About

Established in 2003, Focus Architecture was founded to provide a more structured approach for continued implementation of the successful processes that we have developed over the last 10 years helping clients realize their vision for their homes and lifestyles.

From working in this field for many years, we understand the problems and pitfalls of the industry and by using our services you can be confident that:

  • You won’t be stung with unexpected or hidden fees and charges as we disclose all costs associated with the project prior to carrying out the work
  • We have accreditation with the Australian Institute of Architects and adhere to its code of conduct
  • We work with industry leading professionals and builders to provide a team based service.

 

About Evan Pickering, Grad. Dip. Arch

I enjoy helping people turn their ideas into reality and have been doing that for 25 years working for Architectural Companies, for myself as a sole-practitioner and in recent years I have set up Focus Architecture as a business to continue these processes into the future.

When I get the opportunity, I enjoy going for long walks with my wife and 2 dogs. I am a long term Brisbane resident and I live in a traditional tin & timber character Queenslander home in the inner suburbs. I have spent the last 15 years carrying out renovations on my own home, so I understand the problems and pitfalls associated with these homes. Living with my wife and 2 daughters provides insights into the challenges associated with modern family life. This is invaluable when designing for clients who have children, or for those who don’t yet have any but are planning a family.

I find it frustrating to see wasted opportunities that result when people assume that they can’t afford to design their new house or extension and use something inferior that doesn’t make best use of their site. The saving of a few thousand dollars can often result in the loss of tens of thousands in reduced valuation. Not only that but the amenity and appearance of the property is often severely reduced.

EDUCATION
Graduate Diploma Architecture, 1982, Queensland Institute of Technology Bachelor of Applied Science (Built Environment), 1979, Queensland Institute of Technology

REGISTRATION
Architect (Qld), 1985
Registration No. 2042

AFFILIATIONS
Royal Australian Institute Of Architects – Corporate Membership
Archicentre accredited since 2000

INSURANCES
Professional Indemnity Insurances – $1,000,000
Public Liability Insurance – $5,000,000

PQC ACCREDITATION WITH QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT
Certificate 909A – Level 3 Accreditation

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