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Alexander Dowthwaite


Alexander Romney Dowthwaite is a leading young practitioner of new traditional architecture in Australia. Alexander studied architecture at Melbourne University, the Prince’s Foundation in the United Kingdom, and the Engelsberg Summer School in Classical Architecture in Sweden before commencing practice.

Based in Sydney, Australia, Alexander is Deputy Chair of INTBAU Australia and Project Lead at the Prince’s Trust Australia, where he has worked on a range of projects from redesigning and rebuilding the Stokes Bay Community Hall after it was severely damaged in the Black Summer Bushfires to new traditional mid-rise developments like the Prince’s Quarter – a 75-dwelling social housing project in Glebe, Sydney, delivered in partnership with the New South Wales State Government.

Alexander also leads education programmes around Australia, including the Enduring Design Masterclass; Australia’s first and only accredited tertiary-level course in traditional architecture and trades, delivered in partnership with the University of Queensland in Brisbane. Alexander also regularly lectures and delivers workshops in traditional architecture, drawing and building trades around the country.

In his private practice, Alexander helps private and professional clients design timeless buildings and places through an approach to architecture rooted in the classical tradition. Please do get in contact at the details below.

Contact Information:

Phone: +61475889501