Arch Vive is an architectural practice providing full architectural services


Briefing – Design – Documentation – Tendering 
Contract Administration – Project Management

We are experienced in the following sectors:

Residential – urban,  rural, coastal, new builds, extensions, renovations,  apartments, investment properties,  bathrooms, kitchens

Retail – shop/cafe layouts, fit-outs, commercial kitchens

Commercial – office layouts, fit-outs, joinery

Education – site planning, class buildings, fit-outs,

Aged Care – room layouts, fit-outs

Retirement Villages – site layouts

Arch Vive architects

‘Arch Vive’ is committed to building a strong rapport with the Client, listening to your needs and creating functional and aesthetic architectural design solutions, reflecting your functional  requirements and sense of purpose and space and engaging with the surrounding context. We aim to maximize energy efficiency through sound spatial planning, orientation, natural light and heating and cooling methods, whilst incorporating contemporary materials, finishes and forms, inspiring you to live it and work it!

We take your project from concept stage and design development through to the selection of contractors and construction stage, including administration of the contract and on-site presence, enabling you to be confident that your building is built to the plans and specifications, maintaining the design integrity throughout the construction, ensuring it is reflected in its final built form. We strive to work with you to achieve your goals. We have over twenty years background experience and knowledge of Residential (new builds and renovations), Commercial, Retail and Educational projects, construction methods, site experience and working closely with the Authorities, Consultants, Surveyors, Building Contractors and Suppliers. We are approachable, responsive and communicative.

We are Architects registered with ARBV, experienced in developing, managing and delivering small to medium scale projects; establishing the brief and scope of works, budget and time-frames, understanding local codes, planning, building regulations and standards, dealing with Authorities, obtaining Town Planning and Building Permits, tendering, construction documentation, detailing and specifications, co-ordination of Consultants i.e.  structural, electrical, mechanical and  hydraulic, tendering and assessment, liaising with Building Contractors, administering the Building Contract to Practical Completion and handover.

If you are looking at getting a design off the ground we can assist. Whether or not you are experienced in the Construction Industry or working with an Architect, are an investor or property owner, we can tailor a solution to meet your needs, providing core architectural services inclusive of interior materials, finishes, fixtures and equipment selections as required. We utilize professional architectural and industry software. We work with your budget, keeping you informed along the way, offering quality and value in our services and in the end quality design!

Our office is located in Malvern, Melbourne where we provide services to Melbourne, coastal and surrounding Victorian regions.

Please contact us on the following email with a brief description of your project and we will be happy to discuss your requirements with you. Email us at: or call our office on 03 9832 0668


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Our office is located in Malvern, Melbourne where we provide services to Melbourne, coastal and surrounding Victorian regions.


Located in Malvern, Melbourne, we’re an architectural practice providing full architectural services.