About Us

Architecture is the result of an extraordinary process of human interaction and collaboration. It is our aim to facilitate in this process by developing relationships with our clients by offering a personalised and collaborative architectural service that is committed to delivering design excellence.

Our architecture responds to individual client’s needs, timing, cost structure, and to the unique characteristics of the site and the environment. Sensitivity towards nature and the landscape is embedded within our soul, and we strongly believe that architecture should harmoniously interact and engage with its surroundings.

Through thoughtful selection of materials combined with refined detailing, we can create spaces that connect physically, sensually and emotionally with the inhabitant that creates a place truly crafted to the individual.


Principal Architect

Matthew Woodward – BDesArch, MArch(Hons)

Graduated: The University of Newcastle (Australia), NSW Architect Registration No: 8980, VIC Architect Registration No: 18649

Matthew is an award winning Architect and a member of the Australian Institute of Architects. He graduated from The University of Newcastle with a Masters of Architecture with Honours. During his studies he gained experience working on high-end residential projects in Cammeray on the lower North Shore of Sydney, NSW.

Following this experience, Matthew joined the team at BVN Architecture where he worked on many private residences, large scale residential and mixed use developments, and numerous architectural competitions. This valuable experience was gained collaborating closely with leading practitioners, setting the platform for his professional career as an Architect.

In 2012, Matthew Woodward Architecture was created after completing a project for a rural property in Somersby on the NSW Central Coast. The project involved a remote pavilion and additional structures to compliment the existing residence. The pavilion was acknowledged with a Commendation Award at the 2014 Australian Institute of Architects NSW Awards program and has been internationally published.

Matthew lives and works on the Northern Beaches of Sydney, NSW Australia. (151°16’58″E, 33°47’46″S)

Architects and Collaborators

Gabriella Danswan

Alexandra Harrington

Patrick Maitland

Chris Wilson

The practice is an A+ Member of the Australian Institute of Architects and is committed to delivering design excellence and continuing professional development within the profession.