Tributes paid as Australian hotel architect Kerry Hill dies, aged 75

by Luke Cloherty | 28 Aug 2018

Australian architect Kerry Hill, famous for his numerous award-winning hotels, has died, aged 75.

The Australian Institute of Architects' Gold Medal-winning architect lost his battle with cancer on Sunday, leaving behind a legacy of hotels including the Datai Langkawi in Malaysia and Amankora in Bhutan.

Australian Institute of Architects acting national president Richard Kirk paid his respects to Hill, saying: "Kerry was one of Australia's most renowned architects and he will be sorely missed by many.

"The significance of the work is that it responds sensitively to place through melding the local craft traditions, and cultural and climatic sensibilities of the east, with the technical precision of the modernist traditions."

Hill founded his practice, Kerry Hill Architects, in 1979 and was made an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in 2012.

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Australian architect Kerry Hill, famous for his numerous award-winning hotels, has died, aged 75. The Australian Institute of Architects' Gold Medal-winning architect lost his battle with cancer on Sunday, leaving behind a legacy of hotels including the Datai Langkawi in Malaysia and Amankora in Bhutan. Australian Institute of Architects acting national president Richard Kirk paid his respects to Hill, saying: "Kerry was one of Australia's most renowned architects and he
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