Modern Melbourne: Alan Powell
Allan Powell has designed many celebrated projects including Di Stasio House and Tarra Warra Museum of Art.
Modern Melbourne is a series of interviews that document the extraordinary lives and careers of some of the most important architects and designers.
In this interview, Emma Telfer speaks with Allan Powell. After graduating from the University of Melbourne and receiving his masters degree in architecture from RMIT Allan worked for architect Guilford Bell, before establishing his own practice in partnership with his wife Gail in the late 1970s. Along with his significant work in restaurants and hotels, he has designed many celebrated projects in Melbourne and on the Mornington Peninsula including Di Stasio House and Tarra Warra Museum of Art.
Presented by Open House Melbourne, the series is made possible by the generous support of the interview subjects, the Heritage Council of Victoria and the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria.