AUSTIN TUON
Founder | Director
+61 4 1008 6860

austin@vtas.com.au

As a founding partner and director, Austin has been the source of leadership in the design, documentation, and delivery of the practices' major projects. He has a strategic approach to residential, commercial, interior and healthcare developments which ensures consistently positive project outcomes.

TOAN NGO
Director
+61 2 7209 2838

toan@vtas.com.au

Toan continually seeks to question design norms and conventional planning paradigm, and with a strong commitment to architectural integrity and environmental sustainability, he and the practice have been able to navigate the challenges of the contemporary architectural environment to deliver design excellence.

NATHAN MARSHALL
Design Principal Melbourne
Head of Education Projects
+61 3 7018 2189

nathan@vtas.com.au

Nathan has over 15 years of experience in educational projects with further background in residential, community and commercial projects. Nathan’s passion is for creating exemplary educational facilities with a long history of delivering education projects, acting as project team leader, with particular interest and expertise in all aspects of architecture from conception to delivery.

DANIEL PHILLIPS
Associate
+61 2 7209 2837

daniel@vtas.com.au

Daniel has a combined experience of 15 years overseas and in Australia as a design manager and architect, on large scale residential, retail, educational, commercial, healthcare & age care buildings. He has strong communication skills that are critical in fast-paced, high-pressure site and office environments to assist in leading contractors, consultants and team members.

ANDREW VARGA
Associate
+61 3 7018 2196

andrew@vtas.com.au

Andrew has more than 30 years of experience in all facets of architecture, including residential, commercial and educational projects. He is now specialised in Education projects, mostly for the Victorian Department of Education & Training, and the Victorian School Building Authority (VSBA)

CHLOE SHERIDAN
Associate - Head of Interior Architecture

chloe@vtas.com.au

Chloe is a highly versatile, ambitious and conscientious interior designer with excellent design sensibilities and great dedication to the highest standards of architectural design. With 8+ years experience in interior architecture in a variety of projects including educational & commercial, she has extensive knowledge and insight into interior spaces and their occupants.

ERIKS ROZITIS
Associate
+61 3 7018 2197

eriks@vtas.com.au

Eriks has over 30 years of experience working with some of Melbourne's highest profile firms on a wide variety of projects. Eriks has focused on delivering education projects, acting as project team leader, with particular expertise in design development, contract documentation, coordination of the consultant team, specification writing, tendering and contract administration.

 

RICHARD LOWE
Project Architect
+61 3 7038 6569

richard@vtas.com.au

Richard has enjoyed working in the education sector for many years, with particular recent focus on specialist school solutions. Drawing on the expertise and knowledge of the teaching community at each school, has allowed the creation of innovative and successful learning environments.

SIMON WAPPLER
Project Coordinator

simon@vtas.com.au

With 5 + years’ experience across the commercial, health and education sectors, Simon has developed a keen eye for how the design of a space has great influence in the behavior of the end user. His technical knowledge of all aspects of a building enables him to push the envelope for a well thought out plan.

 

XIAOYI SUN
Project Staff

xiaoyi@vtas.com.au

Xiaoyi has a passion for human interaction and user experience in architecture, with particular interest in the use of colour and texture. She has assisted in a broad range of work from concept to handover. Xiaoyi holds a master of architecture (Monash Univerisity, Australia) and bachelor of architecture (Tianjin Chengjian University, China).

MIHALI MAHAIRAS
Project Coordinator

mihali@vtas.com.au

Mihali’s enthusiasm for the industry has driven him to acquire and develop the understanding necessary to develop designs with particular attention to detail and creativity. Over the past several years he has coordinated with various consultants, suppliers, and contractors to produce a high-quality output for each stage of the design.

VANESSA KHOURY
Project Coordinator

vanessa@vtas.com.au

Vanessa has over 5 years of experience in Architecture & Design working on a range of projects including residential, commercial, mixed-use developments, interior and retail fitouts. Vanessa has used her presentation and technical skills in the preparation of conceptual proposals, design briefs, construction documentation, 3d modelling and rendered imagery.

