Inspired design,Rigorous process,Exceptional outcome


Welcome to pdt

PDT Architects have successfully delivered imaginative, intelligent and client focused design solutions for more than 80 years.  This has resulted in the delivery of some of Queensland’s most loved and iconic Landmarks. 



We are proud to combine creative design thinking with proven work processes and traditional values such as honesty, integrity and trust.  This simple yet effective approach has been practiced throughout our history producing great results for our clients and the wider community.

The size and structure of our practice means that we can manage any project yet continue to provide a personal and responsive service.  Our practice partners will work with you on each project and stay with the project for its duration.

Our team offers Architecture, Interior Design, Urban Design, Master planning and Sustainability services.

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PDT turns 80!

We have been going down memory lane this past month to track down projects across each of the decades we have been in business.

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One to One with Ian and Oliver

This month we go One to One in a special video interview with PDT's Architectural Team Leaders - Ian Downing and Oliver Thessman

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One to One with Mike Musil

This month we go One to One with Health Architect, Mike Musil

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One to One with Laura James

This month we go one to one with Senior Interior Designer, Laura James

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Award Winning Regis Chelmer Aged Care Facility

Regis Chelmer takes out Master Builders Awards, winning the Community Accommodation for Aged Care and Nursing Homes over $20 million. Our team are incredibly proud to be part of the Regis Chelmer project that was 3+ years in the making.

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Morayfield Sports and Events Centre

Digging into the $7.8 million expansion project

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PDT80 - Ken Alexander Interview

Known for his Retail Architecture expertise Ken was a dedicated Project Architect and Director throughout his entire career ensuring his clients were met with the highest quality outcomes

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Queens Plaza Luxury Redevelopment

One of our iconic Brisbane projects is undergoing renovations.  We are thrilled to be back on site at Queens Plaza.   

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Flight Centre Travel Group Global Head Quarters

Coolest Workplace in Australia designed (delivered) by PDT Architects


Tourism & Events QLD Office

The Tourism & Events QLD office was a relocation & refurbishment of an existing office Fitout delivered alongside an accelerated programme.


Regis Chelmer 120 Bed Aged-care Resort

PDT have renovated an existing heritage building and incorporated a new building on the site of a former Salvation Army aged care facility.


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.


The Corso

Located in the heart of North Lakes Town Centre, the Corso is an exciting addition to this vibrant community and a significant investment in its future.


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.


Seaside Museum Bribie Island

Nestled in parkland with views over the waters of Moreton Bay, Bribie Island Museum represents the islands stories and contemporary history of the area.


PDT Architects Office

The office fit out seeks to enable and enhance contemporary design practice, through innovative use of space, choice of material and overarching sustainable practices.


The Space

'The Space’ regional youth facility has been designed to promote a sense of ownership and freedom of expression through social and cultural activities



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