The Australian Institute of Architects’ has selected Peter Stutchbury as the 2015 recipient of the Institutes’ highest honour, the Gold Medal.
The Gold Medal is the Institute’s highest individual architectural honor and is made in recognition of most successful services by an individual architect who has created buildings of exceptional merit or highly distinguished himself in the profession of architecture.
Peter Stutchbury, born 1954 in Sydney, is a multi-award-winning Australian architect. He is a professor in architecture at the University of Newcastle, Stutchbury, and also a founding director of the Architecture Foundation Australia, having also taught at the foundation’s Glenn Murcutt International Architecture Master Class since its inception in 2001.
His clients include some of the world’s most renowned designers, such as Issey Miyake for which he designed a house in a breath taking location on top of a cliff in Japan.
The 61 year old architect recently sparked controversy when publicly showcasing his new home, a 45 square metre ”tent house” which was aimed to challenge the convention of living in suburban Australia.
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