Our Team

CHRIS McCABE
Director
Project Co-ordinator
Senior Architectural Technician & Building Designer,
Diploma of Building Design & Technology

Professional Statement
I am passionate about quality design & planning. Delivering the clients brief in a manner that exceeds their expectations whilst producing a design that is economically viable and construction minded. Developing concept ideas into workable solutions and delivering a completely co-ordinated project is critical to the process. Working collaboratively with other project consultants and delivering detailed construction documentation is fundamental to achieving a successful project for all involved.


Summary of Experience
Chris’s Architectural design experience includes large & small scale aquariums, oceanariums, marine life parks, public buildings and facilities, industrial & commercial projects along with large and small scale residential projects. This unusually wide range of experience provides him with insight in to the full spectrum of issues that will be considered for almost any type of design project.
Chris has been involved with various Oceanarium & Marine Life Park projects that have included working alongside international architects, engineers, artists and other aquarium design specialists to complete educational, interpretive and artistic installations in the public realm.

Qualifications
Registered Building Designer (QBCC) 1302906
Diploma of Building Design & Technology

Memberships
Queensland Building Design & Construction Commission

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
AQUARIUM, OCEANARIUM &
MARINE LIFE PARKS
Whilst employed at Crossley Architects Pty Ltd

Underwater World – Mooloolaba, Australia 2008
Crocosaurus Cove – Darwin, Australia 2008
Hong Kong Ocean Park – Hong Kong 2009-2011
SEA Aquarium Resorts World Sentosa – Sentosa Island Singapore 2009-2012
Wynn Casino Lobby Aquarium – Macau 2010
Lippo Aquarium – Jakarta, Malaysia 2011
Den Bla Planet Aquarium – Copenhagen, Denmark 2011-2013
Dubrovnik Aquarium – Dubrovnik, Croatia 2012-2013
Athens Lamda Aquarium – Athens, Greece 2012-2013
Hainan Island Ocean Park – Hainan Island, China 2013
Nanchang Aquarium – Nanchang, China 2013
Basel Aquarium – Basel, Switzerland 2013-2014
Wenzhou Aquarium – Wenzhou, China 2013
NMEM Keelung Aquarium – Keelung, Taiwan 2013-2014
Cube Oceanarium – Chengdu, China 2014-2015
Palm Mall Aquarium – Muscat, Oman 2014-2015
OPC Marriott Cylinder Aquarium – Hong Kong 2015

COMMERCIAL & PUBLIC BUILDINGS
Whilst employed at Crossley Architects Pty Ltd

Sydney Seaplanes Base & Museum – Rose Bay, Sydney 2008-2015
21 Carnaby St Commercial Office Building – Maroochydore, Qld 2009-2010
Chapel and Crematorium facility Nambour, Qld 2012
Chapel and Crematorium facility Maroochydore, Qld 2014-2015
Brolga Theatre - Maryborough, Qld 2015

INDUSTRIAL BUILDINGS
Whilst employed at Crossley Architects Pty Ltd

Richers Industrial Premises – Maryborough, Qld 2008
Epoca Constructions Offices & Warehouse – Ipswich, Qld 2009
Lysaught Steel Warehouse & Offices – Bundaberg, Qld 2010
Turnweld Engineering Warehouses & Offices – Coolum, Qld 2014 - DCM Building Design & Drafting Project

RESIDENTIAL PROJECTS
Large & small scale Residential, Duplex, Town housing & Multi Residential projects over the last 10 years.
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DUNCAN COX
Director
Project Co-ordinator
Senior Architectural Technician & Building Designer,
Diploma of Building Design & Technology

Summary of Experience
Duncan has been working in the industry for 9 years predominately on Aquarium projects locally, nationally and internationally.

Duncan spent 18months as Resident Site Staff during construction on Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore project where he gained valuable experience overseeing the construction of specialist architectural and aquarium works.

Qualifications
Licensed Building Designer
Diploma of Building Design & Technology

Aquarium Project Experience
Whilst employed at Crossley Architects Pty Ltd

2012 - 2015
Muscat, Oman – Palm Mall Aquarium
Chengdu, China – The Cube Oceanarium
Wenzhou, China –Aquarium at Long Tou Wan Hoilday Resort
Keelung, Taiwan – National Marine Ecological Museum
Hainan Ocean World Marine Life Park
Dubrovnik, Croatia – Dubrovnik Aquarium Concept
Basel, Switzerland – Basel Zoo Aquarium Competition (winning competition entry with Boltshauser Zurich)


2010 - 2012
Sentosa Island, Singapore – SEA Aquarium, Resorts World Singapore
- Aquarium Specialist Works site based construction supervisor


2007-2010
Hong Kong, - Grand Aquarium Hong Kong Ocean Park
Copenhagen, Denmark - Den Bla Planet
Sentosa Island, Singapore – SEA Aquarium, Resorts World Singapore
Mooloolaba, Australia – Underwater World Redevelopment

2006-2007
Darwin, Australia – Crocosarus Cove Crocodile Aquarium and Tourist Facility
Bundaberg, Australia – Bundaberg Turtles Interpretive Centre (unbuilt)
Antalya, Turkey – Mardan Palace Swim Reef

Other Project Experience whilst employed at Crossley Architects Pty Ltd

Maroochydore, Australia - Gregson & Weight Chapel Complex
Mackay, Australia – Bluescope Industrial Development
Nambour, Australia - Gregson & Weight Chapel
Maryborough, Australia – Bombardier Industrial Development
Kunda Park, Australia – AAT Industrial Development