Sarah Hill is a founding principal of Hill Thalis Architecture + Urban Projects Pty Ltd, established first as a partnership with Philip Thalis in 1992. Sarah has more than 30 years’ experience working as an architect across various areas including residential and commercial with interest in heritage research paired with adaptive re-use, such as the Giles Gym project on Coogee’s northern headland.
Hill Thalis Architecture + Urban Projects Pty Ltd is a long standing, independent practice working across the fields of architecture and city making, with particular experience in urban design, infrastructure, feasibility studies, a range of residential types from high density apartments to individual dwellings, seniors living, buildings for community use, public domain works, heritage interpretation and adaptive re-use projects. Hill Thalis has successfully completed many projects and commissions for a wide range of government and private sector clients and has received many industry awards.
Sarah enjoys working on the day to day running of the practice. Sarah graduated with Honours from the University of Sydney, winning the Ormonoid Prize. Prior to establishing Hill Thalis partnership, Sarah worked in a number of high profile Sydney practices on a wide range of project types, including with Mitchell Giurgola and Thorp (1989 – 1992) and with Lewin Tzannes Pty Ltd (1986 – 1989). Sarah has worked on a variety of projects, including the Federation Pavilion in Centennial Park and the Harrison House, designed in association with Glenn Murcutt.