Caulfield Krivanek Architecture is one of Australia’s most respected and enduring architectural practices.

For over 40 years, Caulfield Krivanek Architecture has built a reputation for producing high quality designs. We pride ourselves on

  • Listening to our clients and taking a collaborative approach with them to deliver outcomes that exceed expectations.
  • Our commitment to ‘design success’ by delivering a design that looks great, delivers on the client’s brief, and meets budget and commercial requirements.
  • Our passion for good design, innovation and the opportunities offered through new technologies.
  • Our diverse team of architects, interior designers, planners and engineers.
  • Our many years of experience, on commercial and residential projects, both locally and overseas.


On April Fool’s Day 1978, Robert Caulfield and Ivo Krivanek started their architectural practice in the front room of Ivo’s Hawthorn home.  Forty years on, the founders of Caulfield Krivanek Architecture, can reflect on an enduring and successful partnership, that has seen them collaborate on over 3000 projects both locally and overseas.

As the driving force behind one of Australia’s most enduring architectural practices, Robert and Ivo’s broad portfolio demonstrates an impressive suite of luxury homes, aged care and retirement residences, multi-level apartments, commercial and tourism projects. On the international stage, they have master planned cities for Chinese provincial governments and tycoons, and developed multi-level apartments in Dubai, and across China.


Robert Caulfield 1 450x300 - About UsRobert Caulfield
Co-founder and Director

Robert leads his teams through projects in the residential, health & aged care and commercial arenas, both locally and internationally. Robert is known for having a strong commercial acumen, recognising that a project’s success depends not only on its design, but also on the viability of its delivery. More about Robert Caulfield


Ivo Krivanek 2 450x300 - About UsIvo Krivanek
Co-founder and Director

Ivo is internationally recognised for his ability to combine creativity with function to produce beautiful designs. He is often in demand by other architectural design practices to assist with presentation direction. Ivo drives projects in Australia and overseas, particularly throughout Asia and the Middle East. More about Ivo Krivanek


Our Team

Robert Caulfield – Managing Director

Ivo Krivanek – Director

Vic Huang – Architect

Laura Miller – Architect

Song Yang – Architect

Harinat Siriwan – Interior Design

Roger Han – CK Designworks Asia Director

Kaye Caulfield – Administration

Ann Mangum – Administration

Jane de Crespigny – Communications

Melissa Griffiths – Accounts

Frank Basanisi – Documentation Specialist

Dean Connor – Documentation Specialist

Paul Crow – Specifications & Scheduling

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