Hamish Lyon

Hamish is Director of Architecture and Design at NH Architecture and leads the firm’s design thinking and direction. He is involved in projects of all scales and typologies, and is responsible for coordinating the design continuity of the NH studio. He began his architectural career with the national Robin Boyd Medal, awarded under the chairmanship of pre-eminent Australian architect Glenn Murcutt. As a founder of NH Architecture, he has been involved in a wide range of architectural projects, urban initiatives and masterplans, beginning with the groundbreaking QV development in central Melbourne.

Hamish led the team’s delivery of Melbourne’s world class, 6 Star Green Star Exhibition and Convention Centre,  Stage 1 and 2 of the expansion, as well as the major redevelopment of the Myer flagship Bourke Street store in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD. Alongside this, Hamish led the design direction for the redevelopment of the Melbourne and Olympic Parks sporting facilities, which included a major upgrade of Margaret Court Arena. Hamish actively engages in the public conversation about architecture through teaching, speaking at forums and writing for national journals, alongside his current studies for a PhD. in Architecture and Risk at RMIT University. His commitment to advocacy for architecture has been recognised by being voted as one of Melbourne’s top 100 most influential people by The Age newspaper.