Simon Venturi | Director + Architect | ABWA No. 2203 + RAIA No. 25200

B.App. Science + B.Arch [Honours] + M.Arch [RMIT]

Simon holds a Bachelor of Applied Science and Bachelor of Architecture [Honours] graduating in 2000 from Curtin University. He worked as a design and project architect for a number of large architectural firms including Cox Architecture over a period of twelve years. In this time Simon gained experience as a project leader in all phases of complex commercial, public space, retail and multi residential projects.

Amongst others Simon delivered the Hillarys Boardwalk Breakwater, Retail and Bascule Bridge project [$17M | Cox Architecture | 2008]. This urban scale project involved complex construction over water, a Dutch style bascule bridge which was the only one like it in Australia at the time and co-ordination of a large consultant as well as stakeholder group. The project received a number of awards from the Australian Institute of Architects and Property Council of Australia. Simon registered with the Architects Board of Western Australia in 2008 and completed a government funded Master of Architecture by research in the Urban Architecture Laboratory at RMIT University in 2011. This research developed practical strategies to encourage shared community use of public space. He also completed the masterplanning of the Perth Stadium Matagarup Pedestrian Footbridge [$75M | JCY | 2012]. Many of the key design principles as well as the overall form of the bridge established in this stage of work were retained in the final outcome. 

Simon is an A+ member of the Australian Institute of Architects, sits on the City of Vincent Design Review Panel (DRP), City of Subiaco DRP, City of Wanneroo DRP, City of Nedlands DRP, City of Joondalup DRP, City of Bayswater DRP, City of Melville Public Art Assessment Panel, AACA Experienced Practitioner Assessor Panel, AACA Architecture Program Accreditation Standing Panel and ABWA APE Examination PanelHe has served as a Curtin University External Masters Thesis Examiner, member of the City of Vincent Arts Advisory GroupChaired multiple categories of the AIA WA Architecture Awards Jury and co-authored the Leederville Character + Shared Spaces Design Guide. As well as being highly organised, capable of leading large consultant teams, Simon brings over 20 years experience to the design, detailing and administration of complex projects. He established NOMA* in 2012 and is currently working on a diverse range of masterplanning, commercial, hospitality, retail, multi-residential, adaptive re-use, public space, activation, single residential and interior fitout projects as well as managing Precent for Art Public Art projects. View Simon's full CV on LinkedIn using the link at the bottom of the page.