Brian Jende

Managing Director

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Phone: +61 (3) 8851 4444

Mobile: +61 417 356 406

Co-founder and Managing Director, Brian Jende is a driving force behind the creative spirit captured by i2C Architects nationally and delivered on all projects across the Melbourne, Sydney, Perth and Brisbane offices.

Brian is a registered Architect with over 30 years’ architectural experience encompassing the retail, commercial and urban sectors, Brian is recognised by the industry as an authority in Retail, Mixed Use and now Build to Rent architecture.

He enjoys nothing more than working with clients around the table; rolling up his sleeves and orchestrating the team to deliver an outstanding outcome.

Brian takes pride in balancing community valued outcomes with commercial reality. Brian understands the importance of maintaining a high level of communication and confidence between the architect and all stakeholders to ensure consistent delivery of successful projects.

Qualifications and Memberships

  • Architect AIA
  • Australian Institute of Architects
  • Living Future Institute Australia

Expertise and Specialisation

  • Concept design and master planning
  • Urban planning and place making
  • Development applications
  • Council and authorities Negotiation
  • Design development
  • Construction documentation
  • Site construction and architectural management
  • Team management
  • Feasibility studies

i2C Architects

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Building 3, 28 Cromwell Street, Collingwood, Victoria, 3066

Established in 1999, i2C has been built from the ground up, forged by the strong friendship between Architects Brian Jende and Anthony Merlin with Rod Rose joining the duo in 2018 as a result of a long term relationship with them both.

Today i2C stands as one of Australia’s leading Architectural firms attracting a national and international client base drawn from both the public and private sector.

Our recognised strength is the ability to work with large stakeholder groups in the core market sectors of mixed-use, urban planning, interiors, retail and Build to Rent. We proudly maintain long term relationships with several “blue chip” clients across a portfolio of dynamic projects that traverse the breadth of Australia and the Pacific basin region.

Professionalism and focus remain constant through all core sectors of our work. We enjoy the challenge but are driven by reaching new levels of excellence in all forms of design and delivery, from the smallest private development, to the largest multi-million dollar commercial venture. We ensure all outcomes are sustainable for the long-term and reflect the aspirations of those groups participating in the design process.

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