At andever, we create spaces that enrich your daily life and positively impact our world.

Architecture that’s forever?

That’s what we do at andever.


Using practical solutions and smart design thinking, we create better spaces suited to your needs.


We listen, guide and collaborate along every step of  your project.


Be it a private home, multi-res  development, commercial project or interior fit-out, we have the experience to bring your dream project to life.


As big-picture thinkers we go beyond designing buildings. We believe in being advocates for good – in policy, place and practice.



Established in 2014, andever is a registered architectural practice with the Architects Registration Board of Victoria (ARBV) and a member of respected industry bodies including : ArchiTeam, Australian Institute of Architects (AIA), Association of Consulting Architects (ACA) and Parlour.



  • Sonia Sarangi
    Director and Architect
    ARBV Registered Architect
    Bachelor of Arts (Architecture) Hons.
    Masters of Architecture
    NFP Board Chair & Director
    Sessional Staff : MSD, UniMelb
    Cultural Diversity Advocate

  • Michael Smith
    Director and Architect
    ARBV Registered Architect
    Bachelor of Architecture (Hons.)
    Bachelor of Const Mgmt (Hons.)
    Columnist: The Age & Domain
    Arch. Consultant : Built Environmental Channel
    Gender Equity Advocate

  • Current & Previous Staff

    We would like to sincerely thank all our current and previous staff at Andever for their professional contributions to our projects.

    Chelsea Doorne 

    Bhadra Rajendren Pandalai

We feel so lucky to have found Andever as we had little idea what we wanted. With their help we ended up with something so much better! All the little details they designed have taken our home to the next level.

- Jenny & Gavin (Curve House)

Andever balanced the architectural vision and our project realities beautifully. They were very responsive and worked collaboratively with our consultant team to meet our timeline. We feel very lucky to be their clients and highly recommend them!

- Linda & Jonathan (Camberwell Medical)

Andever were wonderful - very responsive and worked collaboratively with the builder - which made things easier for us. We now have an amazing home that fits the landscape and captures magnificent views.

- Elaine & Rex (Nakari Vista)

Andever are an exceptional team that truly listened. They understood and reflected the emotional essence of our brief. They enthusiastically refined their design until it all "clicked". We loved working with them and have already hired them for our next project!

- Gauri & Apoorv (Original Chai Co)

Andever helped us fine tune our detailed initial brief to balance our needs and budget. We were impressed with their service and really benefitted from their ideas. They have created a home that has been a pleasure to live in!

- Susan & Bill (House in Silhouette)

Andever's design truly was a manifestation of everything we had discussed over many conversations. They showed real innovation, met every challenge and provided inventive solutions. Highly recommend!

- Jill (Optometry HQ )

Working with an andever allowed us to implement unique and innovative ideas that we would have missed on our own. Their expertise brought a fresh perspective that boosted our confidence in what we were doing.

- Ravi & Kusum (Hidden House)

Andever carefully balanced commercial goals with good design for my investment property. They offered options and advice along the way. They manage their creative ego well and I was impressed with their practical approach and clever ideas!

- Stephen (Apartment K)

Our experience with Andever was very positive. They not only gave us the confidence to go ahead but were both sympathetic, informative, and genuine in helping us achieve our unique goals. We highly recommend them.

- Lina & Max (House in Flux)

We engaged Andever for the design of our medical clinic and are thrilled with their exceptional work . From the beginning, they understood our vision. Via attention to detail and creativity, they met our functional needs alongside a refined ambiance. Would not hesitate to engage them for our next project.

- Dr Justin (Caulfield Clinic)

Andever helped us design our first development and we have gone on to collaborate on two more with them. They have excellent design skills, invested time understanding our needs and were flexible in their approach.

- Neeti & Manu (Greensborough Townhouses )

Andever were approachable, collaborative, responsive and excellent during both design & construction stages. The outcome speaks for itself! We highly recommend them.

- Dr Maitham (Skin Screen Clinic)

We have loved worked with Andever on a number of projects now and hope to do so on many more. They are so professional and incredibly helpful throughout all stages. Not only do they create beautiful buildings, they also carefully balanced the overall building costs for us.

- Cassandra & Charles (Heidelberg Apartments)