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About The Guthrie Project

The Guthrie Project website is a small depository of some of the creative work of Ben Guthrie. With a background in both architecture and photography, most of Ben's time these days is spent photographing buildings from outside to inside for architects, builders, interior designers and other building professionals. When not directing his cameras at the built environment, Ben can often be found shooting nightscapes out under clear rural skies or closer to home amidst the light pollution of urban surroundings. You can read a bit more about some of Ben's various projects by visiting the 'Other Projects' page of this website.


What follows is a short history of Ben's relevant professional experience.




Ben Guthrie

Education & Professional Development

· Living Large, Planet Earth, 1975 - present

· Revit Architecture Introduction, AEC Systems, 2012

· Project Management Training Program, PSMJ Resources, 2009

· MicroStation Software User Update, Bentley Institute, 2006

· Bachelor of Architecture (Hons. 1) UTS, 2003 – 2004

· Bachelor of Arts (Architecture) UTS, 1999 – 2002

· Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons. 1) UNSW, CoFA 1994 – 1997

· Short Course on Digital Imaging, UNSW, CoFA – 1995



Professional Experience

· The Guthrie Project - Generalist, Photographer, Property Developer, Building Designer, Web Designer, Maker of Things, 2000 – Present

· University of Sydney - Tutor, Architectural Professional Practice, 2013 – Present

· Tzannes Associates - Project Architect, 2001 – 2013

· Government Architect’s Office, BDS, DPWS - Architectural Assistant, 2000 – 2001

· Paragrid Architecture - Architectural Junior / Computing Support / Web Designer, 2000



Awards

· Commendation, AIA (NSW Chapter) Residential Alterations & Additions, Bellevue Hill Residence, Tzannes Associates, 2013

· Commendation, RAIA (NSW Chapter) Public Architecture, Isabel Hall Building, Tzannes Associates, 2007

· Commendation, RAIA (NSW Chapter) Sustainable Architecture, Isabel Hall Building, Tzannes Associates, 2007

· Winner, Board of Architects Prize, Year 6, UTS, 2004

· Winner, Board of Architects Prize, Year 4, UTS, 2002

· Winner, Board of Architects Prize, Year 2, UTS, 2000

· Winner, Board of Architects Prize, Year 1, UTS, 1999

· Winner, Edward Alexander Memorial Prize, Year 1, UTS, 1999

· Winner, Chroma Australia Print Prize, 1997

· Winner, Lawdex Excellence in Printmaking Prize, 1996



Portfolio - Selected Photographic Projects

· 2017 - Roseville House - for Plus Minus Design

· 2017 - Small Sculptural Shoot - for James Gardiner Artist

· 2017 - Optus Retail Interior - for Unita Constructions

· 2017 - Neutral Bay Duplex - for Touchstone Constructions

· 2017 - Randwick Apartment Building - for Tom Cox, Habitat Architects

· 2017 - Barangaroo Office Interior - for Cumberland Building

· 2017 - Bowden St Commercial Building - for Tzannes

· 2017 - Dickson Canberra House - for Erin Owens Architect

· 2015-2017 - Dangrove Art Storage Construction - for White Rabbit Gallery

· 2017 - Naked Duck Café - for H&E Architects

· 2017 - 'This Is Sirius' Art Exhibition Opening - for Save Our Sirius Foundation

· 2017 - Various Residential Projects - for Australian Turntables

· 2017 - Inala Aged Care Housing - for Kennedy Associates

· 2017 - Birchgrove House - for GNC Quality Constructions

· 2017 - Artist Portraits - for Richard Briggs

· 2017 - Sunnyside Ave House, Lilyfield - for Paragrid Architecture

· 2017 - Staff Portraits - for Cumberland Building

· 2017 - Office Interior, Rushcutters Bay - for Cumberland Building

· 2017 - Bilgola Studio - for Tzannes

· 2017 - International House, Barangaroo - for Tzannes

· 2017 - Commercial Interior, George St Sydney - for Cumberland Building

· 2017 - Private Residence, Drummoyne - for Tzannes

· 2017 - Private Residence, Artarmon - for Habitat Architects

· 2017 - Private Residence, Woollahra - for Tzannes

· 2017 - Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park Cemetery, Matraville - for Habitat Architects

· 2017 - Apartment Interior, Double Bay - for Tzannes

· 2016 - Inner West House, Petersham - for Leenders Cottier Architects

· 2016 - Inner West House, Dulwich Hill - for Valencic & Associates

· 2016 - Artist's Poolside Studio, Vaucluse - for Potter & Wilson

· 2016 - Sculptural Installation, Sculpture By The Sea - for Nicole Larkin

· 2016 - Grid Installation, Sydney Architectural Festival - for Carter Williamson Architects

