Mike Nowson


Registered Architect

Ma Arts. (AIM, RMIT)

B. Arch. (Deakin)


3iD Studios Pty Ltd trading as 3iD Architecture

Established 2005



[email protected]



Immediate Past position
James Deans and Associates Pty Ltd
(2001- 2012)

Prior Positions
Design Development Architect
(2000- 2001)

Patrick Partners Architects
Graduate Architect- Design Development, Mixed Primary School Facilities Public and Commercial
(1999 -2000)

Tony Hobba Architects
Graduate Architect

M. Arts (RMIT) Research by Project, AIM  2005

B. Arts. (Arch) 2004

B.Arch. (Deakin University) 1997

Cert 4- OHS training-

Memberships / Registrations /Apnoms
Registered Architect in Victoria
CAADRIA Active Member
SMART Geometry Group
AIA Member 2006
Red Card OHS Construction 2009
Working With Children- No. 02596609-01

Mike Nowson (born Perth, Scotland 1970) has combined extensive practice experience  in the development and delivery of major Education, Commercial and residential developments. Mike has worked in practice on significant public projects, such as Shrine or Remembrance, Melbourne docklands (ARM) and subsequently numerous substantial significant commissions ($1-10$M)

Mike’s core professional interest is in facilitating effective client focused Architecture through the implementation of developing technologies to reflect an Architecture that is modern, functional and cost effective.

Current Projects
Various residential and Commercial commissions
Clifton Springs Primary refurbishment
Marcus Oldham Learning Technology Centre Master Plan
Oberon and Grovedale Upgrade works
Mooroolbark East Primary School
Whittington Primary School

Prior Projects
Kardinia International College Inquiry Centre (Design/ Project Architect) $2.5M
Kardinia International College- Katsumata Centre (Design/ Project Architect) $7.0M
St Anthony Primary school Masterplan and Capital works (Design/ Project Architect) $2.5M
Christ the King Primary school Capital works (Design/ Project Architect) $2.5M
Bacchus Marsh primary School (Design/ Project Architect) $2M
Ballarat Golf Club (Project Architect) $5M

Events + Exhibitions

Viscom 9 Gallery- May 2005. Trans-form- Exhibition of 10 Archival digital prints of stills of conceptual Parametric Generated Architectural spaces.

Awards + Achievements
MBAV awards best regional Commercial building over $6M Lyons construction for Katsumata Centre (2011) (James Deans & Associates)
Finalist ARBV professional best practice award (2010)
Finalist Viridian Glazing Awards (2011) Katsumata Centre (2011) (James Deans & Associates)
Ministers Award for best Primary school – Bacchus Marsh Primary School (2010) (James Deans & Associates)
Awarded Research Scholarship for Masters Degree (1999) (State Government Digital Innovation grant) RMIT

Images supplied by and reproduced with permission of Kardinia International College – (credit Photoasia)