Lyons (architecture firm)

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Lyons is an Australian architecture firm based in Melbourne. Established in 1996 by brothers Corbett Lyon and Carey Lyon, the firm now has three other directors- Cameron Lyon, Neil Appleton and Adrian Stanic- and around 85 architects.[1] Lyons is known for large commercial and institutional buildings such as the BHP Billiton Global Headquarters in Melbourne, the John Curtin School of Medical Research in Canberra, the Central Institute of TAFE in Perth, the Queensland Children's Hospital in Brisbane, the School of Medicine and Menzies Research Institute in Hobart and the School of Medicine and Research in Sydney.[2]


John Curtin School of Medical Research, Canberra
RMIT Swanston Academic Building
  • New Queensland Children's Hospital, Brisbane,
  • BHP Billiton Global Headquarters, Melbourne
  • John Curtin School of Medical Research, Canberra
  • Central Institute of TAFE, Perth
  • Menzies Research Institute, Hobart
  • Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart
  • UWS School of Medicine, Sydney
  • Melbourne Brain Centre, Melbourne
  • Lyon Housemuseum, Melbourne
  • Kangan Institute, Automotive Centre of Excellence, Melbourne
  • Headly Bull Centre, Australian National University, Canberra
  • New School of Law at University of NSW, Sydney
  • Victoria University Online Training Centre, St Albans (Victorian Architecture Medal Winner)
  • Marine and Freshwater Research Institute, Queenscliff
  • School of Medicine, Hobart
  • Institute for Molecular Science, La Trobe University, Melbourne
  • RMIT Swanston Academic Building, Melbourne[3]
  • 41 Exhibition St, Australian Institute of Architects


  1. ^ Walters, Kath: "All in for the Lyons Share", in BRW 14 July 2011
  2. ^ Thames and Hudson, retrieved 1 September 2012
  3. ^ Crafti, Stephen: "RMIT's latest is a building to navigate as well as to inhabit" in The Age, 20 August 2012

Further reading[edit]

  • Clark, Justine (2012): More:The Architecture of Lyons 1996-2011, Thames&Hudson, ISBN 9780500500286

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