The Design West Team

Karen is the principal architect with Design West. She obtained her bachelor of Science and Architecture at the University of NSW in 1974 and is a registered architect with the NSW Board of Architects.

Karen L. Gay - Architect

  • B. Science (Arch) UNSW
  • B. Architecture UNSW
  • Chartered Architect NSW Board of Architects 1989
  • NSW Registration No. 3819 
  • NSW Australian Institute of Architects A+ Member.

Building Designer - George Ferguson

George, the building designer qualified with a H.N.C (Building) from Scotland in 1978 and taught building at TAFE after moving to Australia. He had his own drafting company before establishing Design West with Karen Gay.

George T. Ferguson - Building Designer

  • HNC (Scotland) 1978

Design West works with a range of associated consultants to provide a complete service to their clients.

Associated Consultants

  • Andrew Simpson - Civil and Structural Engineer
  • TCG - Mechanical, Hyrdraulic and Electrical Engineers
  • Gerald Wolff - Quantity Surveyor
  • Sally Bourne - Landscape Designer
  • Marc Kiho - Building Energy Consultant
The team at Design West