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Alan J Duffy


Dip. Arch B.Sc (Arch) M.R.I.A.I,
Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland


Alan is an accomplished architect and design leader with over 20 years of experience working across a diverse range of industry sectors. During his career Alan has held several senior leadership positions at award-winning practices including Woods Bagot.

With a career focus on education, health and science projects, Alan has led major projects in the field throughout Europe, Asia, the Middle East, New Zealand and Australia. Innovative education environments are of ongoing interest to Alan, whose designs explore the relationship between architecture, nature and learning outcomes. His impressive portfolio encompasses significant projects including Flinders University Health and Medical Research Building, SINSW Chatswood Education Precinct, UNSW BioScience Stage 2 Building,  Lismore Base Hospital redevelopment and the University of Sydney Business School.

As a former recipient of a National Gold Medal for Art, Alan’s design process of free-hand sketching and round-table discussion creates a collaborative and open forum during design phases of projects. Formative years working with Scott Tallon Walker Architects in Ireland continue to influence his work through the integration of art and science in architecture.