Practice Profile

At the outset of a project we listen to clients to understand their specific requirements. We encourage open discussions from the start in order to identify the brief, test ideas and stimulate the design process.

We ensure the early detailed analysis of every site to identify the opportunities and constraints fundamental to the context and then we develop a responsive design concept.

We believe in encouraging green sustainable building and design and we make the best use of the circumstances presented by each project.

Throughout the project our working method involves consultation and communication with the client and the project team to ensure clarity and efficiency.

Martin Rubenstein
Director

martyMartin studied at RMIT before gaining experience at noted local and international architectural practices. In 2011 Martin established Format Architects. Martin’s architectural work has been published in leading architectural periodicals and he has been a design studio tutor at the Department Of Architecture, RMIT and the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Melbourne.

Damon Fent
Architectural Assistant

Jamesmcphersonphotography.com-6491Damon recently graduated from Swinburne University. He joined Format Architects in 2016. Damon is a current representative of the Australian men’s wheelchair basketball team.