Peter Skinner LFRAIA was recognised for his contribution to architectural teaching, practice, and service over 35 years. His academic career included roles as Head of Department and Professor of Architecture at the University of Queensland. Within the profession he is known for his critical writing and his architectural design, including the award-winning St Lucia House. Peter’s contributions to the Institute of Architects were acknowledged, including his roles as Chapter and National Councillor, State President, Queensland Architecture Awards Director and co-director of the 2012 National Architecture Conference in Brisbane.
Architectus Design Director, Elizabeth Watson-Brown LFRAIA, was the first to congratulate her colleagues on the night. Elizabeth was elevated to Life Fellowship herself in 2011 for her notable contributions to architectural design and to the profession.
In a profession that often can be highly competitive, the recognition by one’s peers and colleagues is very special. Our new Life Fellows are proud but humbled by the honour.