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Patrick McGuinness Architect Designer

Patrick McGuinness Architect | Project Designer

Desmond Brooks Architect DBA

In a span of three decades, Patrick has been involved in the design of a wide range of resort, retail and residential projects including lead and senior roles on major projects in Australia, Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia and Papua New Guinea.

Before moving to Australia from Dublin, Ireland in 1983, Patrick was involved in major government public contemporary and heritage buildings. Patrick completed his studies for Architectural registration in Australia at QUT under the Board of Architects NSW.

Patrick has also holds a Business Degree with Major in Operations Management.
Patrick’s strengths and expertise are in guiding and supporting the team in their design process, liaison with the client and managing the external consultant inputs.

Patrick joined Media Five, later become Desmond Brooks International (DBI), shortly after arriving in Australia and was an associate for eight years leaving to work on overseas projects. In the intervening years he has worked on the development of resort and residential high rise towers in Australia and throughout Asia.

Patrick maintained a close relationship with Desmond John and Lee and joined the DBA Cadre to continue the mutually shared passion for architecture,  it can be serious but it has to be fun to achieve the best outcomes.

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