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Megan Jones

Principal

Megan joined the practice in 1980 and leads the Heritage Group. Megan’s passion since University and demonstrable skill is in the conservation and adaptive re-use of disused and heritage buildings to fit them for a sustainable future. She has considerable experience in heritage architecture and related adaptive re-use projects and provides industry guidance based on this experience.

She has undertaken numerous conservation and adaptive reuse projects over the past 35 years, many of which have received local and international awards including UNESCO Asia Pacific Awards for the conservation and adaptation of the St Patrick’s College, Manly; the Governor’s Stable Stables as part of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and the Governor Macquarie’s Female Orphan School at WSU Parramatta.

Her recent major projects include the Brisbane City Hall Restoration Project, the extensive re-working and additions to the 5 Martin Place, Sydney and the Anzac Square Restoration and Enhancement Project, Brisbane. She is currently leading the conservation and adaptation of the Parramatta North Heritage Sites, including the former Female Factory, former Roman Catholic Orphanage and the Parramatta Gaol.

Megan is active in architecture beyond TKD Architects, being a member of the AIA NSW Chapter committee for the publication “New Uses for Heritage Places”, 2008 and chairing the Chapter committee for the publication “Alterations and Additions to Heritage Places”. She is an examiner with the NSW Architects Registration Board, a judge of the NSW OEH Green Globe Awards and lectures occasionally at USYD and UTS. She was a member of the NSW Heritage Council from 2002 to 2005.