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Company Profile

IRP Architects invites you to consider our architecture consultancy services for your next home, residential or commercial development. We have extensive experience in the design and documentation of a wide range of projects. Our experience includes bespoke new residences and renovations throughout the Brisbane area, including suburbs such as Ascot, Ashgrove, Auchenflower, Bardon, Bulimba, Clayfield, The Gap, Toowong and Upper Kedron. Further afield includes architectural projects in Redcliffe, Hervey Bay & Mackay.

Originally established in 1999, IRP Architects is a progressive Brisbane based firm, keen to advance the design of our physical and perceptual environments through our built forms. Our staff knowledge is complemented by a genuine interest and passion for spatial volumes, elements of architecture and design planning principles within the built environment.

We pride ourselves on our personal and responsive service. Our ability to perform is evidenced by the success of our continuing consultancies and repeat client projects.

Recent Awards 2013/2014

2014 HIA Brisbane Finalist - Custom Built Home over $2 million

2014 HIA QLD Finalist - Innovative Housing

2014 SPASA Gold Award - Sustainable Pool

2014 SPASA Gold Award - Domestic Plunge Pool

2014 SPASA Bronze Award - Technical/Engineering

2013 HIA Winner - Best Kitchen Brisbane/Toowoomba

Nives Robinson

Company Director

IRP Architects is an award winning boutique architectural firm based in Brisbane, and operate from their leafy city base in The Gap.

As Director and Registered Architect of IRP Architects, Nives Robinson's talent is on display throughout The Gap and surrounding areas of Brisbane, having designed many site specific and unique homes.

With over 16 years' experience, IRP Architects specialise in designing bespoke, sustainable residences and renovations, as well as educational and commercial developments.

Nives is passionate about architecture and part of that passion is designing beautiful spaces backed up with the latest design planning principles. She works hand in hand with her clients believing true collaboration will achieve the best possible outcome to achieving that dream home or project.

Designing new homes that are naturally energy efficient, working with the natural environment around the residence and creating custom features that are innovative and functional is also a specialty of Nives'.

Nives would love to speak to you about any plans or designs you have, no matter what stage you are at. You can contact her on 0438 138 083 or


Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane

Bachelor's Degree, Architecture, Honours Division A, 1987 - 1992


Australian Institute of Architects

A + Member, 2009 - Current, Reg. Architect Qld No. 2926


North West Brisbane Chamber of Commerce

Secretary 2011 - 2014

Events Co-ordinator July 2014 - present


Board of Architects of Queensland Prize Bachelor of Architecture

Queensland University of Technology (QUT), March 1993

Deans Award For Excellence

QUT, April 1992

Awarded for achieving the highest overall academic standard of any student in the Bachelor of Architecture.