Advanced Diploma, Sustainable Building Design,
Diploma of Architectural Technology / Building Design,
Advanced CITB, Carpentry and Joinery,
NPrA in Architecture,
Architects Accreditation Council in Australia
Lee Collins is a designer with over 20 years of experience working in diverse roles across the architecture and construction industry.
His recent portfolio comprises several projects encompassing unique and progressive briefs. He has been Project Leader on award-winning buildings, including two Cranbrook Care aged care and seniors living projects, as well as the Royal Far West Centre for Country Kids – a building that innovatively integrates healthcare, therapy and education services for regional children with disabilities. More recently, Lee has worked on education projects in New South Wales, including Cranbrook School and the Chatswood Education Precinct.
A Green Star accredited professional, sustainable buildings have become a focus of Lee’s career. He has previously worked as a Project Manager in charge of advanced solar shading systems on projects including the Darling Quarter branch of Commonwealth Bank, which achieved a 6 Star Green Star rating, and the Queen Elizabeth II Courts of Law, which was integrated with several pioneering sustainability and environmental features.
As an Associate, Lee is responsible for the day-to-day management of projects, including coordination of consultants and leading project teams. His responsibilities include delivery of feasibility studies, concept designs, and documentation for design and construction.
Lee brings a unique background to his role; beginning his career in carpentry, he then worked in site management roles before studying architecture and design. This diverse experience is reflected in his work as a designer who merges elegant and simple design outcomes with efficient and pragmatic project delivery.