· 2016 - International House, Barangaroo - for Tzannes

· 2016 - Timber Cottage, Como - for Carter Williamson Architects

· 2016 - Oxford St House, Newtown - for Valencic Associates

· 2016 - Sunnyside Ave House, Lilyfield - for Paragrid Architecture

· 2016 - Streatfield Rd House, Bellevue Hill - for Ciolino Constructions

· 2016 - Zen House, Darlinghurst - for Paul King Construction

· 2016 - Nelson St House, Annandale - for Carter Williamson Architects

· 2016 - Staff Portraiture - for H&E Architects

· 2016 - Balmain East House - for Leenders Cottier Architects

· 2016 - Gerrale St Kitchen, Cronulla - for H&E Architects

· 2016 - Huxley's Bar, Caringbah - for H&E Architects

· 2016 - Ugly Pizza, Caringbah - for H&E Architects

· 2016 - Robina Apartment Interior - for Jill & Barry Jones

· 2015 - Bellevue Hotel, Paddington - for H&E Architects

· 2015 - Warehouse Demolition, Alexandria - for White Rabbit Gallery

· 2015 - Boutique Apartment Building, Randwick - for Habitat Architects

· 2015 - Apartment Interior, Marrickville - for Binghi Lamerton

· 2015 - Oxford St Commerical Precinct, Paddington - for H&E Architects

· 2015 - Infill Residential Units, Stanmore - for Kennedy Associates Architects

· 2015 - Grand Duk Café & Restaurant, Grosvenor Place Sydney - for H&E Architects

· 2015 - Care Facility, Guildford - for Kennedy Associates Architects

· 2015 - Community Housing, Potts Hill - for Kennedy Associates Architects

· 2015 - Botanic Garden Picnic & Amenities Shelters, Mt Annan - for Kennedy Associates Architects

· 2015 - Anderson Park Amenities, Neutral Bay - for Kennedy Associates Architects

· 2015 - Coronation Centre, Prince Alfred Park - for Kennedy Associates Architects

· 2015 - King St Rockdale Apartments - for Kennedy Associates Architects

· 2015 - Sandstone House, Balmain - for Carter Williamson Architects

· 2015 - Gaden, Holdsworth Community Centre, Woollahra - for Kennedy Associates Architects

