Our Team

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Wayne Lafferty

Principal Architect

Wayne is an expert in Aged Care, whether it be Retirement Living or Residential Aged Care design. He has been instrumental in progressive aged care solutions during his 40 years of practice. Wayne has extensive experience in master planning and urban design, medical centres, community centres, mixed use developments and high-end residences. Wayne has successfully led numerous architectural practices during his career, including LVO Pty Ltd, a multi-disciplinary practice.

When he is not working in the studio, Wayne can be found traipsing the paths of Mount Coo-tha with his family or tinkering on his bike.

To view Wayne's portfolio please click image above

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Shaye McLean

Principal Architect

Shaye has over 20 years’ experience in residential architecture and interiors. She has worked at numerous award-winning architectural practices both locally and nationally where she developed an appreciation for both heritage architecture and renovation work. After working at LVO Pty Ltd, Shaye spent 10 years running her own design studio, SMarchitecture Pty Ltd. During that time, Shaye has built up an enviable portfolio of residential projects. 

Shaye currently retains a position on the Board of Architects Queensland examination panel and is active in the architectural community as a jury member of the AIA Regional Architecture Awards on numerous occasions.

When she is not found researching or sketching all things architecture, Shaye can be found on running trails around Brisbane or with her family at their Ballandean property.

To view Shaye's portfolio please click image above


Adam Simpson

Senior Draftsperson

Adam has over 12 years’ experience in residential and commercial architecture. After working in the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria, Adam moved to the sunny state and has spent the last 8 years running his own business, Plan A Design. During that time, Adam has built up an impressive portfolio of projects. 


When Adam is not at the studio, you can find him with his dog Dre donating all of his bait to the marine life in Moreton Bay from his boat.