Inclusiveness and diversity reflected in Plus promotions
Plus Architecture has announced a number of promotions and appointments this month which will strengthen its studios in Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane.
The practice believes the appointments reflect 25 years of a diverse and inclusive work culture. The promotions are part of a demonstration of Plus’ growth in the Asia-Pacific region, which continues to deliver community-defined design results, innovation and sustainability.
Proud to have a consistent balance of gender representation for many years, Plus Architecture maintains fair recruitment, compensation, advancement, mentoring and promotion processes to actively support all staff in advancing their careers. and fostering true inclusion.
For Plus Architecture Director Patric Przeradzki, the nominations reflect Plus Architecture’s policy of inclusivity and the importance of elevating new and emerging leaders at all levels of the practice.
“Driven by a passionate workforce of more than 200 creatives from diverse social and cultural backgrounds, we maintain an ongoing commitment to providing our clients with a diverse range of design talent and expertise,” says Przeradzki.
Candice Ng has been elevated to the role of principal and will now become a vital part of the development of the Melbourne studio. Involved in various Plus projects including 600 Collins, Galleria and VicUrban Logis Industrial Park over the past decade, Ng’s expertise lies in all aspects of project development, feasibility, master planning, design sketches to the building administration.
“It’s not always easy to find a workplace in this industry with such inclusive policies to help you thrive, especially while I was balancing motherhood,” she says.
“Plus Architecture has helped me through this stage of my career with valuable training, mentorship opportunities and flexible work arrangements that include part-time work. Being part of this practice has been a truly rewarding professional experience. in my career.
Plus’s Perth studio has seen immense growth since opening in 2017, reflected in four West Coast promotions. Jonathan Ng has been promoted to senior partner with Kim Ling, Nicholas Putrasia and Giordana Vizzari set to take on the role of partner. Jonathan Ng is a valued mentor to junior staff, with his technical expertise coupled with his creative vision and innovative approach to design.
Ling is an enthusiastic interior designer with over ten years of experience in a range of projects including residential, commercial and retail. She takes a multifaceted approach to problem solving, delivering successful project results as seen in her work on commercial and residential projects.
With experience in a range of project typologies, Putrasia expertly leads multidisciplinary teams through all facets of the design process. Her attention to detail helps deliver each project to design intent while meeting client expectations on time and budget.
Drawing on over eight years of industry experience across a wide range of projects, Vizzari follows a design philosophy based on collaboration and creative exploration and is inspired by culture, art and history to deliver holistic and innovative design results.
Anthony Tai joins Brisbane’s Plus studio as an associate, bringing with him his hands-on, collaborative approach to working with clients and project stakeholders. Detail-oriented and seeking to balance practical needs with creative architectural solutions, Tai’s portfolio emphasizes retail and mixed-use projects, with experience in multi-residential, general planning and commercial projects. .