· 2015 - Newport House - for Carter Williamson Architects

· 2015 - Dulwich Hill House - for Carter Williamson Architects

· 2015 - Burwood Apartments - for Kennedy Associates Architects

· 2015 - Lane Cove House - for Hon Briggs Design

· 2015 - Ashbury House - for Valencic + Associates

· 2015 - Marrickville House - for Leenders Cottier Architects

· 2015 - City of Sydney Street Furniture - for Tzannes Associates

· 2015 - Portraiture - for Perspective Projects

· 2015 - Narrabeen House - for The Guthrie Project

· 2014 - Lilyfield House - for Potter & Wilson Architects

· 2014 - Avalon House - for Scope Architects

· 2014 - Balgowlah House - for Scope Architects

· 2014 - Monterey House - for Perspective Projects

· 2014 - Staff Portraits - for GNC Quality

· 2014 - Malabar Engagement Party - for Shaun & Larissa

· 2014 - Irving St Brewery, Timelapse Sequences - for Tzannes Associates

· 2014 - Leura Loo - for Welsh + Major Architects

· 2014 - Darling Point Interior - for Gazy Architecture

· 2014 - Newtown Warehouse Conversion - for William Drew & pmdBuild

· 2013 - Cabarita House - for GNC Quality

· 2013 - Coolum Art Walk Screen - for Carl Holder

· 2013 - Birchgrove House - for GNC Quality

· 2013 - Ashfield Apartment Interior - for Adam Brewer

· 2013 - Warrawee Residence - for Georgina Wilson Architect

· 2013 - Stanmore Apartment Interior - for The Guthrie Project

· 2013 - Paddington Residence - for Valencic Associates

· 2013 - Tenandry - for Mury Architects

· 2013 - Abbotsford Apartment Interior - for Adam Brewer

· 2012 - YHA Hostel, The Rocks, Sydney - for Tzannes Associates

· 2012 - Woollahra Terrace House - for Tzannes Associates

· 2012 - Wedding, Riversdale - for Michael & Alison

· 2012 - Yatte Yattah House - for Tzannes Associates

· 2012 - Bellevue Hill Residence - for Tzannes Associates

· 2012 - Enmore Apartment Interior - for The Guthrie Project

· 2012 - Cranbrook Junior School - for Tzannes Associates

· 2012 - Our Lady of Mercy College Parramatta - for Tzannes Associates

· 2012 - Double Bay Townhouses - for Tzannes Associates

· 2011 - Mosman Residence - for Tzannes Associates

· 2011 - Kirribilli Apartment Interior - for Tzannes Associates

· 2011 - Edgecliff Residence - for Tzannes Associates

· 2009 - Double Bay Residential Interior - for Tzannes Associates

· 2009 - Pearl Beach House - for Tzannes Associates

· 2009 - Apartment Building & Interior, North Bondi - for Tzannes Associates

· 2009 - Stonecutters Apartment Building, Pyrmont - for Tzannes Associates

· 2008 - Quay Grand Apartment Interior, Sydney - for Tzannes Associates

· 2007 - Stanmore Apartment Interior - for The Guthrie Project

· 2007 - Knox on Bowman Apartment Builiding, Pyrmont - for Tzannes Associates

· 2004 - Chippendale Terrace House - for The Guthrie Project





Portfolio - Selected Architectural & Interior Design Projects

· Building Design - Leichhardt Cottage 2017

· Building & Interior Design & Project Management - Lane Cove North House 2015-16

· Documentation Assistant for Batalha Design - Numerous Houses 2015-17

· Building Design - Concord House, Alterations & Additions 2015

· Feasibility Planning & Conceptual Planning - St Leonards Apartments, Great Wall Property Group 2015

· Feasibility Planning & Conceptual Planning - Mann St Gosford Apartments, Great Wall Property Group 2015

· Feasibility Planning & Conceptual Planning - Erina St Gosford Apartments, Great Wall Property Group 2015

· Interior Design - Erskineville Townhouse, Interiors 2015

· Feasibility Planning & Conceptual Planning - Campbelltown Apartments, Great Wall Property Group 2015

· Building & Interior Design & Project Management - Narrabeen House, Alterations & Additions 2014

· Building Design - Caringbah House, Alterations & Additions 2014

· Building Design - Darling Pt House, External Alterations & Additions 2014

· Owner, Designer & Builder for The Guthrie Project - Stanmore Apartment Interior 2013

· Building & Interior Design & Site Advice - Marrickville House 2013

· Documentation Assistant for Potter & Wilson - Camperdown House 2013

· Project Architect for Tzannes Associates - Point Piper Boat House & Home Office 2013

· Project Architect for Tzannes Associates - Macquarie St Apartments, Competition Stage 2013

· Project Architect for Tzannes Associates - Woollahra Terrace Additions 2012

· Owner, Designer & Builder for The Guthrie Project - Enmore Apartment Interior 2012

· Building Designer & Site Hand - Engadine House 2011-17

· Project Architect for Tzannes Associates - Bellevue Hill Residence 2011-12

· Project Architect for Tzannes Associates - Double Bay Townhouses 2010-11

· Project Architect for Tzannes Associates - Kirribilli Apartment Interior 2010

· Project Architect for Tzannes Associates - Double Bay Residence 2009

· Project Architect for Tzannes Associates - Potts Point Apartment Building 2008-09

· Project Architect for Tzannes Associates - North Bondi Apartment Interior 2008

· Project Architect for Tzannes Associates - North Bondi Apartment Building 2008

· Project Architect for Tzannes Associates - Edgecliff Residence 2002-08

· Owner, Designer & Builder for The Guthrie Project - Stanmore Apartment Interior 2006-07

· Project Architect for Tzannes Associates - Pearl Beach Residence 2006-08

· Project Architect for Tzannes Associates - Copacabana Beach House 2004-05

· Competition & Documentation Architect for Tzannes Associates - Allens Arthur Robinson Office Interior 2004-05

· Design & Documentation Architect for Tzannes Associates - St Catherine's Senior School Waverley 2004-05

· Documentation Architect for Tzannes Associates - Rose Bay Duplex 2004-05

· Design & Documentation Architect for Tzannes Associates - Toowoon Bay Interior 2004-05

· Urban Planning for Tzannes Associates - Lawson Masterplan Canberra 2004-05

· Building Design for The Guthrie Project - Chippendale Terrace House 2003-04

· Urban Planning for Tzannes Associates - Kiaora Lands Double Bay 2003-04

· Documentation Architect for Tzannes Associates - Clovelly Residence 2003-04

· Documentation Architect for Tzannes Associates - Woollahra Residence 2002-03

· Documentation Architect for Tzannes Associates - Centennial Park Residence 2002

· Design & Documentation Architect for Tzannes Associates - Clifton Gardens Residence 2001-02

· Design & Documentation Architect for Tzannes Associates - Point Piper Residence 2001-03

· Documentation Architect for Tzannes Associates - Woollahra Residence 2001-02

· Project Architect for NSW Department of Public Works & Services - Ultimo Public School 2000-01

· Architectural Assistant for NSW Department of Public Works & Services - Mt. Annan High School 2001

· Architectural Assistant for NSW Department of Public Works & Services - Sydney Cove Passenger Terminal Upgrade 2001

· Architectural Assistant for NSW Department of Public Works & Services - Emu Plains Women's Transitional Correctional Centre 2000

