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Alan J Duffy


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


Professional Experience

Alan J Duffy 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 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 tertiary developments including the University of Sydney Business School, large school projects such as the SINSW Chatswood Education Precinct, and highly technical, leading-edge spaces including UNSW BioScience Stage 2 Building.

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.