AMY LEARMONTH

MArch., BArchDes. RAIA (Grad)

SKILLS

architectural design, concept development, project management,
digital drawing & modelling, illustration, textiles, graphic design

CAREER

2016-present
O'Neill Architecture, Brisbane

2015-2016
Cox Rayner Architects + Planners, Brisbane

2011-13
Rogers, Stirk, Harbour + Partners, London

2010-11
Architectus, Brisbane

 

BIO

Amy is a registered architect practicing in Brisbane. Her interests and experience span across architecture practice and theory, sculpture, graphic design, illustration, and textile design. She graduated from the Master of Architecture at UQ in 2014 with several prestigious accolades, including the Australian Institute of Architects QIA Memorial Medallion. She has practiced architecture internationally, in Brisbane and London, and studied in Brisbane, Dublin, Japan and Berlin. Her sculptural collaborations with other members of Unqualified Design have appeared at festivals and events around Australia, including Burning Seed and Blazing Swan. Her illustration work has been featured by the American Institute of Architectural Illustrators.

Also passionate about improving public design discourse and urban empowerment for communities, Amy has been a guest speaker for numerous community events, including Brisbane Free University, the Right to the City Forum, and Pecha Kucha Brisbane. She has tutored at the UQ School of Architecture and works at O’Neill Architecture in the Brisbane CBD, where she works on a range of housing, commercial, and public realm projects.

 

SELECTED EXPERIENCE

  • Workaround, 2018, RMIT Design Hub; Contributor - Episode 10 - Serious Play
  • SLQ Design Online blog, 2017; contributor
  • Re-imaging South Brisbane Community Conference, 2016; Guest Speaker and Panelist
  • Cracks In the Concrete Ideas Fiesta ,2016 , Right to the City Brisbane; Guest Speaker
  • Temple of Transformations, Modifyre 2016; Lead Artist
  • How Shall We Live Then?, Brisbane Free University, 2015; Guest Speaker and Panelist
  • Pecha Kucha Brisbane, 2015; Guest speaker
  • S T A C K, Burning Seed 2015; Lead Artist
  • W E A V E, Blazing Swan 2015; Lead Artist
  • The BUG, Modifyre 2015; Collaborator
  • Japan Studio 2014, Gedai Institute, Tokyo National University of Arts and Music
  • Berlin Studio 2013, Image Knowledge Gestaltung research cluster, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin
  • Wall House 1:1, Venice Biennale 2012; Builder