Our Philosophy

1Our philosophy is to create buildings with a balance of appealing design and cost effective construction methods that is functional and acceptable to the market and surrounding community.

2We are constantly looking out for innovative and cost-effective construction methods that will blend in the aesthetics of the built form that is uncluttered and sophisticated.

3We want to ensure that our designs get built and not left on the shelves. We therefore take a business approach to our designs ensuring that they are financially viable and profitable to our clients.


About Us

Since its inception in 1986, Archiplan, a West Australian architectural practice as been an innovator of new design and construction concepts. In the mid-80’s we designed  cost-effective two storey home designs, pioneered new concepts in unit development and was the first to design and build a “Tilt-up” office development in Western Australia.


Archiplan Pty Ltd was started by Ron Forlee, who graduated as an Architect in South Africa before immigrating to Australia in 1983. As a custom design office for residential and commercial buildings, Archiplan has pioneered a number of innovative designs and construction trends and have set certain standards within the building WA industry.

Over the last 28 years Archiplan has designed over 3000 homes, retail, industrial, hospitality and commercial buildings in Western Australia, South Africa and China. In addition to the built form, Archiplan has master planned a number of community town ships and golf resorts in Indonesia, India, Malaysia and Timor Leste.

Mission Statement

To provide our clients with the best possible design solution for their site focusing on a return on their investment. Our philosophy is very important to us ensuring that our designs are functional, aesthetically appealing and financially viable.

Our Team

  • Ron Forlee
  • Ashley Richards
  • Abhijat Sinha