Peter McGregor
NSW Architect NSW ARB #7243
B.Arch. UTS, Art C. NAS.


“Every project is an opportunity to contribute to the fabric of the city.”


Peter is the founding principal and director of McGregor Westlake Architecture, which was established in 1999 to undertake architectural and urban projects, ranging from mixed-use, multi-residential, and public works to art, placemaking, and infrastructure. Under his direction, MWA has won over 20 AIA, AILA, and PIA awards, both state and national, for various projects.

Recent projects that have been recognized with industry awards include St Mary’s Social Housing, Future Homes for the Victoria State Government, Parramatta Boardwalk, Alumni Park, Carr Street Coogee, Llandaff Street Apartments, and the North West Metro.

Peter’s industry engagement extends beyond MWA – he lectures publicly and is an advocate for ‘density with amenity’ across Sydney’s middle suburbs. He contributes to Council Design Review Panels and has been an NSW AIA Jury Chair. He has taught architecture and design in a number of universities and has numerous articles published in architectural journals.

Projects: 58 Carr Street, Kirribilli, Alumni Park, Future Homes Competition, St Marys Housing

Damien Madell
Associate Director
Design Lead/Project Lead

Damien is a multi-unit residential specialist, with experience also in mixed-use, heritage, public and urban projects. He works closely with our clients across all project stages, from briefing and inception through to project handover.

Over his career, Damien has led the design and delivery of numerous projects that have won State and National awards. He has a strong interest in placemaking, and the design of buildings that create a safe and engaging urban environment.

Damien is passionate about mentoring and guiding young architects, and has lectured and taught architectural design, technology and practice at a number of universities.

With an interest in all aspects of architecture, from sustainability and design, through structural solutions and detailing, to solving construction issues, Damien provides technical and troubleshooting support across all MWA projects. In 2023, he implemented and currently maintains MWA’s certified ISO 9001 Quality Management System.

Projects: Future Homes Competition, St Marys Apartments, Denison Street Apartments, Kirribilli, 58 Carr Street

Carme Serrano
La Salle University of Barcelona

Carme is a skilled all-rounder, having worked across a broad range of project types and at all stages, including urban design and master planning, multi-unit housing, renovation and adaptation, as well as commercial and public buildings, and single houses. A graduate of La Salle University, Barcelona, Carme worked for four years in Berlin before joining MWA in 2017.

City-making and urbanism are of particular interest to Carme. With a talent for geometry, she can synthesize complex brief requirements and large amounts of information into rational and elegant architectural solutions. She is equally adept at working with precision at a detailed level or on a large scale.

At MWA, Carme has played a key role in the development and delivery of numerous projects, including Future Homes for the Victoria State Government, St Marys Social Housing, ES Marks Athletics Field, as well as smaller public projects and single houses.

Projects: Alumni Park, E.S Marks Athletics Field, The Salvation Army, Clovelly House, Future Homes Competition, Redfern Studio

Chantelle Noorizadeh
Graduate of Architecture
M.Arch. USyd,
B.Des.Arch. USyd, B. Media (S&SP) UNSW.


Chantelle is a key member of the MWA team, working to develop and deliver public art, multi-unit residential, single residential, public domain, and research projects. Since 2019, she has drawn on her background in Media (Screen and Sound) to craft MWA project narratives and skilfully illustrate and communicate architectural ideas.

Having graduated from the University of Sydney’s Master of Architecture program in 2021, Chantelle continues to develop her professional skills, from concept design through to project documentation and specialised imagery. Her visualisations have helped to unlock complex design briefs and also clearly communicate design solutions for clients and community stakeholders.

Chantelle manages MWA’s image library, resource material and photography, and she is central in our project bids, tenders, and submissions.

Projects: Alumni Park, E.S Marks Athletics Field, The Salvation Army, Future Homes Competition, Bridge Columns

Angelo Korsanos
B.Arch (Hons) Syd

Angelo has over 30 years experience as a practitioner and now teacher with specialised knowledge and experience of housing projects and their urban integration. Angelo is currently the unit coordinator of the housing units in both Undergraduate and Masters level Architectural programs at the University of Western Sydney, aiming to advance knowledge and shift policy for housing within the challenging circumstances of Western Sydney. 

Angelo has a broad range of experience across Urban Design, multi-unit residential, mixed-used, heritage and public projects, at both precinct and site scales across the full gamut of project delivery including; feasibility through to detailed design and contract administration. Several of the projects he has led in private practice and across previous employment positions have been awarded at state level for both multi-dwelling housing and public building categories, and have been included as ‘best practice’ precedents within reference documents as such as the SEPP 65 – ADG (Apartment Design Guide).

Angelo has been collaborating with McGregor Westlake Architects since 2021 bringing his wealth of experience to housing and housing research/policy projects. Angelo has previously worked for offices with extensive expertise in housing, notably Hill Thalis Architecture & Urban Projects and as director of Redshift AA following 7 years employment immediately following graduation with FJC Architects (formerly MGT Architects).

Projects: “Density Done Better 1”, “Density Done Better 2 – Medium Density Context”, Dutton Street Yagoona Apartments

Finn Holle
Student of Architecture
B.Des.Arch. (Hons) USyd, M.Arch. USyd (Ongoing). 

Finn is a current student at the University of Sydney, completing a Bachelor of Design in Architecture (honours) and Master of Architecture combined degree. Having started at MWA during his second year, he has been influenced by how the practice continuously oscillates between multiple scales. Ranging from state-wide urban analysis, through to housing, both multiple and singular, public art projects and joinery detailing.
Finding at every scale the same level of rigour and approach to maximising public benefit and allowing individuals to live well.

Projects: Strathfield Parks Concept, ‘Density Done Better’ – Housing Study, Pearl Beach Alts & Adds

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