Alastair Richardson


Alastair joined Cox Architecture as a Director in 2010 and was appointed Director of Cox Sport in 2011. Alastair is one of Australia’s most experienced sport architects with over 20 years of experience in the design and delivery of complex sport facilities.

His work has been recognised both locally and internationally with numerous architectural and industry awards. Alastair’s work includes the award-winning Adelaide Oval, SCG Northern Stand, Suncorp Stadium and Westpac Stadium (Wellington). Alastair is a regular contributor to industry conferences and international publications.

Alastair is passionate about designing quality public assembly projects that create a sense of place and identity at the same time as maximising revenue opportunities and enhancing fan experience.

In addition to Alastair’s world recognised work in the sport sector Alastair has also a growing reputation in the Education Sector. Alastair is the lead architect for one of Australia’s leading private schools, Scotch College in Melbourne and is currently responsible for the design and delivery of the sector innovating new Sir Zelman Cowen Centre for Science at the school.

Through Alastair’s sport work he has developed an acute understanding of the strategic thinking required to assist clients and Government in the creation of new developments that enhances nation building and social cohesion. His strategic and future insights have helped define the needs of major sporting infrastructure throughout Australia and New Zealand.