Elizabeth Watson Brown LFRAIA, directed Elizabeth Watson Brown Architects, a practice highly regarded for exemplary place responsive and socially responsible design, for 21 years until joining Architectus as Design Director in 2011.
Elizabeth is currently consulting to Architectus on major projects and on architectural advisory panels including to The Queensland Government, Arts Queensland on the Independent Expert Panel for the Queensland Cultural Precinct, and various design juries.
Elizabeth’s work has been published widely and has received many significant architectural awards.
Elizabeth is an active participant in architectural and urban design discourse in many roles, including as an inaugural member of the Queensland Board for Urban Places and as Adjunct Professor of Architecture at the University of Queensland. Elizabeth is a Life Fellow of the Australian Institute of Architects and has been Queensland State Awards Director and National Awards Juror, and has held many other design jury roles.
The work of Elizabeth Watson Brown has been published widely, has received many significant architecture awards, and has been exhibited nationally and internationally including in the seminal ‘Place Makers’ exhibition at the Gallery of Modern Art and at the Venice Biennale.
Elizabeth has long term expertise and recognition in the delivery of high quality residential, institutional, educational and community architecture, and a deep understanding of the role of architecture and urban design in the relationship between human amenity, landscape and climate in our subtropical and tropical urban realms.