Designer - Certificate of Architectural Drafting 1984
Will Collins is a multi award winning Building Designer with a passion for modern sustainable design. With over 20 years experience within his own practice, Will has in his portfolio a wide range of projects from designing sustainable homes, luxury individual homes, duplexes, townhouse developments, additions and renovation designs.

Will has been invited to sit on many judging panels to award individuals within interior design colleges and with the Building Designers Association of Queensland and has been widely published and many homes have made it to various TV programs and documentaries.

He was president of the Gold Coast Branch of the BDAQ in 2001 and has been vice president for 7 years and secretary for 9 years. He graduated in 1984 at Gordon Technical College in Geelong and started his own practice after 10 years working with many architects practices.

With extensive construction knowledge and passive solar design skills, Will has helped hundreds of clients achieve a house of their dreams.


Designer - B.Arch. and Urban Planning Brazil
With an eye for detail and creative thinking, Mariana brings to the practice elements of amazing Brazilian Architecture and Design. She graduated in Architecture and Urban Planning in 2003 from FAU Mackenzie, Sao Paulo, Brazil and settled in Australia in 2007 after sailing halfway around the world with her partner.

During this time, Mariana lived in various places, extending her knowledge of other cultures and their unique building methods. She has worked in many architects offices in Brazil, then New Zealand settling in Australia and is passionate about residential architecture.Since living in Australia, Mariana participated in several Architecture workshops and conferences, and has worked with Architects and Building Designers mainly in unique residential design projects.

Mariana loves solving clients specific initial design problems with a sustainable design approach and has a flair for unique design.


Interior Designer - Master of Architecture, Griffith University  University of Architecture, Arts and Communication, Brazil
With up to eight years of experience in her private practice as a fully qualified architect in Brazil, Rita holds several awards on both residential and commercial fields. In Australia, she graduated from a Masters of Architecture and is responsible for our interior Design Projects.

Rita is passionate about lighting, furniture design and researching innovative new materials.  

Following her passion for alternative solutions she is currently studying Biology in Architecture.


Andreza moved to Australia in 2011 with a degree in marketing and a load of experience in customer services and sales. To follow her real passion for design and architecture, Andreza started her diploma of Building Design in 2016 and is commencing Bachelor of Architectural Design at Griffith Uni in 2019.  She has being working in the Arco team as a draftsperson, technical assistant and renderer since graduating. Her personality and passion for design combined with the ability to work with different softwares makes Andreza a very important part of our team.
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