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Frank Stanisic, Director

Frank Stanisic has over 35 years architectural and urban design experience and is responsible for design and client liaison. He has worked in architectural practices in Sydney, Melbourne, London and the USA.

In 1991 he established Stanisic Architects, specialising in architecture, urbanism and interior design. He has been directly involved in a range of architectural projects undertaken in the office, primarily urban housing, mixed-use buildings and cultural buildings.  He also provides advice in design competitions and brief writing.

In 1996 Frank was a finalist of the Green Square Urban Design Ideas Competition and went on to prepare the groundbreaking Structure Plan for Green Square for the former South Sydney Council, the largest urban renewal project in Sydney.  The office has prepared numerous masterplans and architectural designs for sites in throughout metro Sydney, Newcastle and mainland China. The office is currently involved in major urban projects in the Green Square Town Centre, the new Rouse Hill Town Centre, Victoria Park, Haymarket, Kings Cross and Bondi Beach.

Stanisic Architects, under Frank’s design leadership, has designed innovative, award winning architectural projects including Era (2010 Environ Sustainability Award), Edo (2008 AIA Frederick Romberg, inaugural 2008 AIA Aaron Bolot Award and 2006 BPN/ Environ Sustainability Award, Coda (2008 Environ Sustainability Award, Spectrum and Zone (2005 RAIA Special Jury Award and 2004 FGS/TAS Silver Medal Green Building Award), Mondrian (2004 FGS/TAS Gold Medal Green Building Award, the prestigious 2003 RAIA Wilkinson Award, 2003 MBA Excellence in Housing Award and the 2002 SSDC Green Square Design Commendation), Eco 1 and 2 Apartments (2002 SSDC Green Square Design Award).

Over the years he has participated in numerous architectural design competitions including Pyrmont Point, La Defense Paris, Darwin Parliament House, First Government House site and Honeysuckle Ideas.  He was competition adviser and brief writer for the Circular Quay Urban Design Ideas Competition and the Homebush Bay Urban Design Studio.  He has sat on design juries, award panels and design advisory committees. He was the RAIA representative on the Urban Design Advisory Committee (UDAC) for Ultimo-Pyrmont. Frank is the current chairman of the Architectural Review Advisory Panel (ARAP) at Sutherland Shire Council.

Since 1987 Frank has been strongly involved in senior design studio as both a teacher and visiting critic at the Universities of Sydney, New South Wales and Technology, Sydney. He teaches regularly in the Master of Architectural Design (MAD), the Master of Urban Design and Development (MUDD) at UNSW and senior design studio at UTS Sydney.

Jason Nowosad, Associate

Jason Nowosad is a Registered Architect, graduating from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Science (Architecture)/ Bachelor of Architecture degree with First Class Honours in 2005. He joined Stanisic Architects in 2006 and became an Associate in 2009. Jason is a highly skilled Architect and Urban Designer with extensive experience in delivering residential, commercial, hybrid and urban projects ranging in size from 1,000sqm to 300,000sqm. Since joining Stanisic Architects, Jason has overseen many significant projects, including Camellia Masterplan, Camellia Stage 1, Charles Street, Bay Park Stage 2, George Street, Emerald Park (Eton/ Parc/ Prime/ Grand), Waterloo, Coward Street, Beverly Hills, Gregory Place, Lloyd Inn, Rozelle Village, Gerrale Street, Eastwood Central, Alison Road and the award-winning ERA. Jason has experience on-site as Architect during construction and has administered contracts.

Vince Liseo, Associate

Vince Liseo graduated from the University of Technology Sydney with a Bachelor of Science (Architecture)/ Bachelor of Architecture with Honours in 2004. He joined Stanisic Architects in 2013 and became an Associate in 2014. Vince possesses extensive experience in design development, construction documentation and co-ordination of project teams. He is a proactive team player and has extensive experience in delivering multiple housing, mixed use, commercial, institutional and retail projects. Vince has strong project management skills, has overseen the construction documentation and provided advice during construction for many significant projects including Highpoint, Imperial, Jewel and Bay Park which are currently under construction.

Michelle Treisman, Associate

Michelle Treisman is a Registered Architect with over 15 years of experience and holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of New South Wales. Before joining Stanisic Architects in 2013, Michelle held senior roles in award-winning practices in Sydney with experience across a variety of project types and scales in both the public and private sector including the design and delivery of residential projects. Michelle has a strong commitment to design, solid documentation skills and a rigorous approach to all her duties. Since joining Stanisic Architects, Michelle has held senior roles on many significant projects including Charles Street, Camellia Stage, Jewel, Highpoint, Waterloo, Imperial Hurstville, Kent Road, Kirrawee, Coward Street and Bay Park.

Alexandra Hill, Associate

Alexandra Hill is a Registered Architect, graduating from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Architecture degree and has over 15 years of experience across a range of project types including residential, aged care, heritage and masterplanning. Alexandra joined Stanisic Architects in 2015 after holding senior positions in award-winning practices in Sydney. Alexandra has excellent skills in project coordination and consultant coordination at the planning, council negotiation and development application stages to the construction documentation stage. Alexandra has extensive experience as Architect on-site during the construction of complex projects and has administered contracts. Since joining Stanisic Architects, Alexandra has overseen many projects including Belmore, Campsie, Homebush, Lakemba and Lane Cove.