Sheona is a Senior Lecturer in architecture in the School of Design, and the Teaching and Learning Director in the Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering at QUT. She coordinates units in design and sustainability, architecture culture and space, and collaborative design.
She holds qualifications in architecture from the University of Queensland and in education from Queensland University of Technology.
She is a regular contributor to the Australian design media publications Houses and Artichoke, and an occasional contributor to Architecture Australia.
Cox Architecture has harnessed the full potential of parametric design to create a “taut and elegant” velodrome at Brisbane’s Sleeman Sports Complex, inspired by the speed, precision and expertise of track cycling.
To meet the brief, which included housing five cars, Shaun Lockyer Architects used a relatively simple construction of brick, steel sheeting and fibre cement and then “lifted up” a level, offering tremendous views.