• Towill Design
  • About Towill Design

We are an architecture practice passionate about creating spaces that transform the experience of learning and living.

About Towill Design
  • "Rachel has an acute understanding of her clients, providing both sustainable designs and financially practicable solutions."

    Eric Beedle
    Senior Project Manager
    Lambert & Rehbein

  • "Towill Design provides an innovative, fresh approach to design, with a personalised service."

    Russel Jones
    Hydraulic Services Pty Ltd

  • "If you are looking for a solution that meets your needs, is environmentally sustainable, financially affordable and will be something you will be proud to showcase then I would highly recommend Towill Design."

    Paul Browning
    Headmaster
    St Paul’s School, Queensland

  • "Rachel and her team are thoroughly professional and imaginative in their design work, and managed the delivery of the project extremely well."

    Stephen Tyrrell
    Business Manager
    Caboolture Montessori School, Queensland

  • "Rachel designed a two storey learning space for us. Her solutions to issues around space restrictions, environmental sustainability, efficacy and beauty resulted in one amazing building."

    Yvonne Rinaldi
    Principal
    Caboolture Montessori School

  • "Rachel took the time to hear from all the stakeholders in the project, including the students. This meant the final design reflected what we all felt was important about learning spaces."

    Stephen Tyrrell
    Business Manager
    Caboolture Montessori School, Queensland

  • "Rachel puts the client first, is a strong project manager and has delivered all our projects on time and on budget."

    Paul Browning
    Headmaster
    St Paul’s School, Queensland

About Towill Design

About Us

At Towill Design we are highly experienced in education design.

Our dedicated team apply their passion and creative expertise to all our projects including residential, commercial, health, aged care and senior living communities.

We thrive on collaboration and the open exchange of ideas.

From the start of every project we facilitate workshops with all stakeholders and carefully manage your design experience from consultation through to construction.

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We integrate sustainable design principles with the selection of non-toxic building materials and processes.

Our commitment at Towill Design is to create healthy architecture that inspires a passion for learning and a joy for living at any age.

Our People

Rachel Towill

Rachel established Towill Design Group in 2008, quickly becoming recognised for her expertise in education design and masterplanning. Rachel inspires her dedicated team to apply their passion and creativity to all projects including residential, commercial, health, aged care and senior living.

Rachel is highly practiced at managing the inter-relationships between her client, stakeholders, facility management and procurement personnel. She is attuned to the detail of every project and takes a hands-on approach to managing the design experience for her clients from consultation to construction.
Rachel is committed to transforming the experience of living and learning. Her integration of sustainable, healing design principles, with the selection of non-toxic building materials and processes, sets Towill Design apart from other architecture firms.

Telephone

+61 417 479 667

Email

rachel@towilldesigngroup.com

Samuel Brick

Samuel has a long association with Towill Design and brings his comprehensive skills and design confidence to the Towill Design team.

Highly experienced in large projects such as the Gold Coast Airport expansion, Waltzing Matilda Centre and Chermside Shopping Centre expansion, Samuel works confidently across a wide variety of sectors and embraces the challenges and complexities of projects of all sizes.

Samuel is highly practiced in managing consultants, service coordination, documentation and masterplanning. His passion for architecture that has a positive impact on the end user and delivers the desired outcome for his client, drives the success of his projects.

Telephone

+61 7 3852 3013

Email

sam@towilldesigngroup.com

Hugo Riveros

Hugo Riveros has a career in the architectural industry spanning more than twenty five years. During this time, Hugo has gained a wealth of experience in areas including; residential, commercial, industrial, retail, defence, health, education and interior design sectors on projects up to one billion dollars.

An early adopter of the BIM movement, Hugo is a Registered Graphisoft Consultant, with extensive experience assisting architectural firms with benchmarked ArchiCAD protocols and maximising documentation efficiency. Having adopted Building Information Modeling (BIM) a decade ago Hugo has completed a wide range of complex jobs from conceptual design to tender and construction documentation with industry best practices.

Telephone

+61 7 3852 3013

Email

hugo@towilldesigngroup.com

Chloe Edwards

Chloe graduated from Queensland University of Technology in 2016 with a Masters in Architecture. She recently furthered her education by successfully undertaking the registration process.

Throughout her career, Chloe has gained experience working independently
on smaller projects as well as being part of a team on more complex projects. She’s confident communicating with clients and builders and has proven abilities to work well as part of a team and manage consultants.

Telephone

+61 7 3852 3013

Email

chloe@towilldesigngroup.com

Laura Francis

Laura graduated with a Master of Architecture in 2015 from University Technology Sydney. Following graduation, Laura specialised in the design and approval process, building strong relationships with clients, consultants and the authorities.

She has worked as a project leader on a number of residential alterations and additions projects, hospitality and commercial fit outs, from initial concept stage through to tender and construction documentation. Building on her foundational experience, Laura moved to Queensland in 2019 and began working on educational and master planning projects as well as multi-residential projects, sports clubs, shopping centres and aged care villages.

Telephone

+61 7 3852 3013

Email

laura@towilldesigngroup.com

Emily Bell

Emily commenced her architectural career with Towill Design in 2016, whilst completing her studies in Architectural Design at the University of Queensland.

In her role as Project Designer, she has gained experience in an a wide range of processes including master plans and feasibility studies, design development,project documentation and post occupancy evaluations.

Emily appreciates the importance of student and educator input in learning environment design. This aspect of client and user engagement throughout the entirety of the design process is what sets Towill Design apart, and is something Emily wishes to build upon throughout the remainder her career.

Telephone

+61 7 3852 3013

Email

emily@towilldesigngroup.com

Rodger Van Raalte

Rodger has had an extensive career in the architectural industry spanning more than 25 years. After completing a New Zealand Certificate in Architectural Drafting (NZCAD) at Otago Polytechnic, New Zealand, Rodger spent time as an ArchiCAD draftsperson at firms such as McCoy & Dixon Architects, ML Design, Cottee Parker Architects and Elevation Architecture.

Rodger is passionate about improving systems to increase productivity, leading him to gain vast experience in assisting architectural firms with benchmarked ArchiCAD protocols and maximising documentation efficiency. His project knowledge extends to all aspects of conceptual design, tender and construction documentation as well as contract administration.

Telephone

+61 7 3852 3013

Email

rodger@towilldesigngroup.com

Dylan Thompson

Dylan joined Towill Design Group whilst completing a Bachelor of Architectural Design at the University of Queensland.

Having worked in the industry for over a year, Dylan has developed his design, documentation and communication skills through working on a wide range of public and private education projects.

Telephone

+61 7 3852 3013

Email

dylan@towilldesigngroup.com

Roma Gabrang

Roma has been a member of Towill Design since 2018, joining the team after completing a Bachelor of Architectural Design at the University of Queensland.

Roma has gained valuable experience in the Master Planning, having assisted in over a dozen campus Master Plans throughout her time with Towill Design.

Telephone

+61 7 3852 3013

Email

roma@towilldesigngroup.com