Andrew Simpson is trained as an architect and interior designer and integrates both disciplines in over 20 years in practice. Andrew was educated at Harvard, Melbourne, RMIT and Manchester Universities. He is the recipient of the Ideas National Emerging Designer Award, the Harvard University Kevin V. Kieran Prize and Edward and Penelope Billson Award, graduating dux of the master and degree programs from these respective universities. He was a Diploma Unit Master at London's Architecture Association, and taught design at Harvard, Melbourne School of Design and RMIT. He has worked as a publication consultant to the Office of Victorian Government Architect. In 2005 he was engaged by Monash University to coordinate a feasibility study into the development of courses in architecture and the built environment disciplines and subsequently held a position as Senior Lecturer in Architecture.
Simona is an architectural graduate. She completed her Masters of Architecture at the Melbourne School of Design graduating with honours and has studied abroad in both Germany and Sweden. Prior to joining ASA, Simona worked on a variety of projects ranging from furniture design, retail and single family residential projects to larger scale townhouse and apartment projects. She has also tutored in design at the University of Melbourne.
Danielle is a recent graduate, having completed her Master of Architecture at the Melbourne School of design with high distinction in 2016. She has a background in sculpture and spatial practice, having completed her undergraduate degree in Fine Art at the VCA. Danielle has won a series of accolades during her academic career including the Prime Minister's Australia-Asia Scholarship. Before joining ASA, she spent twelve months in Japan where she completed two internships at Nikken Sekkei and Shigeru Ban Architects respectively.
Louis O’Connor is currently undertaking a Bachelor of Architectural Design and Civil Engineering at Monash University. A proud recipient of the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan Scholarship to study at the National University of Singapore in 2017, Louis has previously been awarded placement of the Dean’s Honour List, and MADA’s prize for graphic communication. Louis commenced work at Andrew Simpson Architects in 2016, allowing him to build on his studies and passion for design.