Speaker Profile

John Wardle

John Wardle

John Wardle is an internationally renowned architect and the founder of John Wardle Architects (JWA), which has studios in Sydney and Melbourne. The work of JWA is tailored to place and highly experiential in nature. Diverse in scale and typology, its portfolio spans domestic dwellings, university buildings, museums and large commercial offices.

The practice has won national and international awards for education, residential and civic design. John speaks regularly at national and international conferences, recently as keynote at the World Architecture Festival, and maintains strong ties to the Australian arts community and academia. He is Adjunct Professor at University of South Australia. In 2020, John was honoured with the Australian Institute of Architects’ highest individual distinction, the Gold Medal.

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