Geoff Warn was appointed as WA Government Architect in November 2013. He is a highly respected practitioner and director of Donaldson + Warn, an award‐winning multidisciplinary design studio with a strong reputation for design expertise and with extensive experience in architecture, urban design and master planning.
Geoff has amassed 33 years’ experience across many aspects of architectural practice including a long‐standing commitment to architectural education. Geoff has taught at both schools of architecture in Perth and has lectured in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Newcastle, Berkeley (USA), San Francisco, Kuala Lumpur and Berlin.
He was an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Western Australia and Adjunct Professor to the School of Fine Arts at Curtin University. Geoff attended the Domus Academy Winter School Masterclass, has a Masters of Architecture from RMIT and from 2005 to 2010 Geoff held the position of Professor of Architecture at Curtin University.
He has been actively involved on a range of government and institutional advisory review boards and awards panels including the Perth Waterfront Design Review Panel, LandCorp’s Design Review Panels, Northbridge Link Design Review Panel and the 2008 RAIA National Awards Panel. He is also a keen advocate for the value of the arts.