Our services have a unique combination of cutting edge information and technology, strong teamwork, hands on involvement of the principal, commitment to design excellence, technical expertise and community consultation.

At Brandrick we are a large regionally based office with a team of 9 employees. Our expert team consists of Qualified Architects, Graduate Architects, Draftsperson, Project Managers and Administrative support.

The firm pursues an active strategy of sustaining a number of highly expert staff, it utilises advanced technology to maintain services and production capacity for all jobs undertaken. We utilise the most comprehensive computer technology including 3D colour perspective and graphic capabilities in-house.

Gerard Brandrick

Director / Senior Partner
B.Sc (Arch) B.Arch(Hons)
R.I.B.A / A.I.A

Shannon Johns

Director / Partner
Building Design & Drafting

Anne Dunque

Project Architect

Anne has been employed at Brandrick Architects since February 2008 since emigrating from Germany. Anne qualified in architecture at the Leipzig University of Applied Science. She has excellent design skills and is talented in production of fine quality contract documentation.

Lachlan Byrne

Graduate of Architecture

Bachelor of Architecture (Design), Master of Design (Architecture)

Lachlan has recently joined the Brandrick Architects team after graduating from Deakin University and a sea change to Echuca from Melbourne. During his time with the firm he has enjoyed working on police stations, public housing and private homes.

Emma Mitchell

Graduate of Architecture

Bachelor of Design (Architecture)/Bachelor of Construction Management, Master of Architecture (Design)

After graduating from double bachelor’s degrees and a master’s degree at Deakin University in Geelong, Emma has recently leapt at the chance to move to Echuca from her hometown of Sandringham. Emma has lived and travelled throughout Europe, particularly England, bringing with her a worldly variety of design solutions. During her brief time with Brandrick Architects Emma has relished the chance to work on the design of rural schools and public housing.

Warren Durling

Building Designer

Advanced Diploma of Building Design

Warren grew up on his family farm near Shepparton, Victoria and has spent the last few years pursuing a career in building design while completing his advanced diploma. Since joining Brandrick Architects, Warren has had the chance to work on both private and public housing, recreational pavilions and rural schools.

Natalie Murphy

Office, Accounts & HR Manager 

Natalie has been with Brandrick Architects for nearly 20 years, and has been a major contributor to the companies success and the driving force in the initiation of the current policies and procedures which saw Brandrick awarded the 2011 Shire of Campaspe-Shire of Murray Business of the Year and finalist in the Regional Victoria Business Achievement Awards in 2012 and 2013. Natalie is a true stalwart of the company and strives to improve the company’s performance.

Natalie is in the office Tuesday-Thursday.

Codie Madden


Codie plays a lead role in the Brandrick Architects administration team as a receptionist. Her warm personality is welcoming making her a comforting first port of call with any queries.