Professor Philip Sutton Cox AO
Independent Non-Executive Director
Member of ESOS Committee
He has received numerous awards in recognition of his contribution to architecture, including the RAIA Gold Medal in 1984, Life Fellowship to the RAIA in 1987 and Honorary Fellowship of the American Institute of Architects in the same year. In 1988 he was awarded the Order of Australia for services to architecture. In 1993 he received the inaugural award for Sport and Architecture from the International Olympic Committee, and was elected a Fellow of the Royal College of Humanities. Professor Cox has published nine books on the history of Australia’s towns and buildings. He is a fellow of The American Institute of Architects and a fellow of The Australian Academy of the Humanities.
Professor Cox is the founding partner of Cox Architecture Pty Ltd. He commenced practice with Ian McKay in 1963 and formed his own firm, Philip Cox and Associates in 1964. The firm has grown to become Cox Architecture with 400 personnel. In July 2015, he resigned as a Director of Cox Architecture and no longer has any financial interest in the firm. He is now a consultant to the practice undertaking a design and advisory role in specific international projects. He is extensively involved in projects in Malaysia, Singapore, China, India and Australia.
His professional experiences in Malaysia include, among others, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Project and Traders Hotel. He has worked with the UEM Group previously on the Master Planning of the Second Crossing and the earlier proposals for Iskandar.