Annabel Lahz &
Ian has been a director of ARM since its inception in 1988. He was registered in Victoria as an architect in 1980 and was made a Life Fellow of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects in 2004. His design work has had recognition in the professional arena for individual projects and as an urban designer.
Ian completed his architecture degree in 1979 at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and completed his Master of Architecture at RMIT in 1993. In 1992 he was made an Adjunct Professor of Architecture at RMIT, and has taught in the undergraduate and masters course at RMIT, as well as visiting teaching positions of University of Western Australia and The University of Sydney. Ian served as the President of the Victorian Chapter of the RAIA and was National Treasurer from 2000-2002. In 2003 he was awarded a Centenary Medal for his contribution to Australian Architecture.