Our Team

Gary Windiate – Director / Architect
Windiate Architects was set up in 2007 by Gary Windiate, a seasoned project architect with more than 15 years of experience in Australia and the UK. Gary has worked for some of Victoria’s best-known architectural practices, including Daryl Jackson, Jackson Clements Burrows, and Wood Marsh Architecture, and holds an A+ membership from the Australian Institute of Architects. While Windiate Architects has grown into a thriving and personalized practice, with three permanent architects on staff, Gary continues to dedicate his personal design and managerial expertise to every project the company takes on – be they specialised residential renovations or complex commercial developments.

Monica Shanley – Architect
Monica started her architectural career in Sydney, and following a year working in Japan primarily on urban design and residential projects, moved to Melbourne. In Melbourne, Monica has enjoyed participating in the rich local design culture through her work with several award winning architectural practices. Her broad experience encompasses many building types, including educational and institutional, however she finds residential projects to be the most rewarding. Monica particularly enjoys working on the construction detailing of a building, bringing into focus the elements which reflect the principle ideas of the design concept.

Sheena Withers – Architect
Sheena is an experienced Architect who has worked in a number of Award winning Melbourne Practices on a range of project types including residential, commercial and educational projects. Sheena enjoys the challenges and possibilities that residential projects present and finds the process from the first Client meeting through to the end of construction very rewarding. Practical and detail focused Sheena brings experience and passion to every project.