The next panellist we’d like to introduce you to for our May 17th event is Peter Maddison.

You will know him best from Grand Design’s Australia but what you might not know is Peter is a multi-award-winning architect and Founding Director of Maddison Architects.  He has contributed to the Royal Australian Institute of Architects over many years, and is currently a member of the Honours Committee of the Victorian Chapter.

We are very honoured to have Peter on board.

OUR PANELIST, Peter Maddison.

In 2014, Peter was conferred the degree of Doctor of Design (Honoris Causa) by RMIT. In 2016, he was awarded the National President’s Prize by the RAIA for Australian Achievement in Architecture.

Maddison Architects has completed some 250 projects over 27 years, and sought to create a new and relevant architecture. It has won a total of 55 commendations and awards in the Architecture design field.

Peter is Ambassador for the not-for-profit Melbourne Open House program, the Planet Ark endorsed Environmental Edge campaign, Kids Under Cover charity, and Architects Without Frontiers.

He took on the role of Host of The LifeStyle Channel’s Australian production of Grand Designs in 2009. The show has proven to be highly successful in Australia and overseas, reaching some 12 countries. In 2011 it won two ASTRA awards, and also received Logie nominations in 2011, 2013 and 2015. It was nominated for AACTA awards in 2016 and 2017. Series 8, 9 and 10 are in production. Grand Designs Australia is the biggest and most expensive production made by Fremantle Media for Foxtel. In 2018 it will be screened for the first time on free-to-air ABC television.

Peter is also the Editor-at-Large for the Grand Designs Australia Magazine, Sourcebook and Bookazine.  Peter has completed his first book, “Grand Designs Australia The Handbook” with some 8,000 copies sold.

Watch this space for tickets

We’ll be offering Beaumaris Modern members tickets at the discounted price of $50, via a members pre-sale. Once the pre-sale is over, tickets will be $75.

So if you haven’t joined up yet, now is the time to do it! Just click the membership tab.

For more on the event, click here