The personal and collective histories of our clients enrich our ideas on every project. Our methodology allows us to research thoroughly the particularity of any design brief without falling back upon generic response.

Level 3,
358 Lonsdale St
Melbourne, VIC 3000

T : (03) 9670 9671
E : fmd@fmdarchitects.com.au

FMD Architects is an architectural practice with extensive experience in architecture of varying scales, types and budgets.

The core work of the practice is boutique commercial, hospitality and residential work. The focus on specific projects enables a high level of client service as well as an intense design process with rigorous detail.

A particularity of the practice is its extensive research into materials and product development, which equips it with a knowledge to develop rich and inventive architecture.

The personal and collective histories of our clients enrich our ideas on every project. Our methodology allows us to research thoroughly the particularity of any design brief without falling back upon generic response.

We add value through an insightful creative process to produce a unique response to each project.

Fiona Dunin 
(Director)

1998 —
University of Melbourne,
Bachelor of Architecture 
(Honours) 

1993 —
RMIT,
Bachelor of Arts
(Interior Design)

Fiona Dunin established FMD Architects in 2005 with a focus on design intensive projects of varying scales and types.

Fiona merges the two disciplines of interior design and architecture. Her experience is diverse, with a range of projects including residential, major retail and institutional projects over the last 20 years. The detailed nature of her work, coupled with her extensive research into materials and product development is reflected in the rich interiors and architecture produced.

SELECTED AWARDS

2015 | Shortlisted | World Architecture Awards [Health] : Surgeons Rooms

2015 | Shortlisted | IDEA Awards [Commercial] : Surgeons Rooms

2015 | Finalist | Timber Design Awards [Furniture] : Surgeons Rooms

2014 | Commendation | Integrain Timber Vision Awards [Residential] : Bayside Residence

2014 | Shortlisted | IDEA Awards [Residential] : Cross Stitch

2014 | Shortlisted | Houses Magazine, House of the Year [Res. Alt.] : Cross Stitch

2014 | Shortlisted | AIA Victorian Architecture Awards [Residential] : Cross Stitch

2013 | Shortlisted | Houses Magazine, House of the Year [Res. Alt.] : Jacks House

2013 | Shortlisted | Timber Vision Awards [Interiors] : Jacks House

2011 | Shortlisted | Houses Magazine, House of the Year [Outdoor Category] : Pergola

2011 | Commendation | Abode Magazine, House of the Year [Small] : Pergola

2010 | Top 25 Shortlisted | Evolve Competition Designer Rugs

2009 | Shortlisted | Belle House of the Year : Tree House

2009 | Shortlisted | AIA Victorian Architecture Awards [Residential] : Tree House

2009 | Shortlisted | AIA Victorian Architecture Awards [Res. Alt. & Add.] : K House

2009 | Shortlisted | Inside (IDEA) Awards [Residential Interiors] : K House

2009 | Shortlisted | Inside (IDEA) Awards [Residential Interiors] : Tree House

2008 | Shortlisted | Inside (IDEA) Awards [Residential Interiors] : Eastern Residence

2007 | Shortlisted | Inside (IDEA) Awards [Concept Design] : Workstation

2007 | Shortlisted | Inside (IDEA) Awards [Residential Interiors] : Western Residence

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2010 | Venice Architecture Biennale Exhibitor in the Australian Pavilion

2010 | State of Design Festival, ‘Raising The Bar’

2009 | State of Design Festival, ‘Baking Architecture’

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2015 | Green Magazine, Feature on Brighton Joinery

2015 | Houses Magazine, Feature on FMD Architects

2015 | The Age (Commercial RE), Feature on the Surgeons Rooms

2015 | Inside Magazine, Article on the Surgeons Rooms

2015 | Belle Magazine, Article on the Deco Residence

2015 | H&G Magazine, Article on the Cross-Stitch House

2014 | Inside Magazine, Article on the Deco Residence

2014 | Belle Magazine, Feature on the Cross-Stitch House

2014 | The Age, Article on Cross-Stitch House

2014 | Houses Magazine, Article on the Treehouse

2014 | Green Magazine, Feature on the Cross-Stich House

2013 | Houses Magazine, Article on the Bayside Residence

2012 | The Age, Article on Weatherboard House

2012 | World’s Best Apartments, Feature on St Kilda Rd Penthouse

2012 | World’s Most Glamourous Houses, Feature on the Western & Cerise Residences

2012 | The Age, Article on FMD Architects

2011 | Inside Out, Article on the South Eastern & Cerise Residences

2011 | The Age, Article on Pergola

2010 | Houses Magazine, Article on the Pergola

2010 | Houses Magazine, Article on the Cerise Residence

2010 | Houses Magazine, Article on the Treehouse

2010 | Financial Review, Article on the Cerise Residence

2010 | The Age, Article on the Cerise Residence

2009 | Vogue Magazine, Article on the K House

2009 | Houses Magazine, Article on K House

2009 | Designex & Form & Function, Article on FMD Architects

2009 | Inside Magazine, Article on Cerise Residence

2009 | Inside Magazine, Article on K House

2009 | Inside Magazine, Article on Tree House

2008 | Contemporary Home Design, Article on the Eastern Residence

2008 | Vogue Living, Before & After, Winter

2008 | Featuring Western Residence

2008 | The Age, Article featuring the Western Residence

2008 | Inside Magazine, Article on Eastern Residence

2007 | Inside Magazine, Article on Western Residence

2006 | Houses Magazine, Feature on Western Residence