PAUL MATHIESON | DIRECTOR

BRISBANE

“I have a philosophical interest in wholeness, the integrity of the universe and our place in it. My passion is in designing buildings that integrate with their natural environment, connecting indoors and outdoors in beautiful unison. I believe that for our children’s, children we must build in harmony and respect the sanctity of our life sustaining earth.”

 

1. What is your nickname? Jumbo (when I was a teenager)

2. What is your favourite food? Quality curry and rice

3. Who is your favourite Architect / Designer? FLW, but current Richard Rogers

4. What do you love most about the design profession? Challenging yet rewarding - FUN

5. What professional skill do you most admire in someone? Integrity

6. What are you most afraid of? The dark, NO....recessions

7. What’s your favourite building and/or landscape design? Of many, the Pompidou Centre

8. What would you like to do that you haven’t yet? Design the first building on Mars

9. What place is on your bucket list to travel to? Chicago, Illinois and Arizona in the USA, but current western Europe to see historic and modern buildings

10. If you weren’t an Architect / L. Architect or Interior designer, what would you be? Writer (author)

11. What is your hobby? Collecting and listening to music