Tomek previously worked with Johnson Pilton Walker on a broad range of cultural, public and commercial projects. He also founded Tomahawk Studios is 2003 as a platform for applied research and production projects as a parallel to architectural practice, and has been an invited critic to Architecture and Landscape Architecture courses at Sydney University, the University of Technology Sydney and the University of New South Wales where he currently teaches Second Year Architectural Design Studio. His work is held in the permanent collections of the Art Gallery of Western Australia and the Roethlisberger Kollection in Switzerland. Tomek is a graduate from Sydney University and the University of New South Wales, and is the recipient of the Noel Chettle Art Prize and the Architectural Science Prize from the University of Sydney, an Australian DesignMark from the Australian International Design Awards, and was the inaugural winner of the QANTAS Spirit of Youth Award for Architecture and Interior Design in 2012.
Archer Office is an architecture practice based in Surry Hills, Sydney. Practice director Tomek Archer has completed a broad range of complex and demanding projects for public, cultural, commercial and private clients. Current projects include a masterplan and upgrades to Belvoir Street Theatre in Surry Hills, internal fitout and furnishings to the Fisher Library at Sydney University, a bar in Darlinghurst, a green grocer in Woollahra and a temporary pavilion commissioned by Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation in Paddington.
The practice is run in parallel with Tomahawk Studios, an applied research organisation whose work has centred on areas such as computer controlled production and innovative intellectual property and procurement strategy. Tomahawk Studios has received federal funding to support its programs and initiatives, and also manages the ongoing production, distribution and licensing of furniture under the Tomahawk brand.