Profile

Kate Holmes is the Managing Director
and Principal Architect of etak Design Pty Ltd.

Kate graduated from Melbourne University in 1986 with a Bachelor of Planning & Design and Bachelor of Architecture (Hons). She has practised architecture since then, initially as an employee with smaller focused Architecture firms, but has been running her own business for over 23 years.

During this period, Kate has designed numerous renovations, single and multi-residential dwellings, commercial and industrial buildings.

Kate has extensive experience with renovations; merging the desire of her clients for altered spaces, with the existing building fabric and street scape. Her approach is very hands on, guiding projects from design through the planning approval process, building documentation, and if required, project administration during the construction stage.

Kate also has significant experience with multi residential developments. Her clients, all referred by word of mouth, which demonstrates the respect she has in the building and construction industry, particularly with developers.  Her extensive knowledge of the council approval process, ensures that the Planning Approval goes smoothly and expediently.

Communication is the key to a successful project and with Kate you get someone that listens to you, and helps you to get you excited about what is possible with your project. Her design work not only incorporates your ideas, but integrates new ideas in the mix, resulting in well considered buildings for you to live, work, play or develop.