Nominee Director Prof Shane Murray

Shane Murray was previously Dean, and is currently Professor in the Faculty of Art Design & Architecture at Monash University. BArch, MArch, PhD, LFRAIA, Reg. Architect

He is an award-winning architect and academic in the field of architectural design. Shane joined Monash in 2008 as Foundation Professor of Architecture to establish the university’s architecture program. He was previously Professor of Architectural Design and Director of the Architecture Program at RMIT University. He is a recipient of research funding from both industry and government including the Australian Research Council and continues to conduct research into contemporary housing and urban design issues. Shane’s buildings and theoretical projects have been extensively published and he has participated in numerous architectural exhibitions and forums and has been invited to lecture about his work nationally and internationally. He was Co-Artistic Director of the Australian Pavilion exhibition, Micro Macro City, for the 2006 Venice Architecture Biennale. Shane is the 2012 recipient of the Australian Institute of Architects Neville Quarry Medal for services to architectural education and was made a Life Fellow of the Australian Institute of Architects in 2019.