Debbie RyanOwner of Architecture, Interior Design and Master planning Practice.
McBride Charles Ryan
<p>Debbie Ryan is a founding owner of McBride Charles Ryan with vast experience in the design of commercial, institutional and domestic projects with values between $1 million and $1 billion. Her singular design abilities, acute sense of composition and extensive product knowledge has given her a wide and well-deserved reputation. Both scientific and intuitive, Debbie has a special ability to conceive schemes that perfectly meet the requirements of each client and building.</p> <p>Coupled with her skills in negotiation, she enables the practice to align the requirements (often disparate) found in a large client group without compromising the unique design concepts.</p> <p>Debbie's work has been widely published and has gained recognition as a public speaker and critic of design and architecture.</p> <p>Debbie's firm has won numerous awards including World Architecture awards for 'The Klein Bottle House', 'Fitzroy High School' and 'Monaco House'. MCR has been widely published, including in influential architectural magazines such as The Architectural Review, Architecture Australia and Indesign. MCR was recently the subject of an ABC Documentary 'Life Architecturally'.</p> <p>MCR believes that architecture should never relinquish experimentation, and uses architecture of all scales as a means to this end. With each project, forms, spaces, materials and context are all up for grabs.</p> <p>MCR work on a wide range of project types such as education, housing (which includes apartment towers), infrastructure and hospitals (recently was part of the consortium for Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre - VCCC) where each individual project explores the tension between the program, local tradition and experimentation, responding to increasingly conservative local guidelines.</p>