Leading Perth-based heritage architect, Philip Griffiths won the Board Award from the Architects Board of Western Australia .
The Architects Board of Western Australia presented Mr Griffiths with the award in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the architectural profession. The award was presented by the Chairman of the Architects Board of Western Australia, Mr Bruce Callow.
Mr Callow said that the award recognised Philip Griffiths’ significant contribution to the architectural profession over many years in addition to acknowledging his role in the heritage architecture field in Western Australia.
Mr Griffiths possesses substantial expertise as well as a recognised specialisation in heritage architecture. His notable projects include the architectural work at Fremantle Prison, WA’s only World Heritage cultural site, the revitalisation of the William Street precinct in Northbridge as well as conservation and rejuvenation projects on Rottnest Island.
Mr Callow added that the award-winning architect’s active participation in the Heritage Council and in working with the communities involved with projects has raised public awareness of heritage as well as its value to the community, the architectural environment and the profession.