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James Legge FRAIA

James is exploring the possibility of different housing models within the Australian context.

Discipline:
Architecture

James is one of the founding directors of Six Degrees Architects. With others the practice was developed over 27 years into a nationally recognised design firm.

Six Degrees has influenced the fine grain urban design of Melbourne. A formative project for the practice in the early 90’s, was Meyers Place Bar, the first of Melbourne’s back lane bars.

James is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Architects and has expertise in the following sectors:

  • education
  • heritage
  • commercial
  • multi residential

He is a foundation member of the Nightingale Housing Board.

James has:

  • provided design review services for local councils and Development Victoria
  • sits on the Human Research and Ethics Committee for the Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital
  • is a guest lecturer nationally and internationally. James has taught at the University of Melbourne
  • served on and chaired, many AIA awards juries

He chaired the 2018 National Leadership in Sustainability Jury.

Reviewed 16 April 2020

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