Architecture Foundation Australia

Peter Stutchbury

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Peter Stutchbury is recognised for his innovative approach to sustainability and design. Time spent living in the desert country of western NSW during his formative years, allowed him to develop a deep appreciation of the Australian landscape and its sustainability. As principal of Peter Stutchbury Architecture he has practiced independently since 1981 producing a wide variety of work, and his practice has won an unprecedented number of Australian Institute of Architects Awards for public, commercial and residential buildings. Projects have been published and acclaimed internationally. He was winner of the International 'Living Steel' competition for extreme climate housing in Cherepovets, Russia, he held the Catedra (Chair) Luis Barragán in Mexico and has been a tutor on McKay-Lyons Ghost Studio in Canada. The book 'Under the Edge' on the work of Peter Stutchbury, originally published by the Architecture Foundation Australia, has now been republished by Thames and Hudson. Peter Stutchbury was awarded the Australian Institute of Architects Gold Medal in 2015, and received an Honorary International Fellowship of the Royal Institute of British Architects in 2016. He is a Professor at the University of Newcastle Australia, and is one of the principle ‘masters’ on the Architecture Foundation Australia master classes.