Kerry Hill AO (1943–26 August 2018) was an Australian architect who specialised in hotel design in tropical Asia.
Hill at CAA Conference Dhaka 2013
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
|Died||26 August 2018 (aged 75)|
|Education||University of Western Australia|
He studied at Perth Technical College and the University of Western Australia graduating in 1968. He worked for Howlett & Bailey in Perth from 1969 to 1971. He worked in Hong Kong for Bali- and Hong Kong-based architects and engineers, Palmer & Turner from 1972 until 1974. From 1974 to 1978 he managed the Palmer & Turner office in Jakarta. Hill established Kerry Hill Architects in Singapore in 1979. Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa, whom he had a personal friendship with, influenced his early works "by understanding and embracing the architectural traditions of the East".
In 1995 he was awarded the Kenneth F Brown Asia Pacific Culture and Architecture Design Award, in 2003 the RAIA Robyn Boyd Award for the Ogilvie House, and in 2006 the Royal Australian Institute of Architects Gold Medal. His work has been published in A+U (Japan); Architectural Digest (Germany); Architectural Review, Wallpaper, World Architecture (UK), Architecture Australia, Monument (Australia); Indian Architect & Builder, Singapore Architect, and Space (Singapore).
- 1980–86 The Darwin Centre, Darwin, Australia
- 1987–91 The Sukhothai hotel, Bangkok, Thailand
- 1992– Armitage Hill hotel, Galle, Sri Lanka
- 1992–94 The Chedi hotel, Bandung, Indonesia
- 1992–94 The Serai hotel, Bali, Indonesia
- 1992–94 The Datai Langkawi, Malaysia
- 1996–97 Ooi House, Margaret River, Western Australia
- 1998–99 Singapore Cricket Association Pavilion, Singapore
- 1998-02 The Lalu, Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan
- 1998-03 ITC Sonar, Kolkata, India
- 1999-02 Ogilvie House, Sunshine Beach, Queensland, Australia
- 2002–04 Soi 53 Apartments, Sukhumvit, Bangkok, Thailand
- 2003-04 Anantara Chiang Mai Resort
- 2005–10 State Theatre Centre of Western Australia
- 2007–10 Beachside Leighton apartments, Fremantle, Western Australia
- 2010–14 City of Perth Library, Western Australia
- 2018 RAH FALHU, Maldives
- Award-winning architect Kerry Hill dies at age 75
- Hunn, Patrick. "The 'Australian architect behind some of Asia's most innovative buildings,' Kerry Hill, dies aged 75". ArchitectureAU. Architecture Media Pty Ltd. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
- New Directions in Tropical Asian Architecture
London, Geoffrey et al. (2013): Kerry Hill: Crafting Modernism, Thames & Hudson, ISBN 978-0500342862