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Concept Y Architecture is a progressive service-oriented design practice specialising in comprehensive commercial, industrial and residential design solutions.

We are committed to creating architecture of the highest aesthetic quality and functionality whilst maintaining a pragmatic approach in solving complex design issues.

We place a strong focus on the conceptual stage of every project undertaken as we firmly believe that ultimate success of most projects begins with a robust concept.

Eric Yu

Eric Yu

Managing Director

  • Master of Urban Design, University of Melbourne
  • Bachelor of Architecture, University of Melbourne
  • RAIA, Registered Practising Architect (Victoria), APEC Registered Architect, Green Star Accredited Professional

Prior to establishing Concept Y Architecture in 2014, Eric spent over 8 years as Architectural Manager of the publicly listed developer Australand, responsible for the management of the Commercial & Industrial design division, overseeing the design delivery of all projects across southern continental Australia (Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia). He was personally responsible for over 200 project specific feasibility studies and the design delivery of over 40 commercial & industrial facilities, delivering a total of more than 700,000m² industrial and 50,000m² commercial spaces with a combined end value in excess of $700 million. Key projects undertaken by Eric while at Australand have included such multinational corporations as Agility Logistics, Caterpillar, DB Schenker, DHL, Electrolux, Fenner Dunlop, Mazda, Rinnai and The Toll Group, to name a few.

With over 14 years of industry experience ranging from commercial, industrial and residential architecture to estate masterplanning, Eric draws upon his robust architectural skillset when tackling complex design issues. His design philosophy is that aesthetically pleasing architecture doesn’t necessarily have to come at the expense of functionality or budgetary blowouts. A pragmatic approach coupled with an understanding of the intricacies of value management can facilitate an architectural outcome of the highest quality and functionality while maintaining budgetary constraints.

Ajith Kuruvilla

Ajith Kuruvilla

Associate

  • Master of Urban Design, University of Melbourne
  • Bachelor of Architecture, University of Melbourne
  • RAIA, Registered Practising Architect (Victoria)

Ajith is an experienced architect and urban designer with over 15 years of experience in the design delivery of personalised community based projects of varying scales, often working in conjunction with challenging stakeholders. Ajith has project experience is commercial, institutional, mixed use, residential, educational and transport projects in Australia and the United Kingdoms.

Ajith’s particular interests are in both top-down and a bottom-up strategy for sustainable urban development. These include projects which involve the design of public transportation infrastructure, public community infrastructure and private individual projects.

Ajith has lead successful project teams as part of his previous associations with Daryl Jackson Architects and HBO+EMTB. Key projects undertaken by Ajith have included the successful documentation of BER projects, Melbourne Park Redevelopment, Box Hill Hospital and Crown Casino, all of which had project budgets of over $100 million.

Portfolio
The Australian Ballet Production Centre

The Australian Ballet Production Centre

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PFG Australia Headquarters

PFG Australia Headquarters

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Electrolux Distribution Centre

Electrolux Distribution Centre

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Rinnai Australia Headquarters

Rinnai Australia Headquarters

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