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Hamish Lyon FRAIA

Hamish has been involved in a range of architectural projects, urban initiatives and master plans.

Discipline:
Architecture

Hamish is a director at NH Architecture and leads the firm's design thinking and direction. He is responsible for coordinating the design continuity within the studio.

Hamish is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Architects.

He began his architectural career with the national Robin Boyd Medal, awarded under the chairmanship of the pre-eminent Australian architect, Glenn Murcutt.

Hamish has been involved in a range of architectural projects, urban initiatives and master plans. This focus began with the ground-breaking QV development in central Melbourne.

He led the team delivering:

  • Melbourne's 6 Star Green Star Convention Centre
  • the redevelopment of Myer's flagship Bourke Street store in the heart of Melbourne's CBD
  • the design direction on the Melbourne Park sporting facilities that included a major upgrade of Margaret Court Arena

Hamish's commitment to be an advocate for architecture has been recognised by being voted as one of Melbourne's top 100 most influential people in The Age newspaper's annual poll.

Hamish continues to be actively engaged in public debate about architecture through various roles including:

  • teaching at the University of Melbourne
  • being on the National Council of the Australian Institute of Architects
  • as a Creative Director of the AIA National Architecture Conference in 2015

Reviewed 16 April 2020

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