Joe is a Design Director of the Sydney Studio and member of the COX Design & Marketing Committee.
Joe’s primary role is in guiding design across many Sydney projects. He has been involved in designing some of COX’s most awarded projects over the last two decades. Some of these include the Sir John Monash Centre, France; the Sustainable Buildings Research Centre at Wollongong University; the National Wine Centre and Adelaide Studios, both in Adelaide; and projects for the Sydney and Beijing Olympic Games.
Recent Sydney projects include The Darling Hotel and Hyatt-Regency Hotel, the Australian Film Television & Radio School and NeuRA Research Centre. He has authored major catalytic master plans for both the University of Sydney and Macquarie University over the last twenty years. Nationally he has collaborated on design with every COX studio across the public, cultural, education and sports sectors.
‘Public life’ is central to Joe’s design and philosophical approach – ‘any building must give more than it takes.’
Joe is a past president of the NSW Australian Institute of Architects. He has been Editorial Chair of the NSW Architecture Bulletin, a board-member of the UTS Design Faculty Dean’s Advisory Board, and NSW Architects Registration Board. He was a founder of the gender equity ‘Champions of Change’ program for the profession. He is a frequent design juror at Sydney’s architecture schools.