Archive | Reflections


Reports from the front line of #WWW in Perth

Last year, I guest-hosted the Parlour Instagram page, which provides a platform to discuss and promote  women in architecture. This allowed me to highlight a momentous gathering we held in November in Perth – when about 150 women architects gathered at the inaugural #WorkWomenWisdom event to celebrate being a female architect in 2017, with honest discussions […]

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Holiday House Augusta 2

Reflections of a mid-career architect

In my role as President of the Institute in WA, I have a lot of conversations with many different architects – working in all kinds of fields and places – and being the first woman in the role, I’m often approached by younger women seeking advice and insights about how to progress their career in […]

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Cue project wins two major awards

Our three-year project with Stephen Carrick Architect to transform Cue’s disused Post Office building into a Visitor and Community Resource Centre was rewarded with two major accolades at the State Heritage Awards last Friday night. The project won the award in its category – Adaptive Reuse of a State Registered Place – and the overall […]

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Cue project is shortlisted

Today we found out that our Cue project – a combined Community and Visitor Centre in the town’s former post office – has been shortlisted for the WA Heritage Awards. We are thrilled that the project – which has breathed new life into the town as it repositions itself as an outback tourist destination – […]

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The Pocket

A Positive Look At Multi-Residential

Increasingly we are all thinking about how best to protect our fragile environment. We are looking closely at our cities and thinking about ways to make them more vibrant and sustainable. Issues like this are important because Australia is likely to have a population of forty million by 2051. Much of this growth will occur […]

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Here Are Some Photos I Love

Earlier this year Chloe Vellinga from the Sunday Times asked me to identify some photos that I love. I enjoyed thinking about which photos have a special significance. Here are a couple of my favourites and why they mean so much to me. Football I love football. I remember going every weekend with Dad and […]

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River View House Architecture

River View House Brings Family Together

In our practice, we’ve worked on several ‘last houses’ for our adventurous older clients. Our River View House was different because as well as being their last house it was their first ever new home build. For my clients, the appointing an architect was much like picking a high school for your first born. Once […]

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Witchcliffe Margaret River Residence, Architect Suzanne Hunt

What Is My Favourite Project?

A journalist recently asked me about my favourite projects. I love all the projects we do so I found it a hard question to answer. It is much easier to identify what I love about my work. I love the way architecture helps bring about a connection with people. I enjoy being able to see […]

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