Charles FortinManaging Director, Collard Maxwell Architects
Charles graduated architecture from the Illinois Institute of Technology, in Chicago, known for its Bauhaus teaching philosophy and expertise in tall building construction. In 2013 he was appointed Director at CM+A, and became Managing Director and owner in 2016.
He is a chartered architect, A+ member of the Australian Institute of Architects, and regularly contributes his time to different groups and associations, including presenting and tutoring the Practice of Architecture Learning Series (PALS) for the Australia Institute of Architects.
Charles oversees the delivery of 30 to 40 projects a year, many of them Design & Construct. He is experienced in the designand delivery of: Data Centres, Complex Industrial, Mixed- Use Residential, Education, Health, Community & Aged Care, Government, and infrastructure related projects.
As a designer Charles strives to create spaces that are functional and timeless, spaces that inspire people to do great work, and think great ideas; spaces that are symbolic and that make a profound statement about their users.
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