Australian Gold Medal to Alec Tzannes
12. June 2018
Some examples of his educational, residential and institutional projects are highlighted below.
The outstanding contribution Alec Tzannes has made to the architectural profession exemplifies the highest level of achievement within each of the criteria. He has executed an exceptional body of work across a broad spectrum of architectural practice. Alec has given exemplary service and leadership within the profession, academia and related fields. ... A visionary leader, Alec is one of Australia’s most accomplished architects, designers and urban strategists. He is a consummate creator and an insightful thinker with an extensive portfolio of work from over three decades of professional practice. ... His dedication to teaching, research and pedagogy has contributed significantly to the health of the profession in the future. Alec’s engagement in a wide range of advisory roles continues to strengthen the value and standing of architects within government and the community. Alec is a consummate advocate for architecture and a great champion of the architectural profession.