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Nicole Dent

Associate Director

Nicole is a Senior Project Architect with extensive experience managing teams in a number of sectors, including education, heritage, commercial, sports & leisure facilities and adaptive reuse projects.

Nicole was appointed as an Associate with Grieve Gillett Architects in 2018 and became an Associate Director in 2019. She is leading many of our education projects as well as providing heritage advisory services to large teams. She works closely with clients, consultants and key stakeholders to deliver high-quality outcomes with an exceptional level of value for money, whilst maintaining design and functional intent.

Nicole is highly experienced in leading consultation and stakeholder engagement. She enjoys working with clients to understand their needs, setting a clear framework and delivery strategy for the project, and providing a clear line of communication with stakeholders so they have a detailed understanding of the design process. Nicole is also Secretary of the SA Chapter of Learning Environments Australia and regularly undertakes professional development to ensure she is across the latest trends for contemporary learning spaces.

She has worked in offices in London, Queensland and Adelaide on projects in Europe, Asia and nationally across Australia.



Dymocks Heritage Store

Salisbury High School Redevelopment

St Thomas School Master Plan

St Aloysius College Master Plan

Port Lincoln High School Master Plan & Scoping Study

Eastern Fleurieu School (Strathalbyn Campus)

TAFE SA Noarlunga Campus Scoping Study

TAFE SA Adelaide & Berri Campuses

Yorketown Area School Planning Study

Elder Hall Conservation & Options Study

University of South Australia – various projects at East, Magill and Mawson Lakes Campuses

Kings Beach Residence Master Plan

115 KWS office tower

Oz Harvest Adelaide, Bowden

Glanville Hall Community Function Centre

Woodville Town Hall Redevelopment

Regent Arcade, Rundle Mall

Rundle Mall retail infill building

Leigh Street, Adelaide redevelopment

Port Adelaide Enfield Civic Centre & Town Hall

Barossa Aquatic & Fitness Centre

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