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At IRP Architects, we strive to design the optimal house to suit your desired lifestyle. Here's what some of our happy clients have to say about our work:

Jan Marley


I wanted to renovate my small 1930s home which has been in our family since my grandmother had it built. Because of all the memories attached to the house, I wanted to keep the renovation as close to the original as possible. Nives took this wish into account even though I knew it was almost impossible since the house was still in its 1930s condition and my budget was limited. Her creative and practical ideas ensured that my childhood home was still in evidence while adding a deck, a new bedroom and bathroom and making the existing building as comfortable as a new, modern home.… Read More

Ruth and Brendan


Nives Robinson from IRP Architects was an amazing and inspirational professional who really took on board the brief that was given to her. She worked tirelessly with her team to ensure that the design really captured the views from all rooms of the home. The huge picture window in the open lounge, dining area certainly makes a statement as it frames the city and the treetops.… Read More

Gae and John


We started working with Nives and her team in early 2017 and we’re now about to move into our dream home at Scarborough. Right from the start, Nives came up with ideas to take advantage of the view from our block and now we are able to sit on our deck and look across the bay to Morton Island. It was always a fundamental requirement that we have a single level home while maintaining the view. … Read More



I sought professional help from Nives Robinson and her team from IRP Architects to assist with the design and implementation of my latest building project. There is now a myriad of new development requirements; it requires someone with knowledge and skill to access other experts as well as glean the correct information. I was extremely happy with our selection of builder, one of the few builders IRP suggested we work with towards the project resolution. The relationship with the builder, as well as IRP Architects and their recommended specialist consultant team was excellent.… Read More

Randall and Helen


We undertook a major renovation by raising and building under our house in Ashgrove. We had many discussions with Nives Robinson and her IRP Architects team about our initial concept and they provided valuable insight and scope for improvement. Nives' knowledge of space utilization meant we were able to more effectively use the space we had available and include other features not previously considered. … Read More

John and Andrea


We engaged Nives Robinson, director of IRP Architects, shortly after placing a deposit on the vacant land. After meeting with us to understand our needs and desires she produced a number of concept drawings which we reviewed while standing on the block. We loved the first concept Nives showed to us and, although the final design underwent some finessing, it essentially remained intact. Every day we wake up and enjoy the feeling provided by the open plan living, light large spaces and panoramic views of the trees and hills.… Read More

Simon and Sonia


Nives created a beautiful design for the renovation and extension of our home in Paddington. Her knowledge and experience has allowed us have a finished design which will lead to a lovely spacious home for our family to enjoy.… Read More

Darren and Kirsten


My wife and I have had the pleasure of being associated with IRP for over 12 years. When we decided to build a new house on an awkward shaped block in 2002, we knew that we needed a firm with vision and flare. Far from simply meeting the challenge posed by the shape of the block, IRP designed for us a home which made a bold statement in what was a pre- established neighbourhood. They opened our eyes to concepts and design subtleties that we knew nothing of.… Read More

P and M The Gap


Working with Nives and the IRP team was fantastic. They listened and understood that our requirements were unique. For us, this was essential for our building project. The team at IRP invested countless hours over many months to ensure that we ended up with exactly what we wanted. … Read More

Chris and Renuka


We approached Nives and the IRP team in 2011 to design our dream home in Upper Kedron, having seen and liked some of their house designs at the Gap. Nives was easy to communicate with and she understood our needs and vision from early on. At our first meeting she brought along a sketch plan, based on our initial phone conversation that we felt drawn to. We have retained many aspects of this layout in our final scheme.… Read More

Fiona and Andy


We approached IRP Architects to design our 'dream home' after we saw, and fell in love with, a house near our block of land that Nives and her team had designed (The Bridge House). We had approached a couple of other architects, but Nives was very easy to talk with, she understood our specific requirements and discussed with us the way we wanted to 'live' in our home. Our site was a difficult one, as it is very sloping and there were strict council regulations. Nives' knowledge of what would and wouldn't work was invaluable. … Read More

James and Fiona


We just wanted to thank you and your team for the great job you have done with the approval process and design of our renovation. We have never worked with an Architect before and were impressed with your professional yet personal approach to our project.… Read More

Michael and Nicole


For our recent home renovation and extension, it was important that the finished job was authentic, high quality, and reflecting genuine architectural inspiration. It was also important that the project was planned with minimum disruption to us as a family. IRP Architects Pty Ltd was able to make this happen, and our home, as it is now, gives us great pleasure every day.… Read More

Simon and Sonia


Nives and the IRP Architects team have transformed our home for us by designing our beautiful new deck and reconfiguring our front entrance. The deck is stunning and has features that make it more than just a deck – with its main elevated roofline and lower shading tiers over the cantilevered projections; it is both functional and beautiful… Read More

Mathieu and Anastasia


We have worked with Nives and her team at IRP Architects across several years as we have developed and added extensions to our property. The design process was made very easy as Nives partnered with us to understand our requirements and incorporate into the architectural designs. Using 3D software meant we could view our plans and greatly assisted as we tweaked the plans as we moved into the finer details of the drawings. Our end result looks fantastic, which is all credit to Nives and her team ‐ I would have no hesitation in recommending IRP Architects.… Read More

Qld Structural Engineering


We recently had the pleasure of engaging IRP Architects to undertake the design of our house extension in Newmarket. Nives and her team provided us with a professional and comprehensive service from the start of the project. This included five different sketch design options (done in full colour and laminated) and a detailed design with advice on everything from kitchen benches, windows, balustrading options and colours. We have no hesitation in recommending the IRP team for any project.… Read More

Graham and Lynette


We consulted several architects before deciding to engage Nives Robinson from IRP to design our new home. The fee structure was favourable when compared to others as was the total fee. Nives was given a basic idea of our requirements and designed a home which incorporated all of these as well as some innovative ideas of her own. Deadlines were always met on time and her co-operation was always excellent – before, during and after construction. We would have no hesitation in recommending her to anyone contemplating building.… Read More

Midge and John


We approached Nives at IRP Architects to help with the design of our house at The Gap. We had specific ideas regarding form and layout and during the process found Nives and her team professional, friendly and flexible. Nives worked with us within the parameters of budget, our expectations, and a steep building site, to achieve an outcome that still impresses. Having lived in our completed home now with great satisfaction since it was completed in early 2010, we have no hesitation recommending Nives and her team.… Read More

Andreas and Monika


We are very grateful to Nives and all her staff from IRP Architects for the support, advice and architectural expertise provided to us. Even before we had found our piece of land, Nives provided us with suggestions for the ideal building site and important details to consider such as slope and orientation to the sun. Nives then guided us through the development of our plans to suit the block of land and when the plans were ready also searched for and found the builder for us.… Read More

Neil and Zoe


We are very pleased with all the work that Nives Robinson and the team at IRP Architects did for us. They were professional, efficient and very accommodating with all the little changes we wanted. They worked closely with us to ensure we achieved the dream home we wanted to build. The house has turned out beautifully and we have no hesitation in recommending IRP Architects… Read More