UNSW Built Environment congratulates Ken Maher – esteemed architect, UNSW Alumnus, Professor and Chair of the Faculty’s Advisory Council – for being named in the Top 100 Most Influential People in Sydney for 2010 by the Sydney Morning Herald’s magazine. He was acknowledged as a leader who is “of critical importance to what will happen over the next two decades.”


Ken Maher is a leading Sydney based architect and is Executive Chairman of HASSELL: Australia’s largest international multidisciplinary design practice involved in major urban projects throughout Australia and Asia.

Maher won the Australian Institute of Architects’ Gold Medal in 2009 and the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects’ top award in 2010 – making him the only architect to have been recognised with both awards.