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Symposium Lost Opportunities 2022
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    Helen Lochhead

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    Professor Helen Lochhead
    Professor Emeritus, Architecture and Urbanism, UNSW Sydney 
    LFRAIA AILA MPIA RIBA(Hon) AIA(Hon) RAIC(Hon) FAICD
     
    Helen Lochhead is an architect and urbanist who combines academic and advisory roles with practice. Her career has focused on the inception, planning, design and delivery of complex urban projects ranging from a city improvements programs to major urban regeneration and waterfront projects both in Australia and the US.
      
    Her projects have received numerous awards including AIA and AILA Urban Design and Sustainability Awards and most recently, for the Master Plan of Sydney’s Harold Park Precinct, was awarded the AIA Lloyd Rees Award for Urban Design and the City of Sydney Lord Mayor’s Prize for urban design excellence. As well her professional contribution, she has been recognised for her leadership as one of the AFR 2019 100 Women of Influence, the Paula Whitman Prize and the NAWIC Vision Award for leadership in the construction industry. 
     
    Helen has held numerous influential roles in industry, government and universities including her recent roles at UNSW Sydney as Dean, Faculty of Built Environment and Pro Vice-Chancellor Precincts. In 2019-20 she was President of the Australian Institute of Architects where she established the Climate Action and Sustainability Taskforce (CAST) to accelerate the profession’s transition to carbon zero.