John Ilett

John Ilett

Director, Registered Architect (QLD)

With over 29 year’s professional experience, John has been responsible for the successful delivery of a wide range of projects in Australia, the UK, Asia and the Middle East.

John is a Queensland Registered Architect and he has extensive experience in the management and coordination of multidisciplinary teams on major cultural, mixed use and commercial projects. He has developed his design skills in the fields of architecture, master planning and urban design to achieve exemplary outcomes for his clients. John’s work has been recognised with a range of industry design awards.

He has held the positions of Associate with Cox Rayner Architects, Design Director at Urban Art Projects and Principal with EDAW AECOM. John’s key project successes include: Kingsford Smith Drive Upgrade, The Plaza at the Brisbane Showgrounds, Mackay Bluewater Lagoon, the Hinze Dam Visitor Centre, Gold Coast, the Thiess Centre HQ, the Clem7 Tunnel, the Gateway Upgrade Project, Childers Street Arts Precinct Public Realm, Canberra, the Inner Northern Busway (Queen Street to Roma Street) and Saadiyat Island Expressway, Abu Dhabi.

As a true collaborator, John believes that the complete integration of sustainable design with the public realm is implicit to a project’s success.

Since forming Lat27 key projects have included:

Whilst employed by others, he completed several projects of note including:

  • Clem 7 Tunnel, Brisbane
  • Gateway Motorway Upgrade, Brisbane
  • Childers Street Arts Precinct, Canberra
  • Inner Northern Busway, Brisbane