About Us

Andrew Ferris Building Design was established in 2000 and specialises in preparing Planning Applications for multi-unit sites, apartments and residential developments. We also do planning applications for single dwellings where overlays exist, and building permit applications for standard residential and commercial projects.

Andrew Ferris Building Design works across all of Victoria, specialising in Melbournes’ South, South East and Eastern Suburbs. We have provided successful applications in almost every council across the state.

Andrew Ferris


Andrew completed an Associate Diploma of Architectural Drafting at RMIT in 1995. After several years working for a building company and two design firms, he started Andrew Ferris Drafting and Design in 2000.

Andrew has previously sat on the Committee of Management at Design Matters ( previously Building Designers Association of Victoria, and still works with the Association on planning matters and advocation.

Jonathon Cooper

Building Designer

Jonathon completed his Advanced Diploma in Building Design (Architectural) in 2013, joining our firm immediately after. He brought fresh ideas and new technology capabilities to the firm and is a valued business partner.