Sarah Hill is a founding principal of Hill Thalis Architecture + Urban Projects, established in 1992. In all, Sarah has over 25 years experience working as an architect.
Sarah has experience in a range of architectural areas including residential, retail, interior, heritage and commercial. Sarah has enjoyed working with the adaptive re-use of existing buildings, combining the retention of their particular character with upgrading.
Projects vary in scale from single dwellings to mixed use development and Sarah also enjoys working on the day to day running of the practice. Sarah undertakes quality assurance reviews of all documentation and prepares specifications for current projects.
Sarah graduated with Honours from Sydney University, winning the Ormonoid Prize. Prior to establishing Hill Thalis, Sarah worked in a number of high profile Sydney practices on a wide range of project types and sizes. With Mitchell Giurgola and Thorp (1989 – 1992), Sarah worked on large commercial projects and on all stages of the Wills Residence at Whale Beach, which won a Merit award from the RAIA. With Lewin Tzannes Pty Ltd (1986 – 1989), Sarah worked on many residential and retail projects, including the Federation Pavilion in Centennial Park, and the internationally published Harrison House (designed in association with Glenn Murcutt) in Queens Park.
She also worked for shorter periods with well known practices including Ken Maher and Jackson Dyke.