Senior Associate at Architecture AND,    EmAGN Immediate Past National President,  Australian Institute of Architects National Council Director,   


Architect

Sydney / Gadi Country
M(Arch) with Hons I equivalence
University of Sydney




Tiffany Liew




Latest

09.05.24 (Upcoming) The Wellbeing of Architects Symposium. Joining a panel discussion on the Profession and Wellbeing. Discussion to be chaired by Angelina Maallini Pillai (ACA). Panellists: Cameron Bruhn (AIA), Sonia Sarangi (andever / ArchiTeam) and Glenn Scott (Hassell / NSW ARB).

09.02.24 Collaborating with Shahar Cohen & Amy Seo of Second Edition for “Reframing Design: Deconstruction and Reuse in the Context of Sydney’s Built Environment” UTS Masters of Architecture Studio

31.12.23 Concluded two-year term as EmAGN National President.


22.12.23 Promoted to Senior Associate at Architecture AND.

08.10.23 Finalist for the NAWIC NSW Future Leader Award, sponsored by Laing O'Rourke. 

12.09.23 Joined Columbia GSAPP Affirmations cohort of respondents. 

29.08.23 Launched Sustainability Snacks, by EmAGN and SONA, with Bonnie Herring from Breathe Architecture.

05.07.23 Appointed as a National Council Director for the Board of the Australian Institute of Architects.

19.06.23  Architecture AND, the next phase for Andrew Burns Architecture.

08.06.23 Travelled on the 2023 Dulux Study Tour with Edwina Brisbane, Ellen Buttrose, Bradley Kerr and Sarah Lebner. A few reflections: 101 Things We Learned on the Dulux Study Tour.

01.06.23  Appointed to the Alastair Swayn Foundation Grants Assessment Panel.




Selected Project Experience
Geelong Grammar School

Corio, VIC
Architecture AND 

Project lead for an adventure-focused, sustainability-oriented Primary School for students from ELC to Year 6. 

Concept Design - current.


McEvoy Apartments

Alexandria, NSW
Architecture AND


Documentation of 160+ apartments in a site that interfaces the industrial and residential threshold of Alexandria.

S4.55 / Construction Documentation - current.


Echo Point Visitor Centre

Katoomba, NSW
Breakspear Architects with CHROFI

A new visitor information centre for story-telling, near the infamous ‘Three Sisters’, with Gundungurra and Dharug stakeholder consultation. 

Concept Design to DA.

Springwood Library

Springwood, NSW
Breakspear Architects


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Extension of an existing library to accommodate more community spaces and to enable better landscape connectivity across a sloping site.

Concept Design.

Courted House 

Marrickville, NSW
Breakspear Architects
A house for a family with views to a garden from every room, aiming for no corridors. Elevated loft retreats accessed via tight ladders and a spiral stair.

Concept Design to Construction.

Lifeguard Tower

Bronte Beach, NSW
Breakspear Architects


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A prefabricated concrete structure for beach safety and outlook, with a sculptural undercroft for a cave-like shelter.

Concept Design.

Wisteria House

Summer Hill, NSW
A timber-framed extension to a Federation cottage, enabling better connectivity to outdoor living spaces. Openings frame existing wisteria and jacaranda trees, with unprogrammed spaces at the edges.

Concept Design to DA.

All images produced by Tiffany in the offices noted in the description.



Other Contributions

Teaching
 
University of Sydney, Sessional Academic, Architecture and Environments, 2017 – 2020.
University of Technology, Sydney, Sessional Academic, Architecture and Interiors, 2019.



Awards

Dulux Study Tour Prize, 2023.
NSW Architect’s Medallion Nomination, NSW ARB, 2016.
ATW International Tapestry Design Prize for Architects – 2nd, 2016.
Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship , NSW ARB, 2015.
Ruskin Rowe Prize for Architecture, University of Sydney, 2016.
Bluescope Lysaght Prize in Architectural Design, USyd, 2016.
Sunlord Perpetual Prize for Architectural Design, USyd, 2016.
Dulux Colour Awards Student Commendation, 2013.
Educative Initiative or Design Solution for an Innovative Program, Award - NBRS, Learning Environments Australia, 2015.
Educative Initiative or Design Solution for an Innovative Program, Regional Commendation - NBRS, Learning Environments Australia, 2011.


Community

Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) National EmAGN President, 2022 – 2023.
AIA National Council, EmAGN Representative, 2022 – 2023.
AIA National Education Committee, 2022 – 2023.
AIA EmAGN NSW Committee Co-Chair, 2020 – 2021.
AIA EmAGN NSW Committee Member, 2019.
AIA Sustainability Working Group Member, 2021.
Net Zero Emissions for the NCC Member, 2021.
AIA NSW Chapter Councillor - EmAGN, 2020 – 2021.
National Committee for Gender Equity Committee Member, 2020.



Exhibitions

Emergence Exhibition of Byera Hadley Scholarship Projects, Co-Curator with 38 exhibitors, 2021.
‘Venice: Ciclo Continuo, The Loop’, Co-Curator, Tin Sheds Gallery, 2017.

Juries

Alastair Swayn Foundation, Grants Assessment Panel Member, 2023
National Emerging Architect Prize, Jury Member, 2023.
Paula Whitman Leadership in Gender Equity Prize, 2023.
National Emerging Architect Prize, Jury Member, 2022.
David Lindner Prize, Jury Member, 2021.
SONA Upscale Competition, Jury Member, 2021.
NSW Emerging Architect Prize, Jury Member, 2020.
SONA NSW & ACT Superstudio Competition, Jury Member, 2020.
NSW Student Architecture Awards, Jury Member, 2020.
SONA NSW Superstudio Competition, Jury Member, 2019.



Research and Publications

Architecture Bulletin Editorial Committee, 2021 – 2022.
Architecture Bulletin Editorial Working Group Member, 2019 – 2020.

‘Building more responsibly’- Architecture Bulletin, Vol. 76, No. 3, 2019.
‘En Masse’, Caliper Journal, Issue 04, ‘Sample’, 2018.
‘The Loop: Reflections on the Pool’- Byera Hadley Design Book, 2017.
‘Poised Ephemera in the Cultural Cosmos’ - USyd Honours Research Thesis, 2015.
‘The Learning Continuum’- NBRS Architecture ENVISION Research Publication, 2011.



Talks and Panels

Co-Architecture Future of Work Panel, 2023.
Parlour Spring Salon with Helen Lochhead, 2022.
Architecture and Activsim Panel Discussion, Usyd CIRCA Journal, 2022.
Powerhouse Late: ‘Future of Architecture’ Panel Discussion, 2022.
UTS Advocacy Panellist, “Not Just Buildings”, 2022.
UTS Advocacy Panellist, “Collectivity, Consensus and Collaboration”, 2022.
Emergence “Politics, City-Making and Architecture” Moderator, 2021.
APE Part 3 Interview Briefing Panellist, NSW ARB, 2020.
“Midday, Monday”, Session Moderator, Parlour, 2020.
Guest Lecture, BAE, University of Sydney, 2018.
“Future Places” Speaker, Education Future Forum by McCrindle Research. Sydney and Melbourne Conferences, 2011.



Acknowledgement

I acknowledge the Gadigal of the Eora Nation, upon whose ancestral lands I practice. I acknowledge the cultural contribution of First Nations communities , their collaborative approach to nurturing Country and its valuable offerings, and pay respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.