Press Release: AJ+C’s Keith Cottier awarded prestigious architectural honour

Press Release: AJ+C’s Keith Cottier awarded prestigious architectural honour

1.12.09

“Keith has contributed generously not only to architecture but to society in general,” said Trevor Howells, Director of Graduate Program (Heritage Conservation) at the University’s Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning. “His tireless commitment to heritage conservation and skilled approach in adapting old buildings to new uses has left a lasting legacy on our community.”

Allen Jack+Cottier (AJ+C)’s Chairman Keith Cottier AM has been awarded the 2009 Doctor of Science in Architecture (honoris causa) by The University of Sydney. Keith joins a distinguished line of architects including Glenn Murcutt (2004), Harry Seidler (2003) and Joern Utzon (2000) in receiving the honorary degree that recognises distinguished creative achievement or outstanding contribution beyond a person’s specific field of work, which has influenced the well-being of the wider community.