Ken Powell, AIA
B.Sc (Arch), B.Arch (Hons)

After completing his studies at UNSW, Ken worked for a number of years with leading local architects Neville Gruzman Pty and Allen Jack & Cottier. He then went overseas to work in London as Project Architect for a large commercial building.

Upon his return to Australia Ken worked for Robin Dyke Daryl Jackson Pty Ltd on a new office building at Concord before going to the Canberra office of Daryl Jackson Alastair Swayn to develop the new headquarters for the Australian Labor Party. He returned to the Sydney office to be project architect for the food hall of the international terminal at Kingsford-Smith Airport.

In 1994 Ken went to work for John Bruce and Partners Pty as project architect on high rise residential developments in Milsons Point and Wollstonecraft. He then worked at Scott Carver on the conversion of a city office building to residential apartments.

He established Ken Powell Architect in 1997 and has built a successful small architectural practice working on a variety of projects and delivering high quality personal services.


Charles Zhang
M.Arch (UNSW)

After finishing B. Architectural studies, Charles worked at Burtenshaw Scoufis Architecture, where he worked on residential, commercial and University projects including the refurbishment of UTS Building 4 and ATARI gaming company office.

He then resumed studies in Masters of Architecture at UNSW which included an exchange program with Bauhaus Universitat (Weimar) where he worked on a competition for the Bauhaus Museum.

Since graduation he has been working at KPA on a range of projects and has developed a breadth of experience and is a key member of the practice.

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Nominated Architect
Ken Powell              
Reg. Number: 5434