Some of Australia’s leading architects are providing real-world insight and mentorship for students via the School of Architecture and Built Environment’s Architects in Residence program.
The architects are involved in teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate courses at the school, as well as being specialist mentors for students.
The roll call of architects has an impressive track record, with those in residence having and have worked on a number of prestigious national and international projects including the Sydney Opera House and also Olympic Villages in Athens, Beijing and London.
The resident architects include:
Peter Stutchbury who designed the Nursing Faculty here at the University of Newcastle.
Kerry and Lindsay Clare, a husband and wife team who designed the Gallery of Modern Art in Brisbane and won the 2010 Gold Medal from the Australian Institute of Architects.
Lawrence Nield who was the architect for the University of the Sunshine Coast’s award winning library and has alsoalso responsiblebeen responsible for the major planning of every Olympic Games since Sydney.
Richard Leplastrier who has also won the Australian Institute of Architects’ Gold Medal and worked alongside Jorn Utzon during the design of the Sydney Opera House. Richard also worked with Peter Stutchbury and fellow collaborator Sue Harper to design the Birabhan Building, which houses the Wollotuka Institute at the University.