specialising in residential projects across Melbourne

we are a boutique
architectural studio

We are based in Bayside and serves local inner-city areas such as Bayside, Stonnington, Maribyrnong and Mornington Peninsula, as well as state-wide, providing tailored architectural designs and services for singles, couples and families.

Whether you are building a new dream home or renovating your current house to suit your growing family, we provide a full range of architectural services.

Core architectural services offered

02. Our Services

Concept Design

Sketch options of design concept which responds and challenges the pre-determined project brief will be presented. This phase will allow for client feedback on design options regarding functions, appearances and form to derive at sign-off concept.

Developed Design

Further development of approved concept design in preparation for planning application + construction documentation in compliance to council requirements and building regulations.

Town Planning

Documentation to demonstrate that proposed design complies with council regulations and responds to overlooking, overshadowing, site coverage and permeability issues.

Construction Documentation

Preparation of full set of working drawings and specification/scope of works to be used for the building permit application and for the issue of tender. Co-ordination between relevant consultants will take place and design driven construction details will be worked out as well.


As a rule of thumb, generally 3 – 4 contractors will be invited for tendering to obtain fair and competitive prices are returned. We will assist the client with the review of the tenders received and assist negotiation where necessary to derive at reasonable outcome.

Contract Administration

Conduct contract administration and site observation role during the construction works to provide both parties with architectural assistances on site as required.

Our philosophy of design

Design Process

At YSC ARCHITECTS, we understand the importance of individualism in each client and we work closely with them to define their vision and desires to create functional, innovative and aesthetically pleasing architecture. We listen to our clients to recognise the needs and desires to define the project brief.

We understand the key to a successful project requires understanding, collaboration between the context of its surrounds and opportunities the site offers with the project brief. This results in architectural spaces that are unique, aesthetically suited, is connected to its function, and captures client’s brief. As we believe and value that architecture, we create, is and should be a juxtaposition between the language of spaces and the siting of that.

We respect the importance of delivering projects on budget and time. Throughout each stage of the project, we thrive to challenge ourselves with the design to find innovative solutions to enhance construction process that may lead to cost savings, delivering quality architecture whilst maintaining the initial concept and keeping the project on course.

Understanding our approach

04. How Can We Help You

Whether you are building a new dream home or renovating your current house to suit your growing family, starting out your project can be a daunting and complicated task.

We aim to build a close working relationship with you from the beginning to meet your design objectives and to give you the confidence in the process and delivering thoughtful, exciting, unique and complete project. Working with us can help you to:

  • Clarify and define your building needs
  • Look ahead + see the big picture
  • Manage your project
  • Maximise your investment
  • Solve problems

What people say about us

Our Clients

We have been so pleased with the services that YSC Architects has provided to us. Sabino has been very helpful and incredibly responsive to all of our questions and we have full confidence in him.

— Hannah

Yellow Door House | West Footscray

Very professional and attentive service. Highly recommended.

— John

Patch House | Mount Eliza

Services we have received on our project so far from YSC Architects has been top quality and we really appreciated how they went above and beyond their call of duty to understand and provide us with the solution we were really after.

— Andrew

Corner Studio | Beaumaris

YSC ARCHITECTS helped me with my project, I feel my architect is very professional and trustworthy. Building a house is not easy, you will definitely need someone like Sabino who is very reliable and always provide great service. I highly recommend.

— Cynthia

Railway House | Armadale

Just nearby

05. Location

We are affiliated members of the Australian Institute of Architects and Architeam and registered with ARBV.

Let’s design something outstanding

Have a Project?

If you would like to talk to us about your project, please free free to call us or fill in the form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.