Michael Heenan

Michael Heenan

CEO, principal


Michael Heenan is the CEO and Principal, Design, Allen Jack+Cottier Architects. He employs over 80 staff, and has designed projects throughout the Asia-Pacific region – as far north as Inner Mongolia and as far south as Antarctica.

Michael is an award winning architect with an impressive portfolio that spans sectors and ranges in size from luxury private residences to the masterplanning of new cities and Olympic venues. Michael’s design for Berry Sports and Recreation Hall won Best Sports Building at the World Architecture Festival.

He has been an international judge and juror at the World Architecture Festival held in Barcelona, Singapore and Berlin from 2010 to 2016. As well as an AIA International Chapter Juror in 2016. The most recent in a series of international-award-winning sports halls designed by Allen Jack+Cottier has been named NSW’s best new Educational building.

Abbotsleigh’s Multi-purpose Assembly and Sports Hall and Sports Field was awarded the State’s top William E Kemp Award for Educational Architecture at the AIA’s 2016 NSW Architecture Awards as well as receiving a commendation for Sustainability. The hall was described as exhibiting excellence “on many registers”.


selected recent projects


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