To ensure that we provide the very highest quality service to our clients, Longton has developed partnerships with some of the leading businesses in the field. Our talented and award-winning cohort of partnership consultants include:
MD+A Architects | Director
B.Arch UoA, RAIA Member
MD+A Architects specialises in designs that are all about structural and aesthetic integrity and sitting comfortably with the context of their surroundings. For the past decade , MD+A Architects has been delivering innovative architectural solutions designed to sit comfortably in the urban landscape. Embracing everything from infrastructure to innovation and ESD principles, MD+A designs are characterised by the firm’s commitment to delivering spaces and places that are at once functional and inspirational. In achieving a stunning integration of both ‘form and function,’ MD+A transcends the basics, elevating the ordinary into the sublime.
Whether public or private, commercial or residential, MD+A delivers architectural and design solutions that are modern, beautiful and which improve the community in creative and sustainable ways.
MD+A follows an open approach to architecture and is driven by design principles that include using advanced materials, dynamic lines and innovative spatial configurations. Each project evolves according to the needs of the client and is backed by a multi-skilled team who are driven by the pursuit of quality. It’s this shared expertise that has also resulted in MD+A’s exceptional record for approvals in the consent process, along with its reputation for considering all critical aspects, such as build-a-bility, market appeal and durability.
This mid-sized, dynamic company was rated one of the top 10 architecture practices in NSW in 2009 by the Stockland Group, and has been entrusted with commercial projects by some of the biggest names in Australian commerce and development, including AVJennings, NRMA, Invocare, the Australian Golf Club, Natuzzi, Think Brick Australian and Bencorp.
MD+A can provide a complete design and documentation service from masterplan/feasibility through to project – managing the construction. Its services also extend to specialist skills in interior, heritage and urban design. Having one of the directors to guide and inform each project, from the initial concept through to completion.
Archer + Wright Pty Ltd | Director
Dip Int Des
Since co-founding Archer + Wright Pty Ltd with Richard Archer in 2003, Lindy Wright’s extensive experience in the interior design industry has been pivotal in developing the business’ renowned reputation for producing a wide range of high-quality design solutions for an extensive list of clients in the corporate, residential development and high-end private home sectors.
Lindy brings a wealth of materials and product knowledge to all Archer + Wright projects. Her expertise in sourcing quality furnishings and fitments for their projects has been widely recognised in both international and Australian design awards.
With her in-depth understanding of the unique requirements of every development, Lindy brings a fresh and innovative perspective that allows her to tailor the materials, fixtures and finishes to perfectly fit the specific needs of each Archer + Wright design.
Archer + Wright Pty Ltd | Design Director
With over 25 years of experience in the architecture and interior design fields in Australia and New Zealand, Richard Archer has an established reputation for his unique skills in interior architectural planning, detailing and overall design excellence.
SAfter a career working in senior designer/architect capacities for some of the leading practices in the region (including Cox Architects, Martin Hughes Associates and Geyer Design), Richard established his own practice in 1998. In 2003, he co-founded Archer + Wright Pty Ltd with his long-time design collaborator, Lindy Wright.
Since its inception, Archer + Wright has established a strong reputation for producing a wide range of high-quality design solutions for an extensive list of clients in the corporate, residential development, and high-end private home sectors.
Having won several design awards both internationally and in Australia, Archer + Wright is now a highly sought after collaborator on some of the most prestigious projects across the nation. Their impressive portfolio boasts blue-chip clients such as The Hyde Apartments (The Hyde Penthouse), North Residences Milsons Point, The Ernst & Young Centre and Citibank Building Foyers in Sydney, as well as numerous exclusive private residential commissions.
Richard oversees every detail of Archer + Wright’s projects, ensuring that their clients receive the most innovative design solutions, expressed through Archer + Wright’s signature timeless elegance,which is always integrated seamlessly with total functionality.
Since establishing 360︒ in 2001, Daniel Baffsky has developed 360︒ into a highly sought-after and award-winning practice renowned for its innovative design, cultural sensitivity, ecological integrity and commercial efficiency across all project sectors.
Responsible for overseeing the creative direction, client liaison and all operational aspects of 360︒’s work, Daniel has collaborated on significant design projects in the various realms: urban, leisure, institutional, commercial, health and residential. Major projects include Noumea Waterfront 2025 Strategic Masterplan, Noumea New Caledonia; Sam Fiszman Park, Bondi Beach; The Kinghorn Cancer Centre, Sydney, South East Regional Hospital, Bega; The Ivy, Sydney; The National Centre of Indigenous Excellence, Redfern; The Kuwaiti Diplomatic Mission Complex, Canberra and the rooftop ‘park’ – M Central, Sydney.
Daniel’s background in investment banking, marketing and tourism confers a cross-disciplinary understanding of project dynamics. A Councillor of the Royal Botanic Gardens Foundation, Daniel also sits on the Royal Botanic Gardens Art Committee and was a keynote speaker at the 2008 Green Roofs Australia Conference as well as the 2010 Design Ex Sydney, where he presented a case study paper on the social sustainability benefits of green roofs.