About us
Apto & Best are a design focused architectural practice established by the recently amalgamated companies of directors Ahron Best and Hayden Wooldridge.

Located in Clovelly, this is a firm that combines years of knowledge and hands on experience to deliver exciting and meaningful architecture. Working in close collaboration in house and with clients, we believe every project deserves a unique and thoughtfully resolved approach.

Our personal involvement and attention to detail aims to generate the client’s vision, while ensuring every project is rigorously designed and built. We offer a detailed range of architectural and design services from initial project feasibility and conceptual planning to construction management. Through the beginning aspects of sketch design to construction and completion. 

Together we have worked on various projects including small and larger scale residential, health, commercial and other projects within the public sector. Compiling a diverse and expanding portfolio of work across a wide range of projects, our strengths lie in our ability to overcome complex design problems with successfully built outcomes.

We employ intuitive and controlled processes to successfully manipulate the spatial outcomes on each design. APTO & BEST are underpinned by a forward thinking philosophy to seek architectural richness through the complex relationships formed between building, site and context.

The Team

Ahron Best
Hayden Wooldridge
Luena Vettorazzo
Project leader
Tomas Delaney
Project leader
Beneberech Buchner
architectural assistant
Marcus Rigon
Project leader
Fatima Loira


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Habitus Living
“Croydon House by Apto + Best, an emerging Sydney based practice, takes a once dilapidated cottage and turns it into an elevated family home.”