Robert Graham
Studio Director
BA Arch B Arch (Hons) AIA

Rob is an experienced architect focused on the design and delivery of high quality large scale residential, commercial and hospitality projects. Joining Bates Smart in 2001 as a project architect in the Melbourne Studio Rob relocated to the Sydney Studio in 2002 and was appointed a Studio Director in 2015.

With an extensive knowledge of construction, documentation and project delivery across many sectors Rob has been responsible for producing many high quality and award winning design outcomes throughout his career, such as The Kensington Colleges at UNSW and The Canberra Airport Hotel which have both been recognised with National Architecture Awards.

As a Studio Director of the Bates Smart Sydney Studio Rob now oversees the process of project delivery to ensure that Bates Smart projects are consistent high quality outcomes for all project stakeholders. Clients appreciate Rob’s solutions based approach to design, his technical knowledge and his ability to effectively communicate with all stakeholders from corporate level to construction teams. Rob is actively involved with developing new processes and systems within the studio to more effectively deliver architectural services.