Meet the team

Ryan Adamson

Founder + Senior Designer

With an honours degree, Bachelor of Design (Architecture), and over 15 years in the design and building industry, Ryan has an abundance of experience designing on-brief and on-budget. With a focus on sustainable design and a strong understanding of client needs and construction principles and materials, Ryan’s designs will delight and excite.

Tim Rickard

Founder + Master Builder

A registered builder with over 15 years experience in residential and commercial construction, Tim delivers craftsmanship excellence with a high level of attention to detail. With a flexible, client-based approach, Tim delivers exceptional quality every time.

Emma Rickard

Interior Designer

Emma is our in-house interior and exterior design consultant.  Emma has a Bachelor of Arts Visual Arts, has studied landscape design and comes with 10 years experience within the building industry. Emma’s time as an art gallery owner and curator is reflected in her creative approach to colour and space ensuring the delivery of a unique and personalised design project.


ARC Design + Build provides complete design and building services for residential, commercial and disability projects.

Whether you are seeking a design, a builder or both, ARC Design + Build can assist you throughout the entire design and build process or at any stage along the way.

A ‘one-stop-shop’ when it comes to designing and building, we collaborate with you to ensure the vision for your project is designed and delivered on-budget and on-time.

We offer:

  • Concept design using ArchiCAD
  • Town planning and project documentation
  • Contract preparation and building permit application
  • Project schedule and specifications
  • Construction services
  • Regular site meetings
  • Quality control