As the founder of Daryl Jackson Pty Ltd, Daryl continues to both mentor and inspire the team, reinforcing the design philosophy and management principles that have served to deliver award-winning seminal architecture.
Daryl navigated Jackson Architecture to a national reputation for excellence in architecture, emphasised by countless accolades obtained along the journey. Subjects of these awards are versatile and iconic. Notable projects include the Great Southern Stand and later the Northern Stand at the Melbourne Cricket Ground; a considerable array of projects for the Australian Institute of Sport, Marvel Stadium, master planning of educational institutions such as the University of the Northern Territory, Bond University and Deakin University, Victorian County Court and Box Hill Hospital. Further, Daryl has been involved in a number of large scale architectural planning and urban design projects in Australia, the United Kingdom, Asia and the Middle East and his significant experience spans over 50 years.
Daryl has contributed to a diversity of significant cultural and community organisations having held positions as Chairman of the Australian Film Institute, Trustee of the National Gallery of Victoria, Member of the Victorian Council of the Arts, Vice President of the Melbourne Cricket Club and President of Wesley College.
Sara has been integral to the Jackson Architecture firm, with her long association consisting of contribution in the Melbourne, London and Sydney offices between 1990-2003. Her extensive employment with the Victoria Department of Premier and Cabinet has subsequently established her as an exceptionally valuable team member regarding understanding government processes and decision-making, skills that greatly advance a project teams capability.
Sara’s return to architectural practice in 2012 has enabled Jackson Architecture, now in its sixth decade, to continue designing award-winning buildings. As Director, she leads spatial planning and design direction, and has a comprehensive understanding of nurturing successful stakeholder relations.
Her portfolio is expansive; highlights include Yuen Long Stadium (Hong Kong), Sydney Olympic Venues, National Tennis Centre and award winning infrastructure projects such as South Morang Rail Extension.
Alex’s experience and leadership at Jackson Architecture results in many turning to him for guidance. He is a staple of many large, complex commercial projects such as Southern Cross Station and Olivia Newton John Cancer and Wellness Centre; the former having attained a number of prestigious awards. He seeks to create buildings that stimulate the users by developing design innovations that exceed clients’ requirements and expectations.
Peter has provided service to Jackson Architecture for more than thirty-five years. He is recognised as a sports facility architecture expert. Notable projects undertaken by Peter have included the MCG Southern Stand/Northern Stand, Brisbane Cricket Ground and Adelaide Oval. Peter’s wealth of experience continues to inspire current employees and students who engage in his tutoring at the University of Melbourne – he worked closely with Daryl over the years and his expertise is embedded in the roots of Jackson Architecture.
Stewart commenced with Jackson Architecture in 2001. Now a Principal with refined expertise, Stewart is well-equipped to undertake all phases of a project and has the capacity to contribute to a range of project types; sports, health, research, residential and educational projects. Stewart played a pivotal role in delivering the Engineering Hub at the University of Canterbury and was a key member of the National Tennis Centre project.
Huan has a wealth of architectural experience spanning over 20 years, playing a vital role in delivering large scale projects with tight programmes and budgets. She brings a high level of focus, energy and technical skill to each project. Huan continues to lead the substantial Living Carlton Residential Development project, encompassing 9 stages. Her leadership, design sensitivity and creativity has been validated throughout the design process of this project, amongst many other projects that Huan has contributed to.
Ed is a trained and practicing artist who delivers a unique approach to architectural projects and the firm. He considers social and environmental imperatives when interpreting and developing a brief, and has a creative understanding of how a narrative can inform design. Ed delivers high quality results across various scales, ranging from commercial to residential. More recently he contributed to the design of Yuen Long Stadium in Hong Kong.
Mikel’s architectural experience encompasses a wide range of project types, but his true speciality lies in health planning. His portfolio exhibits large, complex buildings on a global scale that entailed a high level of teamwork. Mikel was instrumental in design and planning of Rathdowne Place Aged Care and Wellness Precinct, and consistently seeks to explore resolution within project planning.