Peter Tonkin graduated from Sydney University with First Class Honours in Science (Architecture) and in Architecture and has maintained an independent practice since 1981. In 1987 he joined Brian Zulaikha to form Tonkin Zulaikha Architects. Peter has a strong design and urban design reputation, and a wide range of experience from simple to complex buildings and site planning. Award winning projects have included the redevelopment of the Hyde Park Barracks Museum, the Vietnam War Memorial, Canberra, the Canberra National Arboretum and Gardens and significant projects at Homebush Bay for the 2000 Olympics. Peter is currently working on the Brisbane City Hall Refurbishment, Victoria Square Urban Regeneration in Adelaide, The Burton Street Tabernacle and the Glebe Town Hall Adaptive Reuse. Peter has been a visiting design tutor at Sydney University, at the University of NSW and at the University of Technology, Sydney. He is currently Adjunct Professor of Architecture at the University of Queensland, and a Trustee of the Historic Houses Trust of NSW.