Award-winning
Gold Coast Architect.

 

 

UNDERSTANDING

EXPERIENCE

INNOVATION

Lea Design Studio - Award Winning Gold Coast Architect

 

OUR VALUE

 

We are a boutique architectural practice focused on producing innovative, functional and aesthetically inspiring designs for our Clients.

We strive for design excellence on every project that we undertake, regardless of size, prestige or budget.

With extensive experience gained over 30 years working as an Architect, an Architect Developer, and a Developer’s Architect, founder John Lea is uniquely positioned to understand what a Client expects and the services required from their Architect.

Having also been directly involved in designing many prestige houses and award-winning multi-residential projects, we have a track record of high-quality design delivery.

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why us?

John has done an outstanding job in designing two homes for us. His ability to marry stunning architectural form with exciting yet functional internal planning maximising the potential of our riverfront sites, has resulted in houses that have been a joy to live in.

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Tony & Terry Bawden
Joint Founding Director, Villaworld

John has a rare combination of skillsets for an architect with the wonderful ability to produce highly creative and innovative designs that are at all times functional and cost effective.

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Peter Madrers
Joint Group CEO & Managing Director
SOUTHLAND CORPORATION PTY LTD

John has a wealth of experience and his designs are as much innovative as they are impressive and one of John’s key strengths is that he co-ordinates between his client’s and the builder’s to ensure that the scope is fully understood and delivered to the brief.

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Paul Maddison
Program Director,
PM Concepts

John is professional, courteous, clever, hard-working and is unique in the Architectural services he provides to his clients. I could not recommend John Lea any higher to potential new clients.

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

David Higgins
Residential Director – Colliers International

I’d highly recommend John to anyone looking for an easy going yet professional architect to come up with an innovative and stylish design for their new home.

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Craig McDermott
OAM

John’s innate design skills combined with his first-hand Development experience has resulted in a product offering that we are excited to be presenting to our discerning buyers.

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

James Adam
Managing Director, Portfolio Group
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Our services

 

A customised architectural service offering innovative bespoke design solutions, comprehensive construction documentation, and assistance with the building procurement process to ensure delivery of the highest quality finished product.

 

A comprehensive design management service, working closely with the developer and their management team to provide optimal design solutions whilst also considering the financial, planning and sales constraints of the project.

A customised architectural service offering innovative bespoke design solutions, comprehensive construction documentation, and assistance with the building procurement process to ensure delivery of the highest quality finished product.

A comprehensive design management service, working closely with the developer and their management team to provide optimal design solutions whilst also considering the financial, planning and sales constraints of the project.

A customised architectural service offering innovative bespoke design solutions, comprehensive construction documentation, and assistance with the building procurement process to ensure delivery of the highest quality finished product.

A comprehensive design management service, working closely with the developer and their management team to provide optimal design solutions whilst also considering the financial, planning and sales constraints of the project.

Our process

Prepare a Brief

We meet to view your site, discuss your specific design requirements, budget and time frame.

Fee Proposal

Based on the services you require, we prepare a fee proposal outlining the scope of work to be undertaken and the associated fees.

Design

The design process occurs in a number of defined stages and culminates in production of detailed drawings suitable for approvals, pricing and construction.

Construction

Oversee the construction of the project and work with the builder to ensure the design intent and quality of workmanship is achieved

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Our blog

10 Reasons to Use an Architect

Gold Coast Architect John Lea takes a look at 10 Reasons to Use an Architect covering areas including vision, budget, time, expertise and sustainability.

Top Architectural Design Trends 2020

Architect John Lea discusses the top architectural design trends that will become evident in 2020. Think RETRO, albeit with a modern twist.