Han Chua

Senior Architect, RAIA

BArch, BPDesign (Architecture), Melbourne University

I believe a collaborative design process is the key to a more resilient, beautiful, quality space. A building should be designed by a village of people.”

With an energetic, creative, open-minded approach on every project, Han brings a broad mix of skills and more than 15 years’ experience in Australia and internationally to his role as a design lead in our Education team. His expertise crosses varied sectors and scales and includes educational, commercial and hospitality projects. He is a Certified Passive House Designer.

Han is responsible for setting clear design strategies and concepts and delivering holistic architectural solutions. He’s design-focused, passionate about sustainability, loves sketching, and creates seamless coherence between built form, landscape, interiors and furniture, fixtures and equipment. He ensures our projects are executed according to the agreed design intent throughout every phase, up to completion and post-occupancy. He’s committed to a consultative process, which he knows from experience creates more innovative, pragmatic, sustainable design.

Renowned for his refined materiality and meticulous detailing, Han draws on knowledge and precedent to explore the unique opportunities of every project and deliver functional spatial planning that’s innovative, feasible and cohesive. He’s fascinated by unconventional design solutions and inspires colleagues and clients to think laterally and pursue excellence.

Selected Work

Chc Armstrong Creek School 05 Chc Armstrong Creek School 05

Victorian New Schools PPP

The schools also feature a clear emphasis on diversity and inclusivity, ensuring equitable access for all abilities.

Chc Ringwood Secondary 04 Chc Ringwood Secondary 04

Ringwood Secondary College - Junior School Building

The new Junior School at Ringwood Secondary College replaced a series of existing relocatable buildings with a purpose-built home for the Year 7 & 8 student cohort, to support them in their transition through the middle school years.

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Beaumaris Secondary College

Beaumaris Secondary College has been conceived as a shared community resource and a place for community connection.