Leveraging limit. Curated by Anita Panov and Andrew Scott.
John Ellway established his practice in 2017 after working with architect and mentor James Russell for the preceding seven years. His residential project Terrarium House won the Eleanor Cullis-Hill Award at the 2019 National Architecture Awards, as well as the Elina Mottram Award at state level, and regional house of the year. In 2018 it won a Houses Award and was a finalist in the inaugural Dezeen Awards.
In 2015, John participated in the annual Dulux Study Tour, travelling to Tokyo, London and Paris. He was educated at the Queensland College of Art, gaining a Bachelor of Design (B.Des) in 2001, and went on to complete a Master of Architecture (M.Arch) at the University of Queensland. Before working in architecture, John was an accomplished designer in the fields of graphic design, way-finding and product communication with a number of multi-disciplinary design companies in Australia and the UK.