Press Release: Keith Cottier appointed to Eminent Architects Panel to advise the Sydney Opera House Trust

Press Release: Keith Cottier appointed to Eminent Architects Panel to advise the Sydney Opera House Trust

22.03.11

“As we enter the most significant period of refurbishment and construction that the Opera House has undertaken since its opening, the appointment of an Eminent Architects Panel will be vital to the Trust’s management of the rich architectural heritage of the building”, said Sydney Opera House Trust Chairman, Kim Williams. “Keith Cottier, Kerry Clare and Ken Maher have all been appointed to the Panel and Peter Mould the NSW Government Architect has agreed to chair the Panel.”

Sydney Opera House announced this month the appointment of Keith Cottier to a new Eminent Architects Panel to advise the Sydney Opera House Trust on architecture and design issues. Keith Cottier is one of Australia’s most highly regarded and awarded architects. A director of Allen Jack+Cottier (AJ+C) since 1965, he has been a driving force behind the quality of the company’s work, which, in that period, has been recognised by an unequalled number of design awards. In 2001, he was awarded the Gold Medal, the Royal Australian Institute of Architects’ highest honour. In 2004, he was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia and in 2009, he was appointed a Doctor of Science in Architecture by the University of Sydney.