Malcolm Middleton was appointed as Queensland Government Architect in July 2011 after almost thirty years in private practice. He provides project and policy advice and undertakes design reviews for projects across many areas of government as well as chairing the Queensland Urban Design and Places Panel and Brisbane Open House.
He contributes to many external panels including the Prime Minister’s Official Residence Advisory Committee, the Development and Design Integrity Panel of Brisbane Airport Corporation and is an independent director of AACA along with many other appointments. Past design contributions include the roles of Australian Institute of Architecture awards director for Queensland, former member of the Queensland Heritage Council and past president of the Property Council in Qld.
Malcolm is particularly interested in the role architects can play in guiding the urban form of cities and the policy positions needed to achieve an enhanced living environment.