DANIELA KRESNADI
Project Staff

daniela@vtas.com.au

Daniela is a recent MArch Graduate from Monash University who enjoys storytelling through digital visualisations. She is interested in sustainability and believes architecture has a key role in shaping our future cities and lifestyles. She hails from a family of artists and believes that there is no better way to tell a story, or convey a design, than through a thoughtful image.

HIEN HO
Project Coordinator

hien@vtas.com.au

Hien believes that, when people are learning, they are growing. She always tries to develop the ability to relate things and to accumulate experience. She strives to create fresh, creative and high-quality functional work.

PHAT TRUONG
Project Staff

phat@vtas.com.au

Phat always discovers and learns new things about architecture, working skills in order to implement breakthrough work methods to speed up work to save working time. His working guideline: Time is money.

LAM DO
Project Coordinator

lam@vtas.com.au

Lam always strives to speed up the workflow of the team members. Fresh and creative ideas are the principles of Lam's practice. Lam's combined skills in architecture and engineer enable him to ensure that high-quality functional solutions are delivered on time and within budget.

HAI TRAN
Project Staff

hai@vtas.com.au

Since Hai was a child, Hai has had a special love for architecture. Hai always learns to practice, cultivate himself and often finds new methods at work. His passion for work is to do thing differently and set recording achievements in career path. "I am a calculated risk-taker who always wants to try and explore new things".

TRANG BUI
Project Staff

trang@vtas.com.au

Trang recently graduated from Ton Duc Thang University, majoring in Architecture. Although she does not have much experience, she always tries to learn from everyone to be able to create value for the best work. She enjoys working teamwork and is eager to help out with her colleagues

HANH LE
Marketing Officer

hanh@vtas.com.au

Hanh helps to empower individuals and organizations to accelerate digital marketing capabilities in awareness and revenue opportunities. Hanh experienced in marketing, social media and design development. She holds an Academic background with a degree in Business (M.Econ) focused on Business Administration and Management from the University of Economics

TRUC NGUYEN
Receptionist cum Admin

truc@vtas.com.au

Since Truc was 18, she has been working to support her life and she learns new things in her career fastly. Although her job at VTAS is receptionist, she also has experience in editing and writing content. Truc will keep every task under her control and make sure they will be finished in time to support people and motivate them to work better. She works well in both situations: teamwork or independently.

 

NGOC TANG
Coordinator

ngoc@vtas.com.au

Ngoc serves as HR officer and Accountant for HCMC Brand. Focus areas and core functions of the department include benefits, compensation management, payroll administration, recruitment and staffing management, organizational and employee development. She controls cost, corporate cash flow in the budgeting process.

LINH PHAN
Intern

linh@vtas.com.au

Linh is currently a student of Architecture major at Ton Duc Thang university, HCMC.He likes solve difficult problems with architecture and come up with a solutions for it.He is always learning, creating and finding new ideas to perform well for the job.

ANH DO
Intern

anh@vtas.com.au

Anh is currently a student of Construction Architecture major at the University of Architecture, HCMC. she likes to solve environmental problems with architecture, with energy-saving solutions. Her design works always in harmony with nature, therefore It will be useful for the environment and society.

JOHN PATRICK
Founder

For over 40 years, John Patrick has provided expert knowledge and advice, well beyond the realms of traditional architectural services to the Department of Education, Independent Schools, and Catholic Schools. He has completed hundreds of primary schools, secondary colleges, and private school projects.

TOM VANOVAC
Founder

Tom has over 40 years of experience in the design of a wide variety of commercial and residential buildings, aged care and healthcare projects, industrial developments, hotels and interiors in Australia, Asia and Europe. Tom holds post-graduate qualifications in architectural conservation.