· Architectural Assistant for NSW Department of Public Works & Services - The St George School 2000

· Architectural Assistant for NSW Department of Public Works & Services - Cherrybrook High School 2000

· Architectural Assistant for NSW Department of Public Works & Services - Cudgegong Valley Public School 2000





Portfolio - Selected Web Projects

· The Guthrie Project - http://TheGuthrieProject.com - last updated 2016

· The Annandale Institute - http://annandaleInstitute.com - relaunched 2017

· Hagan Built - http://www.haganbuilt.com - launched late 2015

· Welsh + Major - http://welshmajor.com - launched late 2015

· Perspective Projects - http://perspectiveProjects.com.au - last updated 2016 - site / business name no longer in operation

· Institute for Emotionally Focused Therapy - http://EFTherapy.com - last updated 2016

· Wise Willow Tree - http://WiseWillowTree.com.au - launched late 2014, site / business no longer in operation

· The Leotard - http://theLeotard.com.au - launched late 2014

· OIKOS Architects - http://Oikos.com.au - last updated 2014

· TK Legal - http://TKlegal.com - launched 2014

· GNC Quality - http://gncQuality.com.au - launched 2014

· Phoenix Music - http://PhoenixMusic.com.au - launched 2014

· Cutting Edge Carpentry - http://cutting-edge-carpentry.com - launched 2013

· Flowers For Kate - http://FlowersForKate.com - last updated 2016

· Scope Architects - http://ScopeArchitects.com.au - launched 2013

· Valencic + Associates - http://Valencic.com.au - launched 2013

· Clive Guthrie - http://Clive.TheGuthrieProject.com - launched 2013

· Happy Yogi - http://TidaHappyYogi.com - last updated 2016

· Batalha Design - http://BatalhaDesign.com - launched 2013

· Tzannes Associates Intranet - private internal intranet site - last updated by BLG 2013

· Tzannes Associates Website - original site now superseded - last updated by BLG 2007

· Simpson Design Associates - original site now superseded - last updated by BLG 2009

· Occupational Therapy for Kids - site no longer in operation - last updated 2007

· Welsh + Major, Architects - original site now superseded - last updated by BLG 2005

· Beyond Secret Sydney - site no longer in operation - last updated 2003

· Spark, Experimental Drawing Project - site no longer in operation - last updated 2001

· Paragrid Architecture - original site now superseded - last updated by BLG 2001

· Distress World - site no longer in operation - last updated 2000





Portfolio - Exhibitions & Publications

· 'This is Sirius' Exhibition, National Trust Centre, Observatory Hill NSW - 2017

· Photography for Carter Williamson Architects in 'Balmain Sandstone Cottage / Carterwilliamson Architects' - Design Boom, Dec 2015

· Photography for Carter Williamson Architects in 'Balmain Sandstone Cottage / Carterwilliamson Architects' - Arch Daily, Dec 2015

· Photography for Mury Architects in 'House & Garden Top 50 Rooms 2013' - House & Garden, Nov 2013

· Photography for Tzannes Associates in 'A Quiet Bush House a World Away from Babble' - SMH Domain, 2013

· 'RAIA Architectural Graduates' Student Exhibition, Tusculum NSW - 2005

· 'EXIT' Student Exhibition, UTS Gallery, Ultimo NSW - 2004

· 'Spark', TAP Gallery, Darlinghurst, NSW - 2001

· 'Architecture and Water; UIA/UNESCO', Tunis Tunisia - 2001

· 'Future Projects', UTS Gallery, Ultimo NSW - 2000

· 'Future Projects', UTS Gallery, Ultimo NSW - 1999

· 'Heavy Tread', Gitte Weisse Room 35 Gallery, Darlinghurst NSW - 1998

· 'Intersections; Australian Perspecta, Between Art and Nature', College of Fine Arts, Paddington NSW - 1997

· 'Alive', CoFA Gallery, Paddington, NSW - 1997

· 'Printmaking Exchange', Middlesex School of Art, Middlesex England - 1997

· 'Unfinished Business', CoFA Gallery, Paddington NSW - 1997

· 'The Graduating Students Exhibition', College of Fine Arts, Paddington NSW - 1997

· 'Hatched; Healthway National Graduate Show and Symposium 1997', Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Perth WA - 1997

· 'The 21st Annual Shell Fremantle Print Award', Fremantle Arts Centre WA - 1996

· 'New Portraiture', Works Gallery, Paddington NSW - 1996

· 'Making Whoopee; Graduating Students Exhibition', College of Fine Arts, Paddington NSW - 1996

· 'Josef Lebovic Print Prize', Works Gallery, Paddington NSW - 1995





Portfolio - Collected Works

· UNSW Library Art Collection

· College of Fine Arts Collection

· Forays Art Consultants Collection

· Australian Parliament House / ArtBank Collection

· Various private art collections




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