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Our People

Our Team is a diverse and talented group of individuals who are all committed to delivering excellence, fostering a growth mindset and upholding the values at the core of our business

Joshua Bradstock | General Manager

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Originally from a finance background, Josh has a proven track record of success across Private Equity-Owned and Publicly Listed Companies. He has well-credentialed leadership experience in financial reporting and analytics, strategic decision making, and operational governance.

 

Josh joined the 8Architecture team as General Manager in 2023 and has assumed responsibility for the overall performance of the Practice. He plays an integral role in all facets of management to deliver value to the business’ esteemed clients and the wider community.

Josh has a passion for modern Architectural design, with a particular interest in minimalist and botanical integration. He is excited about the opportunity to contribute to the architectural landscape by creating spaces that enhance and sustain the human experience. 

Zac Cazacu | Director of Architecture

Zac, the Director of Architecture, moved to Australia in 2011 from Romania where he completed his Architectural studies at the University of Architecture and Urban Planning.

 

He has over 20 years of international experience in the industry, leading a vast array of projects ranging from Large-Scale Commercial, to Multi-Residential developments, to luxury Hospitality venues. He completed his MBA in 2016 and is a Registered Architect with the ARBV, BAQ and OAR.

 

Zac was the first Architect who pioneered the development of the Practice, and has been the driving force of 8Architecture since its inception in 2019. As a leader, he remains instrumental in the development of the Practice’s growth and philosophy. Zac's passion lies in creating contemporary and sustainable architectural spaces that provide a window into the future.

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Valentina Browning | Senior

Valentina is a Senior Architect who moved to Australia in 2019 from Venezuela, where she completed her bachelor’s degree at Simón Bolívar University in Caracas.

 

Valentina has a diverse range of experience and has worked as both an Intern and Graduate across two commercial firms, where she was heavily involved in the Design and Documentation processes for residential, commercial, and public building projects. Valentina has also been engaged as a freelance Architect by international clients from around the world.

 

Valentina has been an integral part of the 8Architecture team since 2019, which has seen her develop into a Senior Architect with the Practice. She has a passion for inspiring and practical design, with a focus on modern, minimalistic, and organic styles.

Zohvah Basnyat | Graduate Architect

Zohvah is a Graduate Architect who recently moved to Australia in 2022 and is originally from, Nepal, where she completed her bachelor's degree from the Nepal Engineering College.

 

Before her move to Australia, Zohvah gained over five years of experience in the UK, working with a large-scale residential development company based in the Isle of Man. During her tenure as a Graduate Architect, she assisted the Project Architect in preparing planning documents, public consultations, and creating 3D visualizations of the developments.

 

Now a part of the Australian architecture scene, Zohvah is excited to bring her skills and passion to new projects. She brings a unique perspective to her work, combining her international education and experience with her passion for contemporary-minimalist design style.

Stella Pang | Graduate Architect

Stella is a Graduate Architect who moved from Hong Kong to Tasmania in 2019 to complete her master’s degree from the University of Tasmania.

 

Stella has over three years of experience as a draftsperson in Hong Kong, working with two different private companies and the government housing department. She has a strong background in preparing tender and construction documentation, setting up general building plans for council submission, and client management.

 

Since 2022, Stella has been an important member of the 8Architecture team as a Graduate Architect, contributing to the success of a number of key projects. She is passionate about minimalist and modern Japanese design styles and draws inspiration from her favourite architect, Toyo Ito.

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