About Us

Plandes Group specialized in retail design projects, industrial buildings, speciality shop design, tenancy design coordination and residential projects.
Formed in 1990 Plandes Group a rename of Plandes Company registered in Australia in 1979. Plandes Company originated in the Philippines in 1969 with Jess Bonifacio as one of founding directors.

Jess Bonifacio the Principal of Plandes Group had years of experience in Australia commencing in 1974 with Gordon M Jenkins as documentation architect for 4 years, 1977 with Westfield Design and Construction as Design & Project Architect for 12 years and 1989 with Merlin International as Design Manager for 4 years

List of major clients includes:

  • Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC),
  • Westfield Design and Construction, E. K. Nominees P/L
  • Multiplex now Brookfield Multiplex
  • Primo Smallgoods Pty Ltd, A & A Lederer Pty Ltd
  • Sunglass Hut – Luxottica, Beville Group, Costi’s Seafoods
  • Majid Al Futtaim-Dubai, Barkrie Corporation-Indonesia


Our design philosophy is to be responsible in maximizing the difference between the value of the project and its total project cost through innovative design solutions.
Our projects are characterized by low operating cost, energy efficient, sustainable and ecologically responsive with long life cycles. “quality architecture that makes a strong and lasting statement”


Our goal is always the search for architecture capable of enriching life and of providing a sense of inspiration and engagement to its inhabitants. “Each of our building derived its form from specific architectural response to its pragmatic intent, site, environmental conditions and dialogue with its patron”