PHOOEY Architects Pty Ltd
ACN 142 662 888
Suite 315, 343 Little Collins Street
Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
T +61 3 8616 0561


Emma Young Director

B Arch, RMIT 1997
B Sc Env Des, UCan 1992
Grad Cert Bus Prop, RMIT 2007
ARBV (since 2000) 15569

Emma, with Peter, leads the PHOOEY team. She works closely with the project team and project manages the design, documentation & delivery of each project.

Emma has more than twenty years of design & project architectural experience on major building projects, not only in her current role, but also while previously employed by renowned design practices including Lyons, Max May & Rijavec Architects. She has been responsible for all aspects of the design, development, project management & delivery of multi-million dollar institutional & commercial works for TAFEs, universities, hospitals, film studios, commercial & industrial developments, new & renovated residential & multi-residential projects.

As an experienced project manager, Emma has superintended a diversity of construction contracts for both large and small projects. This service enables quality, cost & performance to be managed on a day to day basis. Emma’s participation in this project phase has previously benefited client & builder relationships and enabled the successful delivery of many projects. She has also acquired extensive experience and an understanding of the latest trends in the design and planning of innovative and flexible educational and community facilities.

Emma holds a Certificate of Business Property & has previously worked in the role of Development Manager for Places Victoria (formerly known as VicUrban). Emma’s architectural, property & development skills/ experience have benefited previous Feasibility Studies completed for government, commercial & residential clients by providing the up-front information & analysis required to enable investors to confidently proceed with the project.

Emma won the 2011 Westpac Bank Ruby Award for Elizabeth St Branch, announced on International Women’s Day, 8th March 2011, celebrating educated, connected & inspiring Australian women.