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Architect

Peter Reginald Proudfoot, Australian architect. Registered architect, Australia. Department Education Commonwealth scholar, 1954-1960; recipient Rome prize in architecture, 1965, grantee Australian Research Council, 1988, 89, 90, 91, 99, 2001.

Background

Proudfoot, Peter Reginald was born on November 27, 1936 in Sydney, Australia. Son of John Edric and Adele Ruvé (Bowden) Proudfoot.

Education

Bachelor of Architecture, University Sydney, 1960. Master of Architecture, University Pennsylvania, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, University New S. Wales, 1974.

Career

Design architect Office New S. Wales Government Architect, Sydney, 1960-1963. Supervising architect Richard Sheppard, Robson and Partners, London, 1964-1965. Architect Louis I. Kahn, Philadelphia, 1966.

Lecturer, then senior lecturer University New S. Wales, Sydney, 1968, subject master in communication, 1968-1979, director architectural history, since 1979. Visiting fellow University Liverpool, United Kingdom, since 1990. Associate professor, director post graduate studies School Architecture University New S. Wales, Sydney, 1990-1996.

Professor Architecture, since 1996. Consultant National Institute Dramatic Art, 1970-1973, National Estate Division Australian Government, 1973-1974, Commission of Inquiry into Maritime Industry, 1976, Australian Development Corporation, since 1981.

Achievements

  • Registered architect, Australia.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Curator, editor World Expo of World Expos, 2000. Author books on urban history of Canberra (1994) and Sydney (1996), history of international exhibitions. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Royal Australian Institute Architects (associate), Royal Australian History Society, Association Maritime Historians, Society Rome Scholars, Society Architectural Historians (president Australia and New Zealand since 1985).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, chess, squash.

Connections

Married Helen Colleen Baker, February 3, 1968. Children: Ann Leila, Emma May.

father:
John Edric Proudfoot

mother:
Adele Ruvé (Bowden) Proudfoot

spouse:
Helen Colleen Baker

child:
Ann Leila Proudfoot

child:
Emma May Proudfoot