Brisbane born, Will is the son of an architect, Jan (John) Driml, who came to Australia from Czechoslovakia in 1950. As a student, Will & older brother, Axl, (also an architect) worked together; first at Stenders & Partners and later at Hebron Spry Architects.
After graduating with a Bachelor of Architecture in 1991, Will joined the practice of Denis Mullins Architects in Brisbane’s western suburbs. With a strong focus on residential design, the practice completed many distinctive homes for individual clients as well as providing a design & documentation service for the clients of prominent custom home builders, Builtech. At Denis Mullins Architects, Will also managed the delivery of a range of standard home designs for the builders in the project home market and was project architect for a number of multi-unit residential projects in Cairns as well as several commercial & retail projects.
Gaining Board of Architects registration in 1995, Will left Denis Mullins Architects to establish his own practice in 1996, completing over 80 residential projects in the following years. In association with long term client, Living Homes, Will was awarded several QMBA & HIA awards for best homes in various categories.
In 2007 Will joined Mondo Architects as senior architect and team leader on a range of projects including, residential, commercial, retail, institutional & industrial. This was followed by a period as senior architect in the Brisbane office of Sydney based retail specialists BN Group further developing his retail expertise and experience.
2013 saw Will re-launch his own practice with a new name & a new look founded on a wealth of new experience, a strong passion for his work and a desire to take the practice to new levels.
With a passion for interior design, Lou joined Will in the practice in 2002 on a part time basis whilst studying interior design at Brisbane’s Commercial Arts Training College. A well as collaborating with Will on several architectural projects, Lou has been responsible for providing interior design services on a number of her own interior design & colour consulting projects.