A forum about new trajectories in residential architecture
Karen Alcock FRAIA has twenty years' experience working on multi-residential and award-winning housing projects. Growing up in Hong Kong, the UK and Canberra, Karen has firsthand experience of how housing is influenced by its context. Karen believes there is an opportunity in every project to deliver joy and surprise. By emphasizing and celebrating the environment, occupant and experience, Karen and her team aim to deliver engaging and memorable buildings that exceed expectation.
Karen established MAA after ten years as a director at Neometro Architects. She places a strong emphasis on the critical role of design in architectural practice. In addition to a strong design focus, Karen also brings to the practice strengths in project delivery and practice management.
Karen is actively involved in promoting the importance of architecture and design. She is currently a Member of The Melbourne University Architecture Advisory Board and until recently was a member of the Victorian Chapter Council of the Australian Institute of Architects. In 2016 Karen was made a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Architects.