1990
Chris joined WRA after qualifying in 1991; became an Associate in 1998 and Director in 2007. He is an exceptional project leader combining great design skill with enormous depth of knowledge of construction detailing and contract administration. He contributes to concept design for most projects and has extensive experience as Project Director of educational, sports, aquatic and cultural facilities.
Tammy Beck | Associate Director (2014) | B.Arch (Hons) | M. Social Science (Public Policy) Reg. Arch | AIA
Tammy joined WRA in 2004 and specialises in pre-design, master planning and concept design with particular expertise in education and community services projects. Tammy has exceptional communication, consultation and analytic skills, and a finely honed design sense. She leads our Design Review and people management at WRA and drives our management excellence.
Stephen Maxwell | Associate Director (2014) | Assoc. Dip. Applied Science | Dip. Arch Drafting | Reg Draftsman
Steve joined WRA in 2001 and has extensive experience in the design documentation of our full range of projects, predominantly sports and recreation, cultural and community centres. He manages our CAD, BIM and IT systems and is responsible as Project Director for design development, contract documentation and contract administration on a wide range of projects.
Amanda Meiklejohn | Associate (2014) | B.Arch NZ
Amanda joined us in 2010, became lead of interior architecture in 2013 and Associate in 2015. She has a talent for designing interior spaces, excellent knowledge of trends, materials and finishes. She excels in eliciting client and stakeholder needs and communicating her ideas to them, and works on all our projects.