Peter Goern Director Hodgkison

Peter Goern


B. Arch
Registered Architect - SA, NT, WA and QLD
Australian Institute of Architects, RAIA
Member, Learning Environments Australasia (LEA)

As a founding member and Director of Hodgkison, Peter brings over 30 years of experience and an extraordinary ability to create thoughtful designs that simplify and enhance people’s synergy with the built environment.

Peter is a leader in Education and Aged Care sectors. He has been involved in the development of numerous major facilities and has toured internationally, bringing back specialist expertise in the design and development of education and aged care facilities.

Peter has gained a trusted reputation for his practical approach to architectural solutions and his unique ability to work with both clients and contractors, always meeting tight budgets and schedules without sacrificing the integrity of the design intent. He is passionate about every project he undertakes and works relentlessly to provide quality outcomes, collaborating with client user groups, design professionals and contractors to design and deliver innovative project solutions

He has been an integral part of the growth and success of the practice since its inception and is responsible for the development and management of our cutting edge Information Technology and Quality Systems.


Dario Salvatore Director Hodgkison

Dario Salvatore


B.Arch (Hons)
Registered Architect - SA, NT, VIC and QLD
Australian Institute of Architects, Fellow FRAIA
Board Member, Architectural Practice Board of SA (APBSA)
Personal Member, Australian Healthcare & Hospitals Association (AHHA)

Dario is a highly respected architect and director, providing leadership and strategic direction to the Hodgkison team.

Dario is a leader in Healthcare, Seniors Living and Retail sectors and with over 25 years industry experience, Dario’s strength lies in his extensive knowledge of these sectors contributing to the thoughtful design process he applies to every project. Dario has worked on health care, seniors living, commercial, retail, ecclesiastical, education and residential projects in all capacities from project feasibility through to project delivery.

His previous experience in Quality and Practice Manager roles has enabled him to develop office systems and processes that underpin the delivery of our high quality architectural services.

Dario has a passion for excellence and for providing tailored services specific to Client requirements. He has the ability to understand unique client needs and translate them into a project vision. Dario applies strategic thinking and delivery innovation across healthcare, seniors living and retail project sectors. He is also an accomplished speaker having presented at Healthcare Facilities Design & Development Conferences.


Kristy McMillan Director Hodgkison

Kristy McMillan


Bachelor of Architecture
Registered Architect - SA, NSW
Australian Institute of Architects, RAIA
Member, Learning Environments Australasia (LEA)
Member, Design Institute of Australia (DIA)
Member, National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)

Kristy has established herself as a versatile Architect and Project Manager with 20 years of design, documentation and procurement experience in a broad range of sectors. Her experience combines innovative design with a creative, solution based approach, which has resulted in the delivery of a diverse portfolio of successful projects throughout Australia.

Kristy is a leader in Education and Commercial fitout sectors with expertise in the assessment, optimisation and design of workplace environments to create dynamic and productive spaces. Kristy is passionate about the design process and the creation of spaces that both inspire and captivate. Her recent design work in Educational projects has been at the forefront of modern learning philosophies and spatial understanding.

Her passion and commitment to projects and Clients along with a collaborative design approach is reflected in the long term working relationships she has developed over many years of successful partnering.