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NONDA KATSALIDIS

FOUNDING DIRECTOR OF FENDER KATSALIDIS ARCHITECTS

NONDA KATSALIDIS

ARCHITECT OF CHANGE

Widely awarded and recognised as one of Australia's leading architects, Nonda Katsalidis is renowned for his seamless integration of architecture and art. Nonda and Fender Katsalidis co-founder Karl Fender are industry pioneers who have advanced new designs and processes that continually redefine the city's built landscape. Fender Katsalidis' architecture has been gracing Melbourne's residential landscape for decades with each contribution paving the way for a new approach to city living.

From the CBD's first purposed-designed apartment building, to Melbourne'sthen tallest residential tower and Hobart's famous Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), Nonda has been a champion of new technology and methodologies inarchitecture. His inventive approach continues to inform the design of some of thecity's most notable buildings and his influence, both in Australia and overseas, has brought significant change to the industry and its outlook.

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“Design should appreciate a site's architectural legacy...”

FENDER KATSALIDIS ARCHITECTS

ARCHITECT & INTERIOR DESIGNER

FENDER KATSALIDIS ARCHITECTS

Founded on the philosophy of innovation through collaboration, Fender Katsalidis has evolved from a Melbourne-centric architectural practice, to a highly awarded, multi-disciplinary international design firm whose work now influences built environment thinking across the globe.

We seek and deliver holistic solutions in architecture, masterplanning, urban design and interiors; notable for their design quality, civic contribution and economic mindfulness.

To ensure such outcomes remain our hallmark we expose the practice to new and different ways of thinking and extend our expertise far beyond the expected. Fender Katsalidis was a pioneer, and remains a leader, in 3D virtual modelling and building information systems, while the Unitised Building system invented by practice co-founder, Nonda Katsalidis, continues to revolutionise construction timeframes and costs. Perhaps best known for our definitive tall building and public realm design, we are proud of a culture of innovation that has helped shape modern Melbourne.

Paragon transforms perceptions of CBD apartment living. It juxtaposes the old and the new while capitalising on a small footprint within an elevated site.

A slender pencil profile rises with the city skyline, yet allows for only a few residences per floor, to deliver a truly boutique living experience within a highrise context. The modern structure and refined metal and glass surface treatment makes a striking visual statement that remains sensitive to its environment.

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ADAM D'SYLVA

HEAD CHEF OF CODA AND TONKA RESTAURANTS

ADAM D'SYLVA

CULTIVATE GOOD TASTE

Adam D'Sylva holds a highly regarded reputation in the alumni of chefs, restaurateurs and hospitality names that have propelled Melbourne to the forefront of a culinary scene where chefs are the new celebrity.

Young Chef of the Year and a slew of awards later, Adam is widely recognised for evolving Melbournian dining experiences, yet remains understated, preferring to let his work walk the talk. And it does in spectactular form.

As part owner and executive chef of two lauded CBD restaurants, both awarded chef's hats within a year of opening, he is challenging established concepts and re-imagining modern menus with an open minded confidence that is thrilling diners from around Australia and the globe.

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PAUL BANGAY

LANDSCAPE DESIGNER

PAUL BANGAY

For 25 years Paul Bangay has fulfilled his clients' aspirations for gardens that are expressive of the timeless elegance and classic simplicity for which he is internationally renowned.

Widely regarded as the foremost garden designer in Australia today, Bangay's clients include a roster of the most prominent figures in business and culture. His extensive list of projects span private and public commissions in Australia and New Zealand, as well as further afield in Europe, North America and the West Indies.

Bangay holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Horticulture) from the University of Melbourne. In 1994 he was granted a Melbourne Arts Centre traveling scholarship to further his study of landscape design in Europe and the Americas. He won the Mobil Pegasus Award for the best contribution to the Melbourne International Festival of the Arts (1989). In 2001 Bangay was awarded the Centenary Medal for his contribution to public design projects.

Bangay's distinctive approach has been featured in countless publications, and he is a sought-after guest on gardening and lifestyle programs. His personal insights have informed a successful series of lavish and widely anticipated books, beginning with The Defined Garden (1996) and most recently 'The Garden At Stonefields' (2013).

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BEULAH & FAJARBARU

DEVELOPER

BEULAH & FAJARBARU

Beulah symbolises ‘a promised land’. Our vision is to deliver upon that promise.

From the beginning, we’re proud to have pioneered a refreshingly progressive approach to Melbourne’s property and lifestyle landscape, driven to bring about positive change for cities, communities and individuals.

In everything we undertake, Beulah is defined by civic-minded responsibility, rigorous research, global vision, innovative thinking, and a passion for design and culture.

From thoughtfully considered individual experiences to city-defining mixed-use developments, we challenge expectations across a range of sectors and with a single purpose: to create transformative spaces and experiences for today and tomorrow. We are collaborators. We are contributors. We are catalysts of change.

At Beulah, we are always learning and always growing, bridging the gap between thinking and doing through an active model of research and development.

Listed in Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange, Fajarbaru has more than 40 years in Construction and Property Development.

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