BSc (Arch) B Arch (Hons) Syd Univ
CEAA Arch Urb Paris-Belleville
Philip is a founding principal of Hill Thalis Architecture + Urban Projects, established in 1992. Philip has more than 20 years local and international experience across a broad spectrum of architecture and urban projects.
Philip has won more than 20 competitions and awards for architecture, urban design, planning, public domain and heritage projects. The Sydney Olympic Village project was instrumental in launching Sydney’s Green Games agenda and the Barangaroo / East Darling Harbour Competition has generated strong public interest in Sydney’s urban future. The Pair of Houses in Northbridge was commended in the 1995 Institute of Architects Awards and has been published in various guidebooks to Sydney architecture. Pirrama Park, Rooftop Apartment and Substation No. 175 have also been widely published and have featured in architectural tours run by the Australian Architecture Association, the Historic Houses Trust and the Institute of Architects.
Philip was awarded the annual scholarship by Paris Belleville Architecture School in Paris to complete his Urban Design Masters in 1988 and combines the direction of his practice with academic research and teaching at various Sydney universities. He is regularly invited to deliver public lectures and conference papers on a range of environmental and design issues. His extensive knowledge of Sydney’s architectural and urban history is widely respected and he regularly contributes to a number of leading international publications and journals.