Immediate Past President, Australian Institute of Architects (NSW)
Shaun is the founding architect of Carterwilliamson Architects. He is the Principal Architect of the practice, overseeing all projects, large or small. Shaun came to architecture with a Structural Engineering degree and many years working in the construction industry. In his Architecture studies he won a Board of Architects Award and the Alexander Lloyd prize for design. By the time he graduated with 1st Class Honours in Architecture from the University of Technology, Sydney, he had a comprehensive understanding of design, structure and construction. Shaun brings this knowledge to every design project.
In 2012 Shaun won a place on the Dulux Study Tour [ DST2012 ] visiting the architects and architecture of London, Berlin and Dubai. This prize acknowledges the best and brightest of the generation of eligible architects. Later that year Shaun won a Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship for Carterwilliamson’s GRID lightweight, transportable, relocatable, flat-packed Housing project, visiting disaster sites in Asia and America, culminating in meetings in New York with the UN. He has tutored at the University of Technology Sydney, The University of Sydney and the University of NSW. Shaun has delivered TEDx talks on why we should "Let Architecture In" , and "why we should value or brutalist Architectural History". He regularly presents and lectures at the Australian Institute of Architecture, Architecture on Show, public and government forums on architecture, sustainability, the built environment, design excellence and the public interest.