From the time we opened our doors, we’ve lived by our philosophy of injecting passion, dynamism and emotional investment in each and every project. We pride ourselves in our ability to communicate our ideas effectively and to listen to our client’s needs.

We are innovators. We like to inspire. We never stop educating ourselves on every advancement and improvement in the industry. This bank of knowledge is what enables us to best translate the ideas of our valued clients into the greatest reality.

Whether small scale retail design or large scale commercial architecture, we will organise and oversee every detail of our client’s architectural design projects from start to finish, ensuring the high standards we set in the design process are continued through to the completion of construction.

We strongly believe the best work is created when a deep connection is formed with our clients, when a shared vision is realised and the best possible outcome is achieved for the project, the client and the community.

Our Vision

To be a leading architectural practice that connects people, place and story to create functional innovative designs.

Our Purpose

To focus on delivering innovative, functional, high quality architectural, interior and urban design projects.  We currently offer multi-residential, aged care & retirement living, commercial, civic, retail, hospitality, health, education, heritage and community projects.

Why Choose Us?

Fratelle is a full service architectural and design practice with the infrastructure and know-how to manage multi-million dollar budgets working in the muti-residential, aged care & retirement living, commercial, civic, retail, hospitality, education, heritage and community sectors.

No matter what the size and scale of your project, when you join forces with Fratelle, every aspect of your project will be expertly managed by our trustworthy team from start to finish. And because we are wholly committed to staying connected with our clients, we promise to keep an open dialogue every step of the way.

From the day we shake hands as partners on your project, whether it’s worth $1 million or $100 million, you can breathe easy.

Our skills are world class, our knowledge is at the forefront, our infrastructure is rock solid and the
quality control stays in our hands.

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We believe in:

  • CONNECTION - bringing together client, team, story, community and place through interaction and communication
  • STORYTELLING – translating the client’s vision to create design solutions that are innovative, functional, engaging, sustainable and tell a story
  • QUALITY – delivering service where results exceed expectations
  • INTEGRITY – building trust through acting with professionalism and delivering on promises

Our talented team joins heads and hearts. Meet our Directors.

Adrian Fratelle - Director D.Arch

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Adrian is a Director and Design Partner of Fratelle Group. He started the company as Fratelle Designs in 2001 until it rebranded as Fratelle Group in 2010. For five years prior to 2001 Adrian established his skills both pursuing construction supervisor roles for a number of Perth’s building companies, whilst also honing his talents as a high quality designer. Adrian’s primary expertise is his experience in the design, coordination, management and administration of various types of projects. Adrian offers more than 17 years of experience in a wide range of projects including high-quality residential homes, apartments and mixed-use developments, commercial offices, medical centres and refurbishments. Sustainability is always at the forefront of his designs. Adrian is proud to be involved in industry mentor schemes and consistently contributes to associations such as Building Designers Association of WA to help the next generation of designers realise their dreams. He is on the Property Council Multi-Residential Committee and lectures at Homebase Expo on a bi-monthly basis regarding sustainable design and is a key reference for all facets of sustainability.

Kylee Schoonens - Director B.Arch RAIA GAICD

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Kylee is a Registered Architect, having gained experience at some of WA’s best practices prior to becoming a Director of the award-winning architecture, interior and urban design firm Fratelle Group in 2010. She is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and holds a Non-Executive Directorship for DevelopmentWA, Western Australia's land development agency focusing on residential, industrial and commercial projects across the State. She is also a Non-Executive Director for Bethanie, one of WA’s largest aged care providers.

Kylee also holds a number of leadership and advocacy roles within the industry, including as a Residential Committee member with the Property Council of Australia (WA Division). Kylee has been the Project Director, Project Architect and Superintendents Representative for the design, coordination, management and administration of large and complex projects in different sectors including multi-residential, aged care, commercial, retail, recreation and hospitality projects across the state and prides herself on connecting with clients to create high quality design outcomes for every project.

She was awarded the 2015 Australian Institute of Architects Emerging Architect for WA and is a 40under40 winner.