Oliver Thessman


Oliver places an emphasis on design creativity and works to achieve the best outcome for his clients, while making the process enjoyable for both the client and team.

About Oliver

Oliver has a proven strong work ethic and ability to deal with complex design issues which led to his recent role as 2IC in the documentation and coordination of a major $450m project. His experience covers the commercial, retail, transport, healthcare, mixed use and residential sectors. Oliver has a passion for design and function and calls upon these elements to achieve successful project outcomes for both client and the end user. Prior to joining PDT in 2004, Oliver spent time in Dubai gaining experience as an architectural model maker and has since broadened his knowledge as a project architect. 


  • Experience in Design, documentation, coordination and administration of commercial, retail, healthcare, transport, residential and mix use developments.
  • Strong ability to problem solve through communication and ‘outside the box’ thinking.  
  • Expertise in AutoCAD, ArchiCad, Sketchup and Revit programs. 

Indooroopilly Shopping Centre

The art of fashion was the philosophy behind the redevelopment of one of Brisbane’s premier retail hubs.


Gold Coast University Hospital

The Gold Coast University hospital establishes a new benchmark for the delivery of health care facilities in Queensland and Australia.


Gold Coast Airport

Successfully balancing form and function, the design transforms the existing airport into a large, commercial, vibrant nucleus with a distinct Gold Coast persona.