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John Denton LFRAIA

John was a former Victorian Government Architect.


John is a director of Denton Corker Marshall Pty Ltd with offices in Melbourne, London and Jakarta.

The practice is noted for projects such as the:

  • Melbourne Museum
  • Anzac Hall at the Australian War Memorial
  • Visitors Centre and Interpretive Museum at Stonehenge UK
  • Civil Justice Centre in Manchester UK

Acclaimed internationally for the calibre of its architecture, the practice has been published widely including two monographs by Birkhauser of Switzerland.

He is a Life Fellow of the Australian Institute of Architects and in 1996 received the AIA Gold Medal.

In 2006 John accepted a part-time role as the Victorian Government Architect. He advised on achieving better architecture and urban design outcomes for government, a role he handed on in June 2008.

In 2007 he received a Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) from Monash University, where he is an Adjunct Professor of Architecture in the Faculty of Art and Design.

Reviewed 16 April 2020

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