Richard KirkRichard Kirk is the Director of Richard Kirk Architect and established the practice in 1995.
Richard graduated from the University of Queensland in 1991 with First Class Honours. Richard’s noted academic achievements (QIA Memorial Medal and the Board of Architects Award for Academic Excellence) provide an intellectual basis for the establishment and future direction of the practice.
The design intensive practice has won numerous professional awards including the Queensland Royal Australian Institute of Architects Beatrice Hutton Award for Commercial Architecture in 2004 for the Cutting Edge building in West End; and the F.D.G. Stanley Award for the Sir Llew Edwards Building, University of Queensland.
Richard Kirk has established his practice as a leader in designing quality architectural outcomes for complex building types on landmark sites. This has resulted in the recent commission for the new Australian Broadcasting Commission Brisbane Headquarters in South Bank and the awarding of first prize for the design of the National WW1 and WW2 memorials in Canberra in an international design competition.
Richard is a Fellow of the Institute, a Chapter Councillor and Chair of the Practice Committee of the Institute, a panel member on the Urban Land Development Authority and inaugural Board Member on the Board for Urban Places.