About Us

The Team


Tony Caro

Tony is the director of Tony Caro Architecture Pty Limited. He graduated from NSWIT with Honours and was awarded the University Medal in 1980. He completed post graduate studies (Master of the Built Environment) at UTS in 1995. He was an associate in the internationally renowned practice Harry Seidler and Associates for twelve years, being involved in the design of many major city and urban architectural projects. He is currently a member of the Parramatta SEPP 65 Design Review Panel and guest Design Examiner at Universities.linkedin


Louise Chapman

Louise Chapman graduated top of her Interior Design course in 1980. She subsequently completed her Architecture degree at UTS in 1987, and since that time has worked in private practice. She worked for Harry Seidler and Associates part-time whilst undertaking her degree and continued on a full-time basis as a graduate. During this time, she was involved in both architectural and interior design services for many major residential and commercial projects. In 1995 Louise left HSA to become the founding member of a new design practice in Sydney with Tony Caro. 

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Dr Marco Pompili

Marco joined TCA in March 2015. He holds a Master Degree in Architecture from the University of Rome “La Sapienza” and a PhD in Architecture from the University of Tokyo. Prior to joining TCA, Marco worked for renowned Sydney companies and institutions such as PTW Architects, Tonkin Zulaikha Greer Architects, and the University of New South Wales. Before coming to Australia, Marco lived in Tokyo and in Rome, his hometown, where he worked as a sole practitioner until 2006. Marco has a broad experience in architectural design having been involved in projects ranging from urban design to interior architecture. linkedin


AIA National Architecture Commendation (Urban Design) – Pitt Street Mall, Sydney 2013

AIA NSW Architecture Award (Urban Design) – Pitt Street Mall, Sydney 2013

AIA NSW Architecture Award (Multiple Housing) – Silk Apartments, Pyrmont 2013

AIA NSW Architecture Award Finalist (Lord Mayors Prize for Design Excellence, Public Domain) – VSQ2, Zetland 2013

AIA NSW Architecture Award Finalist (Multiple Housing) – VSQ2, Zetland 2013

AIA Tasmania Architecture Award (Urban Architecture) – Princes Wharf Shed 1 (in association with Circa Morris-Nunn and Spackman Mossop Michaels), Hobart 2013

AIA NSW Architecture Award (Small Projects) – P6 Paystation, Homebush 2010

Development Excellence Award for Sustainable Housing – Valentino Apartments,Roseberry 2009

Hobart Waterfront International Design Competition Winner 2006

Sydney Observatory Design Competition Winner 2004

RAIA Commendation (Public Buildings) – Broughton Senior Classroom Facility 2004

Dulux Colour Awards Finalist 2003

Bond Childcare Centre Competition Winner 2003

RAIA Merit Award (Public Buildings) – St Peters School Information Resource Centre 2001

Sydney City Council International Design Competition for Sydney Town Hall Precinct – Winner (in association with C3D) 2000

Winner of RAIA Emerging Architects Competition for the RTA Pedestrian Bridges (in association with C3D)

City Council Circular Quay Competition – Commendation 1994

City Council Andrew Boy Charlton Pool – Competition Finalist 1999

W.A.Nelson Memorial Dissertation Prize 1987

RAIA Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship 1980

University Medal UTS 1980

RAIA NSW Chapter Prize 1980

Winner William Vann Alen International Student Competition 1978