Peter Tonkin | Director


Peter Tonkin graduated from Sydney University with First Class Honours in Science (Architecture) and in Architecture and has maintained an independent practice since 1981. In 1987 he joined Brian Zulaikha to form Tonkin Zulaikha Greer Architects.

Peter has a strong design and urban design reputation, and a wide range of experience from simple to complex buildings and site planning. Award winning projects have included the Eternity Playhouse, the National Arboretum Canberra, Glebe Town Hall Adaptive Reuse, the redevelopment of the Hyde Park Barracks Museum, the Australian War Memorial in London, and significant projects at Homebush Bay for the 2000 Olympics. Peter is currently working on the $100m Victoria Square Urban Regeneration in Adelaide, the Australian Memorial in Wellington New Zealand, the Adelaide Riverbank Bridge and the Redevelopment of the historic Rouse Hill House and Farm.

Peter has presented papers and lectures at many conferences and universities in Australia and overseas. He is currently Adjunct Professor of Architecture at the University of Queensland and the University of Canberra, and a Trustee of the Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales.