Victorian Heritage Services Directory

RBA Architects and Conservation Consultants is a studio of design, heritage and conservation professionals with almost 30 years experience. 

We have extensive project experience in both the private and public sectors and have a diverse multi-disciplinary skill set which enables us to provide a holistic approach to architecture and conservation.

We actively engage with contemporary heritage practice, taking a broad place-based approach – recognising intangible community values such as language, skills and traditions, rather than limiting our focus to discrete buildings and monuments.

At RBA we pride ourselves on our considered and informed approach to heritage matters. We undertake research and comprehensive analysis so as to understand the development of places, and to then determine what is significant or not about a place. This can provide opportunities for change which may not have been initially apparent. Our purpose is to help clients to recognise and connect to the heritage value of their asset – finding ways to view heritage as an opportunity, not a barrier for creativity and development.

We assist with the heritage management process by providing the following services:

Professional Affiliations / Qualifications

Key members of our team include:

Roger Beeston Director

  • B Arch [Melb]
  • Heritage Advisor to the City of Melbourne
  • Deputy Chair at AusHeritage
  • ACAHUCH Advisory Board Member

Anthony Hemingway Principal Heritage Consultant and Architectural Historian

  • MA Planning & Design (Arch Hist and Cons) [Melb]
  • MA Arts (Fine Arts) [Melb]

Phillipa Hall Principal Architecture and Conservation Team

  • PGDip Architecture (Professional Studies)
  • M Arch (Hons.)
  • BSc Architectural Studies

Patrick Wilson Senior Heritage Consultant and Historian

  • M Cult. Heritage [Deakin]
  • B Arts (Hons) [Syd]
  • Heritage Advisor to the City of Melbourne

Deirdre Heffernan Senior Architectural Technician

  • B.Arch [UCD]

Jeremy De Vos Senior Architect

  • M.Arch [Deakin]
  • B.Arch [Deakin]
RBA Architects & Conservation Consultants

RBA Architects and Conservation Consultants

Suite 4C/171 Fitzroy St, St Kilda VIC 3182

SHP (Sue Hodges Productions Pty Ltd)

SHP (Sue Hodges Productions Pty Ltd)

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GML Heritage is one of Australia’s most respected heritage consultancies. We provide balanced solutions for heritage places and communities that respond to our clients’ needs and the complexities, opportunities and challenges of our time. GML’s portfolio includes strategic heritage advice, place-based and social histories, integrated heritage values assessment, and heritage studies across Victoria, conservation management…

NBRS & Partners Pty Ltd

NBRS & Partners Pty Ltd

NBRS Heritage has been involved in heritage architecture and conservation for more than 30 years. Our highly trained group of accredited specialist professionals with related architectural qualifications can provide the full range of heritage consulting services. Under the direction of Samantha Polkinghorne, NBRS adopts the principles of the Australian ICOMOS Burra Charter for places of…

Wexhaus Studio

Wexhaus Studio

We specialise in heritage renovations and extensions to existing heritage homes across Melbourne. We can work with you to take the best elements of Victorian heritage living, and create a property that really works for you on a functional level. These include: Adaptive Reuse Adaptive reuse is a form of conservation by repurposing an existing…

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