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Simon Knott

Simon Knott


Simon is a principal of BKK. He leads architectural and multi-disciplinary teams on a range of projects from home extensions to major infrastructure.

He is a recognised leader in the architectural community for his strong urban design focus and broad architectural experience.

Simon has been a leader in many projects involving public artwork such as the new Refik Anadol Studio commission Wind of Lilydale at Lilydale Railway Station and the iconic Building 17 façade at Monash University with Callum Morton. He worked recently with Wadawurrung artists to incorporate original drawings into the shared-user path and balustrades of a new bridge along Barwon Heads Road near Geelong.

Simon has worked extensively in design advocacy. This has included presenting to governments, stakeholders and approval bodies in support of public artworks. It has also been through his many roles in broadcast and print media, and formally in government contexts such as the Office of the Victorian Government Architect Design Review Panel.

Simon has led design-studio courses for architecture students at Monash and RMIT Universities. He has been a guest lecturer at the Universities of Melbourne and Tasmania.

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