Professor Helen Lochhead is an Australian architect, urban and landscape designer, and the Dean of Built Environment at the University of New South Wales, Australia. Prior to her appointment as Dean she held a number of influential positions in the State Government and the City of Sydney including including Executive Director roles at Sydney Olympic Park Authority and Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority, and was most recently Deputy Government Architect in NSW.
Her career has focused on the inception, planning, design and delivery of complex multidisciplinary projects and public works ranging from a 5-year city improvements program for the City of Sydney leading up to the 2000 Olympics to major urban renewal and waterfront projects.
Professor Lochhead maintains a high profile in the profession and her professional contribution has been recognized through many industry awards including AIA and AILA Urban Design and Sustainability Awards, the AIA Marion Mahoney -Griffin Prize, the NAWIC Vision Award for leadership in the construction industry and the AIA NSW President’s Prize.
High level appointments including include the Boards of the Australian Institute of Architects and The Architects Foundation, Central Sydney Planning Committee, the ACT Planning and Land Council, the NSW Heritage Council and competition juries and Design Review Panels across Australia. All are a testament to her standing in the profession.
A graduate of both the University of Sydney and Columbia University in New York Professor Lochhead’s career has combined professional practice and teaching both in Australia and the United States, as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Sydney and also as visiting academic at Harvard, MIT and Columbia Universities. In 2014-15 Helen was also the Lincoln/Loeb Fellow at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.
Sustainable Vertical Urbanism Forum
9 Jul 2018, Event – “Sustainable Vertical Urbanism” symposium held by CTBUH/Tongji with speakers…
CTBUH Leaders Meet at Annual Awards Event
1 Jun 2018, Event Report – The first 2018 Leaders Meeting brought together CTBUH leaders from around the world…
CTBUH Executive Director Presents at Chapter Events in Australia
7-9 Mar 2017, Event Report – Executive Director Antony Wood delivered two well attended lectures in Sydney…
22 Oct 2018 –
CTBUH 2018 Middle East Conference
Chair: Steve Watts, alinea Consulting; James Parakh, City of Toronto Planning Department; Koon Hean Cheong, Housing & Development Board; Helen Lochhead, University of New South Wales; and Peter Murray
31 Oct 2017 –
2017 Australia Conference Interviews
Helen Lochhead, University of New South Wales
30 Oct 2017 –
CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference
Chair: Caroline Stalker, Arup; Tim Williams, Arup; Helen Lochhead, University of New South Wales; Chris Wilkinson, Wilkinson Eyre
Oct 2018 –
CTBUH Journal 2018 Issue IV
CTBUH 2018 Conference Speakers
30 Oct 2017 –
CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue IV
Helen Lochhead & Philip Oldfield, University of New South Wales
8 Aug 2017 –
CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue III
Ilkay Can-Standard, GenX Design & Technology; Martina Dolejsova, Studio Libeskind
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