Multidisciplinary architectural practice Warren and Mahoney announces the appointment of Richard Weinman as Principal to head their Melbourne studio. The firm has also moved their Melbourne operations to a larger studio in Flinders Lane to accommodate the rapidly expanding team.

The new head of the Melbourne studio, Richard Weinman has more than 25 years of architectural experience, bringing a wealth of local and international experience to the practice in all sectors of the industry.

Previously with Woods Bagot’s Sydney studio where he was the Lifestyle Sector Leader, and also an Associate Director of Fender Katsalidis Architects, the award-winning architect has worked on numerous landmark projects in Sydney and Melbourne, such as Fulton Lane in Melbourne, St Margarets in Surry Hills, 168 Walker Street in North Sydney, and Trio Apartments in Camperdown, all of which have received acclaim from industry peers. His design of Trio Apartments was awarded the prestigious UDIA National High Density Residential Award in 2010.

John Coop, Chairman, Warren and Mahoney said Richard’s leadership skills and strong knowledge and nuances of the Melbourne architectural market made him the ideal person to head their business in the city.

Additionally, Warren and Mahoney Melbourne has also promoted Nick Deans to Associate. Deans has worked on several high profile projects, notably Tim Gurner’s latest residential projects – Regent Apartments in Richmond and Stanley Street Apartments in Collingwood, due to be completed later this year.

Coop is confident that Weinman and Deans will together lead the team to provide innovative, fresh and functional designs that create great value and long-term enjoyment for client and community alike.

Having outgrown their premises in Docklands in two short years, Warren and Mahoney’s Melbourne studio recently relocated to 141 Flinders Lane into an adaptable, modern workspace.