Paul Katsieris is the Principal of Katsieris Origami: Architecture & Urbanism.
Paul is a respected Architect with 30 years of design experience. He graduated with First Class Honours from the University of Melbourne, having worked in the offices of Linsday Holland and Newton Hutson as an undergraduate.
Prior to founding KATSIERIS ORIGAMI, Paul was an Equity Principal of HASSELL and was with the firm for 21 years. During this time, he led the architecture discipline in Melbourne and was the national design quality principal. Paul was the Design Principal for the Commonwealth Law Courts Building, Melbourne; Government Services Offices in Dandenong; collaborated on the designs for the Urban Workshop Office Tower, Melbourne; “The Age” Print Centre, Tullamarine; one40 William Street Office Tower, Perth; The Fiona Stanley Hospital, Perth and on projects in China and Asia.
In 1991 he received a Greek-Australian Presidential Award to travel and to study the work of contemporary architects. In 2000 he featured in the ABC Television documentary ‘In the mind of the Architect’.
Since founding KATSIERIS ORIGAMI Paul has been the Government Advisor for the architecture of the new Royal Children’s Hospital Project, Parkville and The Bendigo Hospital. He is active in architectural design education and has run thesis-level design studios at the University of Melbourne and Deakin University.
Paul was an inaugural appointment on the Victorian Design Review Panel; a body administered by the Office of the Victorian Government Architect which overviews the design-quality of public and private projects across Victoria.