Biography

 

A Workshop is a small, multi-disciplinary practice established by Paul Wakelam. The workshop covers management, sculpture, landscape design, graphic design, set/installation/design and performance, and strategic thinking. The practice operates from a studio in Greenmount, Perth. Project management and implementation take place in parallel with model making, prototyping and experimentation with ideas, materials and manufacturing processes within studio and on site.

Paul Wakelam

Education

2014 Awaroa Architecture Masterclass (New Zealand)

  • One week masterclass lead by Sir Ian Atfield, David Mitchell, Richard Leplastrier, Peter Stutchbury, Drew Heath, Lindsay Claire, Kerry Claire and Lindsay Johnston.

2012 Blue Mountains Masterclass

  • One week masterclass lead by Rick Joy, Richard Leplastrier, Peter Stutchbury and Lindsay Johnston.

2010 Glenn Murcutt International Masterclass

  • Two week masterclass lead by Glenn Murcutt, Richard Leplastrier, Brit Andresen, Peter Stutchbury, Lindsay Johnston, Rick Joy. 32 International Participants.

Bachelor of Architecture at University of Western Australia, Perth

Bachelor of Applied Science (Arch.) at Curtin University of Technology, Perth.

Diploma in Architectural Drafting at Leederville College of TAFE, Perth

TAE certificate – Narrogin Senior High School, Narrogin.

 

Travel

2010 – 2014 New Zealand

2008 - United Kingdom, Germany, France, Spain

2007 - New Zealand

1994 - Greece

 

Employment

2003-2014 Design Co-ordinater – University of Western Australia

  • 1st Year Design Studios. Assisted by Peter Tibbitt (2013), Anuar Azahari (2012), Ben Braham (2011), Jill Birt (2008-2010), Ashley Stucken (2013-2014) Soo Bhin (2014) and Rex Reynolds (2014).
  • 2nd Year Design Studios. Ashley Stucken (2014), Peter Tibbitt (2014), and Soo Bhin (2014)
  • 3rd Year Design Studios. Assisted by Peter Tibbitt (2013), Anuar Azahari (2012), Alistair Ravenscroft (2009), Jill Birt (2008) and Kate Hislop (2008).
  • Tutoring with Ian Weir with 3rd Year Studio 1st Semester (2003)
  • Tutoring with Corey Jones 2nd Year Studio 1st Semester. (2003)

2006 – 2007 Philip Griffiths Architects Pty Ltd

2005 – 2006 GresleyAbas Architects Pty Ltd

2004 – 2005 Considine & Griffiths Architects Pty Ltd

2004 Campion Design Group

2003 Allan Davies Architect

2002 Donaldson + Warn Architects

2001 TractWA

1999 R. J. Ferguson & Associates Pty Ltd.

1998 Arbor Vitae.

1997 R. J. Ferguson & Associates Pty Ltd.

1995 AND Design.

1994 Hames Sharley Architects.

1992 Building Management Authority (BMA).

1990 – 1991 Curtin University – Graphics Tutor

1989 – 1991 David Ralph Architect – Nedlands WA.

1988 Cameron Chisholm & Nicol (CCN).

1986 – 1988 Paul Rumble Architect – Mandurah WA.

 

Collaborators

 

Felicity Bott

Artistic Director

1998 – Present

 

Anuar Azahari

Architectural Intern/Graduate

2011 – 2013.

 

David Sharp

Architectural Intern

2011 – 2014.

  • Richard Leplastrier, Peter Stutchbury, Lindsay Johnston ‘Total Immersion’ Architecture Student Summer School participant 2014.

 

Peter Tibbitt

Architectural Intern

2012 – Present

  • Richard Leplastrier, Peter Stutchbury, Lindsay Johnston ‘Total Immersion’ Architecture Student Summer School participant 2013.

 

Ashley Stucken

Architectural Intern/Graduate

2012 – 2014. 

  • Richard Leplastrier, Peter Stutchbury, Lindsay Johnston ‘Total Immersion’ Architecture Student Summer School participant 2013.

 

Julie Fatovich

Architectural Intern

2013. 

 

Soo-Bhin Han

Architectural Graduate

2014. 

 

Gordon Pekeur

Architectural Intern

2014 – 2015.

 

Christine Khor

Architectural Intern

2014.

 

Mitchell Cook

Architectural Intern

2014.

 

Angus Mcbride

Architectural Intern

2014 – Present

 

Annie Paxton

Architectural Intern

2015 – Present