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Kim Irons FRAIA

Kim's architectural skills range from creative conceptual design thinking, to detailed on site problem solving and contractual management.

Discipline:
Architecture

Kim is the founding principal of Irons McDuff Architecture. This award-winning practice focusses on the crafting of residential and community projects in regional areas.

Kim is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Architects.

Before establishing Irons McDuff, Kim led design teams in the practice and delivery of architecture in local and international design studios. She specialised in:

  • institutional
  • community
  • single and multi-residential projects
  • hotels
  • master plans

From 2009 - 2015 Kim worked at the Office of the Victorian Government Architect. Her role was to advocate for and advise on the value of good design and the mechanisms to deliver it in the built environment. She developed strategic guidelines on the procurement of built projects and provided design review and policy development for transport infrastructure. She continues to provide independent design review and advice to government agencies, ministerial departments and private consortia on large infrastructure projects.

Kim plays an active role in the architecture profession and wider community, contributing as a writer, occasional lecturer and guest critic within schools of architecture. She is the regional chair and regular award juror for the Australian Institute of Architect’s Victorian Chapter Council and member of the Mornington Design Assessment Panel.

Reviewed 20 April 2020

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