SPONSOR: Peter Lee, Director -Hassell Ltd
April is a graduate of architecture in the Perth HASSELL studio after winning all three academic prizes at the conclusion of her studies, including the 2011 HASSELL award. Since joining HASSELL April has worked across a diverse range and scale of projects, with involvement from conceptual design through to documentation. These vary from city defining projects such as the New Museum of WA competition bid team to smaller scale heritage adaptive reuse proposals such as the current apartment conversion to a heritage listed building in the prominent West End of Fremantle. Parallel with architecture and planning April is an active artist in WA. Her most recent work is being shown at this year’s Cottesloe annual exhibition; Sculpture by the Sea. The STM’s first edition for the year nominated April as #63 of WA’s top 100 people, places and trends to shape 2017.