Giving voice to Australia’s world-class architects. Curated by Kerstin Thompson and Phillip Arnold.
Andrew Burges studied architecture at the University of Sydney, where he graduated with first class honours and the University Medal in 1992. Andrew completed a Master in Architecture at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, graduating with distinction in 1996.
Prior to forming his practice ABA in 2001, Andrew worked in Sydney, New York and Boston, developing expertise in large scale urban master planning and urban housing proposals, civic and sporting structures.
Andrew’s work in practice as principal of ABA has been published and exhibited both locally and internationally. Most recently, ABA was the winner of the City of Sydney’s International Design Competition for Gunyama Park and Green Square Aquatic Centre (GPARC) and the City of Parramatta’s Design Excellence competition for the Aquatic Leisure Centre of Parramatta (ALCP). Upon its completion, GPARC has won numerous international and national awards, including the Public Architecture Award at the National AIA Architecture Awards.
In parallel to his work in practice, Andrew has extensive experience in architectural education in both Australia and the United States. Andrew has been a member of the Australian Institute of Architects since 1994 and has been a registered architect since 2003.