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nkt architecture began on its journey in 1991 when Nicolas Tedesco, a draftsperson, followed his passion for architecture and created Nicolas Tedesco Architecture (NTA). During this time Nic embarked on a journey to become a qualified architect. He graduated from the University of Sydney in 1998 and in 2000 completed his registration with the Royal Australian Institute of Architects. From 2001 to 2003 Nic operated as a sole trader.

nkt architecture Pty Ltd was established in 2003 when Nic was joined by Kim Eagleton. Kim holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture and Bachelor of Architecture. Together they have grown the business to what it is today.

nkt architecture is an architectural firm of integrity, bringing quality architecture to the greater Sydney region.  At nkt architecture we believe good design has the ability to add value to people’s daily lives, and contributes to community, neighbourhoods, and the local environment.

Now with over 24 years experience in building design, and employing five staff with a range of experience and skill, nkt architecture have the ability to take on any design project, whether an alteration to your existing home, a new home, or a multi level commercial project.

Memberships

  • New South Wales Architect’s Registration Board No. 6679
  • Australian Institute of Architects – Membership No. 19052 (A+ Member)
  • Living Houses Australia Assessor – Membership No. 10027
  • Archicentre Australia

Community / Volunteer

  • Archicentre NSW Steering Committee
  • Crestwood High School Mentoring Programme
  • Treasurer – Castle Hill RSL Rockets Soccer Association
  • President – Castle Hill Public School P&C Association

The NKT Team


Nicolas Tedesco B.Sc (Arch) B.Arch

Nicolas Tedesco B.Sc (Arch) B.Arch

Director/Principal Architect

 

Nic completed his Bachelor of Architecture at the University of Sydney and has had more than 25 years experience in the construction industry including working with other well recognised Sydney based architectural firms.  His experience spans across vast aspects of architecture and is able to offer a range of Architect Services ranging from alterations & additions, renovations, new home designs, dual occupancies, multi-residential (low & high rise) commercial, industrial & educational projects.

Nic possesses a passion for architecture and this is reflective in the detail and time he puts into developing the client’s ideas and brief, helping make them a reality.

He believes quality enduring architecture should enhance peoples lives.  Architecture should be based on a single fundamental idea permeating through the project.

Nic believes that the success of any project relies on the synergy between the architect and client and their ability to work together to synergise ideas and ultimately bring together a mutually successful project.

As part of a small boutique architectural firm you will deal with Nic on all aspects of your project.

 

Qualifications and Professional Experience

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science (Architecture)
  • Bachelor of Architecture
  • Ass. Dip App. Sc. (Arch)

Professional Experience

  • nkt architecture Pty Ltd – Director 12 years
  • Mirvac Group – Project Architect & Design Manager
  • Tanner & Associates
  • Thomson Adsett
  • Caroline Pidcock Architect
  • Hely Homes
  • Perry Medcalf Architects

Specialist Consultant

Archicentre

  • Building Inspections
  • Design Reports
  • Architect’s Advice
  • Construction Quantity Assurance Inspections
  • Living Homes Australia Reporting

Huxley Homes

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Plan Modifications
  • Custom Design Plans
  • Development Applications
  • Construction Certificates / Documentation
  • Architectural Services during Construction
  • Post Construction Assistance

Professional Associations

  • Registered Architect in NSW (No. 6679)
  • Member of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • Member of Archicentre – Archicentre Area Architect & Inspector
  • Assetlinks Auditor

Kim Eagleton B.SC (Arch), B.Arch, Dip.Ed

Kim Eagleton B.SC (Arch), B.Arch, Dip.Ed

Architectural Technician

Kim completed her Bachelor of Architecture at the University of Sydney and has more than 15 years experience in the design and development of projects covering a broad range of market sectors.  Kim specialises in residential architecture, retail and community projects and has experience in a variety of commercial and interior fit-out projects.

Kim is highly attuned and sensitive to design issues and their complexities.  Her skills in listening and developing an understanding of client needs combined with her attention to detail ensure the design achieves a comprehensive response to the constraints and opportunities presented by a project brief.

With skills in researching technologies and materials as well as working with the various consultant disciplines are critical aspects of her role that ensure the best results are achieved on any project.

Kim’s skills in project planning combine with her other strengths to ensure delivery of high quality design and documentation.

 

Qualifications and Professional Experience

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science (Architecture)
  • Bachelor of Architecture (Dean’s Honour List Award)
  • Graduate Diploma of Education

Selected Project Experience

  • Children’s Court, Parramatta
  • Macquarie Fields Youth Centre
  • Murray Street Office Refurbishment, Ultimo
  • Greenway Supacenta, Wetherill Park
  • Mad Greek Shop Fitouts
  • Shellharbour Club Hotel, Mt Annan & Bidwell
  • Pyrmont Bridge Road Penthouse, Ultimo
  • Mortlake Residential Development, Tennyson Road Mortlake
  • New South Head Road Mixed Use Development, Double Bay
  • Triulcio Residence, Dural
  • Kent Road Office/Retail Buildings, Mascot
  • Library/Community Building, Castle Hill
  • Avalon Recreation Centre

Nicola Kramers B.Arch

Nicola Kramers B.Arch

Architectural Technician

Nicola completed her Bachelor of Architecture at the University of Witwatersrand Johannesburg in 1995. Having worked as a consultant architect upon arriving in Australia, it wasn’t long before Nicola joined the team at nkt architecture on a permanent basis.

Nicola specialises in residential homes but has also gained experience in commercial projects, designing for clients with small office projects. Her keen eye allows her to create stunning homes and her knowledge of product and layout make for an extremely trustworthy architect.

Nicola has also served on the aesthetic committee of three residential estates, where she was responsible for reviewing and approving plans.

With a reputation of working well with clients, Nicola is both creative and intuitive and is able to understand the wants of the client from start to finish. She believes that architecture is not bound to the elite, but should be a service afforded by all home builders, whether a first home or subsequent home for the experienced builder.


Rebecca O’Shea

Rebecca O’Shea

Office Administrator

Rebecca achieved a Bachelor of Business from the University of Newcastle in 1997. Following this she has spent her days working in Office Administration and Executive Support across a range of industries and disciplines, including property development, real estate and architecture.

Rebecca has skills in book keeping, marketing, and administration, and is the first point of call for clients and consultants.


Leanne Chia

Leanne Chia

Architect

Leanne Chia started her career in Architecture with a Certificate of Drafting from Sydney Institute of Technology in 1989. Following this, she undertook a Bachelor of Architecture at University of Technology Sydney and became a registered architect in 2001.

Prior to working with nkt architecture Pty Ltd Leanne worked with Cameron Chisolm and Nicol Architects where she specialised in alterations and additions projects as well as commercial fit out, design and design development. In addition to this Leanne has worked with Di Carlo Potts and Associates and Bligh Voller Nield Architects, giving her approximately 14 years’ experience in hospital and health planning.

Leanne joined the nkt team in 2013, bringing her commercial and public works experience with her. During her time with nkt architecture Pty Ltd, Leanne has assisted with some of our more exclusive residential designs, assisting in design and documentation of luxury homes, as well as some of our smaller alteration and addition work.


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