DesignInc Adelaide is pleased to share the news that two of our studio leaders, Ben Luppino and Sonya Montgomerie, have been promoted to Associate Director. The move strengthens the executive team with two Directors and two Associate Directors now overseeing the Adelaide-based design studio together with the Executive Leadership Team.
I look to find elegant solutions to complex challenges that enhance our lives, respond to place, and positively influence the community. Good design provides enduring buildings that support and inspire people as they experience the space.
Sonya is a registered architect with over 15 years of experience in a broad range of sectors including, education, civic, defence, health and aged care. She joined DesignInc Adelaide in 2020 following 12 years in the DesignInc Melbourne studio.
Sonya leads the Executive Leadership Team’s pillar of Business Development – managing submissions + bids, coordinating our communications, and is the national brand liaison for DesignInc Adelaide.
Sonya is passionate about creating high-quality outcomes for her clients and enjoys the technical challenges of complex buildings, sites and design briefs. She has proven capability in all stages of projects, from stakeholder engagement and brief development to design and delivery on site. She has experience in delivering GBCA accredited buildings and brings the lens of sustainability to every project. Sonya has an outcome-oriented approach to design solutions and project delivery.