Olaf Detering

Olaf is a registered architect in the UK and Germany and has worked for several reputable award-winning practices since his studies at Braunschweig Technical University in Germany. Throughout Olaf’s career he has gained a comprehensive and diverse background in leading teams through all project stages, from feasibility studies through to completion. 

Olaf has worked on large infrastructure projects and contributed to the design and development for the Melbourne Metro Tunnel project. He has a strong focus on integral solutions within the public sector and organising spaces for functional movement. Olaf has expertise that enable him to be a well-equipped advisor during the tender and concept design phase for rail projects. Olaf has also worked on international and national A-grade commercial office and retail developments.

Olaf is passionate about engineering and construction, he has a wealth of experience and is technically highly proficient.



  • Melbourne Metro Rail, Melbourne (Grimshaw)
  • Southern Cross Station, Melbourne (Grimshaw)
  • Highpoint Shopping Centre, Melbourne (Grimshaw)
  • Cross River Rail, Brisbane (Grimshaw)
  • Sunbury Electrification Project, Sunbury, VIC (Grimshaw)
  • North West Rail Link, Sydney, (Grimshaw)
  • Auckland City Rail Link, Auckland, (Grimshaw)