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Senior Associate

Christopher Rawlinson


Masters of Architecture, Queensland University of Technology
Bachelor of Built Environments


Christopher has 16 years’ experience in defence, residential, commercial and institutional architecture. Shortly after obtaining his BOAQ Registration in 2012, Christopher commenced a part time career as an Army Reserve Officer in parallel to his continued practice of Architecture, placing him in a unique position to provide a deep understanding on Defence user requirements.

In his position with the Army Reserve, Christopher has been deployed on operations, international engagement and large exercises where he has performed a variety of leadership, management, governance and training roles. He currently serves as a Battle Captain in an Infantry Battalion. This invaluable experience teamed with his industry knowledge, ensures a high level of design leadership and skilled execution throughout the delivery process.

Outside of Defence, Chris has a wide range of experience across Residential, Commercial, Retail and Institutional projects, at all levels from Feasibility and Design Coordination, through to Contract Superintendence and Project Management. Christopher is a detailed thinker and focuses on delivering coordinated risk managed solutions which increase capability for end users.

He has lectured and tutored at QUT and has been published in conference proceedings in London and Cologne. He has also had military research published in the Sanananda and Lavarack Papers.