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Our Team is All About Making a Difference for our Customers

We've Got Skills

Our team offers insightful, vendor agnostic and comparative design advice based upon our extensive knowledge of a broad spectrum of technology classes including:

At Meld, we use our expertise to identify an optimal mix of technologies and how to integrate these to suit your customer and project needs.

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Network Communications Systems (e.g., ICN, Wi-Fi, Wireless)
Telecommunications Services (e.g., DAS, NBN)
Data Management Systems (e.g., OIP, ISP, IDL)
Information and Business Intelligence Systems
Safety and Security Systems
Building Control Systems
Building Dashboard Systems
Analytics Systems
Facilities Management Systems
Spatial Analysis Systems
Audio Visual Systems
Workplace Technology Systems
Digital Wayfinding and Signage
Wearable and Personal Computing Devices
Placemaking Technologies
Experiential Technologies
Specialist Software
Internet of Things (IoT)

We're Accredited

Our team includes a range of accredited professionals in schemes including, WiredScore, SmartScore and Green Star.

Our Team

Bruce Duyshart

Bruce Duyshart


BPD, BArch.(Hons.), M.Arch, Aff.RAIA

The founder and principal of Meld Strategies, Bruce Duyshart, is a technologist, strategist and facilitator with a professional background in architecture, planning, design, property development and information technology. He has been at the forefront of innovation within the property industry for 30+ years, successfully implementing numerous groundbreaking and award-winning technology initiatives.

As an innovation specialist, Bruce is passionate about creating Smart Buildings and mixed-use developments that retain long-term market value. Widely regarded as an industry leader in this field, he achieves successful project outcomes by working closely with clients to develop business strategies and development briefs that optimise technological, sustainable, cost-effective and operationally efficient solutions for all project stakeholders.

Bruce has worked with clients on over 60 Smart Building, Smart Precinct and Smart Workplace projects and is a SmartScore Accredited Professional.

Josh Nicholson

Josh Nicholson

Technology Design Services Manager


Josh is a Technology Specialist with expertise in Smart Buildings, Specialist Building Technologies, Smart Workplace Technologies, Computer Aided Design, 3D and 4D modelling, visualisation, animations and design documentation quality control. Josh brings a wealth of experience from working on over 40 Smart Building projects and specialises in the UX design of technology systems, buildings and workplaces.

He has over 10 years of experience in architectural computing, contract administration, project management and numerous digital technologies.

Josh has a bachelor’s degree in Architectural Computing and is a WiredScore and SmartScore Accredited Professional.

Justin Anders

Justin Anders

Senior Project Manager Smart Buildings


Justin is a Senior Project Manager with extensive experience in audio visual, entertainment, ICT, telecommunications, satellite, civil and construction industries, smart building and smart workplace technologies.

Justin has over 20 years of industry experience leading and managing project delivery teams, working with service providers, builders, engineers, architects, consultants and contractors to deliver successful project outcomes.

He holds multiple professional accreditations and qualifications in project management, telco, cabling, communications and information technologies and is a WiredScore Accredited Professional.

Samuel Xu

Samuel Xu

Senior Systems Engineer - Smart Buildings

MEng, BEng (Elec) Hons, CPEng, NER

Samuel is a Chartered Professional Engineer with extensive experience in electrical, renewable energy, security, communications systems, BMS, cloud computing and data integration platforms.

Samuel brings to the team a deep understanding of engineering services design, implementation, and commissioning and leads the technical design team at Meld Strategies.

He holds a master's and bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and multiple industry accreditations for PV design, WiredScore, Cloud Computing (AWS/Azure), and various security system platforms. He was recognised as a finalist for Young Engineer of the Year by Engineers Australia and is a consistent mentor to up-and-coming engineers.

Adam Gerny

Adam Gerny

Senior Project Manager Smart Buildings

Adam is a Senior Project Manager specialising in audio visual, workplace technologies, ICT and electrical systems.

Adam has over 15 years of experience in the design and construction industry, working with builders, engineers, architects, consultants, contractors and suppliers to deliver successful project outcomes. He has a meticulous eye for detail and strong communication skills.

He holds business and project management qualifications and is also a licensed electrician.

David Cummins

David Cummins

Project Manager Smart Buildings

David is a Project Manager specialising in building services automation, home automation, mechanical, electrical, security and CCTV installations.

David has over 15 years of experience in the construction industry, working on and managing projects with building services contractors to facilitate the installation, testing and quality assurance of building technologies that meet superior end-user experience outcomes.

He holds accreditations in Project Management and electrical technology.


Over the years, we’ve been honoured to have been recognised for the quality and significance of our work for our clients.
Most Intelligent Commercial Office Building
GPO Exchange Winner
Australian Engineering Excellence Award
GPO Exchange Winner
Property Council of Australia Innovation and Excellence Awards
130 Lonsdale Finalist
IBcon - Julie Devine Digital Inpact Award 2022
Bruce Duyshart Winner
IBcon - Most Intelligent Commercial Office Building 2022
130 Lonsdale Finalist
AEEA - Australian Engineering Excellence Awards 2022
GPO Exchange Winner
130 Lonsdale Finalist ∙ 627 Chapel Street  Finalist ∙ The Glasshouse Finalist
Winner - Most Intelligent Commercial Office Building (2020) - GPO Exchange
Engineers Australia
Winner - Australian Engineering Excellence Award (2020) - GPO Exchange
Sydney Design Awards
Gold Winner (Wayfinding) in collaboration with BrandCulture (2015)
International IBCon ‘Digie’ Award
Best Intelligent Building Project – Multi Family (2013)
National iAward (Merit) “Sustainability and Green IT
Australian Information Industry Association, Australian Computer Society (2012)


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Smarter Building. Better Experiences.
Author: Bruce Duyshart

Smarter Buildings. Better Experiences is the first pragmatic guide written to help property developers and design professionals strategise, innovate and connect with technology in property.

Written in a non-technical style, this book outlines the ‘Intelligent Property Design’ approach to making buildings smarter, more efficient, sustainable and safer. The result? Better user experiences.

This book cuts through the complex jargon often associated with technology by guiding the reader in 3 parts through:

A vision for technology in property.
New technology concepts in property design.
The Intelligent Property Design Framework.
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