Open Architecture Studio is a vibrant and innovative architectural practice designing inspirational community projects across South East Queensland and Australia.
About Us
With offices in Brisbane CBD and Moreton Bay Region, we specialise in large-scale education, sport, cultural and mixed-use projects.
Our studio is led by senior architects Michael Bailey and Chapman Leijenaar, who have delivered award-winning projects throughout their careers, including the $400M National Maritime Museum of China, and the zero-carbon Sir Samuel Griffith Centre in Brisbane. This highly acclaimed work has continued, with the opening in 2020 of a $65M innovative vertical school and sports excellence centre at Foxwell State Secondary College on the Gold Coast.
We take pride in our team's strong design sensibility and personal service, and aim to surpass our clients’ expectations with buildings that both delight and surprise.
Our clients choose us for our:
  • Design focus – we design beautiful, innovative and memorable buildings
  • Placemaking – we celebrate the joy of living through wonderfully made places
  • Personal service – we care about each of our projects and invest in our relationships
  • Visualisation – we bring our projects to life even before they’re built
  • Capacity – we deliver large and complex projects up to $100M
  • Agility – we meet short timeframes and expected budgets
  • Communication – we communicate with clarity and purpose
  • Technical expertise – we know how to make buildings work
  • 3D documentation – we are proficient in Revit, BIM and Parametric Modelling
If you are looking for a  architectural team with fresh ideas, boundless energy and a creative but practical approach to design, then we'd love to hear from you!