Nabil Adhami


Nabil’s leadership of the team brings a special sensitivity and responsiveness to this unique practice, with a fresh breath of Arabic and Australian aesthetic. Nabil Adhami Architect graduated from the University of Canberra with a major in interior architecture, has also studied in Finland and Thailand. His experience includes work on the many forms of boutique residential projects, diplomatic missions, Indoor sports facilities, government and private office accommodation , retail, and public buildings.



Angus Harker

Angus joined our team in 2019 and is an experienced project leader and urban designer with nine years’ experience in large, metropolitan architecture practices. Angus has a passion for urban planning and urban design in regional areas and a love for architectural history. Angus has expertise in the multi-residential, retail and mixed-use sectors with extensive experience in urban design and urban planning. He has led and managed multiple large-scale projects in architectural design and delivery from feasibility, master planning, development applications, documentation and construction services.

Marah Gerious

Marah Gerious joined our studio in 2016 with a strong focus on interior architecture with a passion for design and building client relationships. Marah's attention to detail is second to none, and her determination towards quality both in design and documentation has been welcomed by the team and continues to improve our communication skills. Marah's connection with Syria whilst being educated in Australia reinforces the studio's ability to blend eastern beauty with western pragmatism through our design thinking. Marah has completed her Bachelor's Degree at the University of Canberra, and is developing her skills as a project architect and ensuring the highest quality during the delivery phase of projects.

Kendall Gaddes

Kendall joined our studio at the beginning of 2019 with a passion for healthy living, and environmentally responsive interiors. Kendall holds a bachelors degree in visual arts and design, and her ability to create beautiful and inspiring interior spaces compliments the studio’s core skill-sets. Kendall is well versed in workplace design, and activity based working environments, and she has continued this work with the ACT government since joining our studio. Kendall’s experience extends to hotel design, retail design, and high quality residential interiors.

Anna Pender Architect

The founder of the practice, Anna Pender Architect has passed on a legacy that continues to manifest in the studio's growth in architectural thinking and practice today. Anna is a Sydney University medalist and a Fulbright Scholar, worked in the USA and on the Parliament House and TGA buildings in Canberra before establishing the practice in 1988. Although retired, Anna continues to contribute as a mentor to the studio.