ABOUT

PHILOSOPHY

At MUSK Studio, Architecture is more than a job; Architecture is an intensely fun and creative calling that intersects our everyday lives. As a young enthusiastic practice with projects in the residential, educational, public and hospitality realms, we have established a mobile and collaborative studio that sustains a fresh outlook and inspires us to explore our design concepts within and beyond the architectural field.

To achieve the best design outcomes, MUSK Studio embraces the unique circumstances of each project to uncover original design solutions that are personally engaging and enrich the environment in which we all share. This design approach is refined through numerous competition entries and underpinned by diverse theoretical research, proactive engagement with the design community and hands-on material exploration.

With our multi-talented team of professional staff, MUSK Studio is able to meet any design challenge and maintain a personalised service that keeps clients excited, informed and satisfied.

 

 

PEOPLE

 

 

Hannes McNamara
B.Arch (Hons) RMIT
Registered Architect (Victoria)
Hannes is a registered Architect in Victoria, graduating from RMIT with a Bachelor of Architecture (1st Class Honours) in 2006. Hannes has travelled extensively to pursue his strong interest in architectural design, which includes a period working and teaching in the UK. He has previously worked as a Project Architect for K2LD and Baldasso Cortese in Melbourne, leading project teams on Residential, Institutional and Community Buildings. Hannes has a passion for working in a collaborative environment, he fosters client relationships and always strives for a quality design outcome. He applies the same design ambition to all scales, typologies and budgets.

Hannes maintains strong links to academia, currently holding tutoring positions within the Faculty of Architecture at both Monash and RMIT University.

 

Daniel Yusko
B.Arch (Hons) RMIT
Registered Architect (Victoria and Tasmania)
Daniel is a registered Architect in Victoria and Tasmania. He graduated from RMIT University in 2006, with the qualification of Bachelor of Architecture (1st class Hons). He spent 5 years honing his skills in a mid-sized architectural practise prior to establishing MUSK Studio. Daniel’s strength lies in the Concept Design phase of our projects, with experience on a variety of Institutional ($500k – $6m) and Residential projects ($100k – $3m). His commitment to design excellence, confidence and clarity in public presentations and desire for building strong client relationships make him a valuable member of our team. Daniel maintains strong links with RMIT University, School of Architecture, having taught design studios in the areas of Urban context, and Composite materials in contemporary architecture. He has also been invited as a guest critic for design studios at RMIT University, Monash University and the University of Melbourne.  Daniel currently teaches Architectural design at Monash University Art Design and Architecture.

 

Chris Le Page
B.Arch (Hons) Deakin
Registered Architect (Victoria)
Chris is a registered Architect in Victoria, graduating from Deakin University with a Bachelor of Architecture (Honours) in 2002. Chris has worked both in small boutique studios and large commercial companies managing project teams to deliver private houses, residential developments and educational projects ranging in value up to $26 million. Chris works to build strong client relationships and develops Quality Assurance systems to facilitate improved design methodology and outcomes. Chris’ strengths include developing documentation standards, contract administration and construction detailing to ensure design intent is carried through to realised projects.