Who We Are

Fratelle is a Perth-based architecture, interiors and urban design firm that delivers projects across Australia. We have cultivated an open, collaborative and creative culture, to become a leader in Australia’s property and construction industry. We are strong advocates for improving the built environment through the delivery of innovative and award-winning architectural projects.

Why You Should Work With Us

We design projects that enhance lifestyles and create memorable experiences.
We understand the design journey and deliver realised projects that generate the best returns for our clients.
We are curious and we want to understand your desires and requirements, and importantly, how you want to engage in your space.
We take great care in crafting environmentally sustainable buildings that positively impact people’s lives.

“Good design is only one solution for a great future.” – Adrian Fratelle, Director

“We have a loud industry voice and advocate heavily to create long-lasting positive impact on our cities and regions.” – Kylee Schoonens, Director


What We Do

Our 20 years of experience has ranged across sectors, from apartments to aged care, civic, retail, hospitality, workplace, learning and heritage.

We integrate our diverse learning across sector, and use lifestyle as the key driver for thoroughly understanding how our clients want their users to engage with their project.

We design, create, inspire, and lead.





Our heavy involvement in advocacy groups, working with State and Local Government agencies and the private sector allows us to positively shape how built form influences the way communities work.

“We engage people across the industry and the WA community, to understand their needs and how we can enhance their lives.” – Kylee Schoonens, Director

“Our focus is not only on the micro – project scale, but the macro – city shaping scale.” – Adrian Fratelle, Director

Who we are involved with:
The Property Council of Australia
The Australian Institute of Architects
Housing Industry Group
Green Building Council
National Association of Women in Construction
Committee for Perth
Australian Institute of Company Directors



We believe that strength comes from developing trusted relationships. We collaborate across the industry to build the best teams for each and every project.

Fratelle has established a long standing national network including with associated architectural practice Rothelowman (based in Victoria, NSW, and Queensland). The depth of our collaboration enables Fratelle to confidently and efficiently deliver projects across Australia. We have aligned values and vision, and we share resources and our expertise that enables us to jointly deliver a range of design and construction projects, including largescale developments. Learn more here.
Ecohabit is the bespoke residential division of Fratelle that focuses on highly sustainable design solutions for residential clients. This division of the business is led by Adrian Fratelle, and encourages a testbed of ideas and environmentally efficient healthy homes that are kind to our world and to the hip pocket. We often explore design solutions in Ecohabit that are then transferred into cost effective design solutions in our Fratelle residential projects.
We are key partners in Renew Property Collective. Renew are a collective of respected property advisors and consultants, collaborating to assist owners of aged property assets across Western Australia realise their site’s full potential through ownerled developments. We unlock redevelopment potential through a unique design approach in combination with collaborating with other development advisers. This provides owners a lever of control over development outcomes, apartment designs and development profit, whilst ensuring the currently underutilised site value is fully realised.

Innovation & Sustainability

Better project outcomes are driven by great ideas and often require a multi-faceted design approach.

We believe consideration needs to be given to all facets of the project including construction techniques, procurement strategies and design approach to achieve the best outcomes. Our passion for all construction methods, including prefabrication, timber frame and alternative materials means we understand how to deliver cost and design efficiencies.

“Sustainability is integral to every project and takes into account our responsibility to our environment, cultural significance, social connection and economic viability.” –Adrian Fratelle, Director









Our talented and close team are passionate about synthesising our ideas to generate amazing projects.

With over 25 years’ experience in the construction & architecture industry, Adrian’s expertise lies in technology & construction methodologies. His passion is sustainable design, he brings to each project a vast wealth of knowledge on sustainable design principles, products, technologies, & practical applications.

Adrian Fratelle


Kylee is heavily involved across the architecture & planning industry in different groups that advocate for a stronger built environment. She is an expert in assisting to get projects off the ground that will provide amenity to our communities. Kylee’s vast experience includes a specialisation in the Aged Care sector & complex contract administration.

Kylee Schoonens


Having previously worked as a director of his own architecture firm, Marc is highly experienced in every stage that a project encompasses. He is heavily experienced in aged care and retirement living and retail projects, in addition to various commercial and hospitality developments.

Marc Spadaccini

Senior Associate

Haydn has worked on a range of projects from apartments to residential developments, to community centres. His elegant eye for details, practical mind, & thorough approach to project management ensures quality outcomes across the board. He is detail oriented with strong communication & coordination skills that strengthen our consultant teams.

Haydn Ward


Richard’s experience ranges from projects of small scales to large developments, with his expertise in the residential & multi-residential sphere. The technical aptitude that he brings to all his work is an asset to each project, as he competently guides a project’s documentation from concept design through to final documentation.

Richard Thomas


Lou’s skill for creating striking interiors spans all project types with a specialisation in multi-residential developments & retail fit-outs. She provides wide ranging creative solutions from high-end boutique hotels, to commercial developments, to apartments & more, across both small & large scale projects.

Lou Day

Interiors Lead

Adelene is a Registered Architect and a Green Star Accredited Professional with a portfolio of commercial, education, hospitality, interiors and mixed-used sectors leading the design, development, coordination, documentation and deliveries of projects for over 17 years.

Adelene Wee

Project Lead - Architecture

Matthew is a Graduate Architect, having completed his Bachelors Degree in Design and Masters Degree in Architecture at the University of Western Australia. He has worked in a number of firms of varying size since graduating in 2017, gaining a wide range of experience in both commercial and residential design.

Matthew Smith

Graduate Architect

Ella’s passionate open-minded approach to design complements the Fratelle team perfectly. She has strong technical capabilities and is a great asset to the studio with her thorough knowledge of design, graphics, modelling, and documentation software.

Ella Barton

Graduate Architect

Carmen brings to Fratelle her experience working across multiple continents, cultures and industries. She has developed an astute skill set that has allowed her to find solutions and deliver projects, no matter how large the challenge. She enjoys growing her technical software skills and knowledge in Revit and AutoCAD.

Carmen Barahona

Graduate Architect

Jay is a Graduate of Architecture with a range of experience within the architectural industry, facilitating high-quality design in numerous sectors, including residential, educational, heritage, NDIS, and commercial projects. He has had international experience, in particular within the EMEA and APAC region.

Jayesh Soul

Graduate Architect

Tenille’s highly organised management of the everyday operations of the studio is invaluable to our team. She has embraced the design world, supporting the work of our design team, in addition to managing the accounts, & working tirelessly to ensure the office runs smoothly. Her thoughtful & attentive approach is highly regarded in the office.

Tenille Stumpers

Office Manager

Utilising his extensive commercial background, Phil adds invaluable strength to our professional structure. Phil is passionate about streamlining and optimising business operations so that Fratelle can focus on what really matters: our clients and their projects.

Phil Nillsen

Business Optimisation Manager



Our success in recent years can be attributed to the vision and trust of our wonderful clients.