It is with great pleasure that Lovell Chen announces three senior appointments. Conservation architect Christophe Loustau has been elevated to associate principal, and architect Duong Tran and heritage landscape consultant Michael Cook have been appointed associates. Congratulations to all three.
[ Christophe Loustau, Duong Tran and Michael Cook : photos Trevor Mein and Lovell Chen ]
Christophe Loustau trained in France, and his qualifications include a Masters degree in historic preservation. He joined Lovell Chen more than five years ago. Since then, he has demonstrated exceptional team leadership and conservation and project management skills. He leads the delivery of major projects, such as the recent exterior conservation works at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre and the newly-completed upgrade/conservation works at Her Majesty’s Theatre, Ballarat.
Duong (Zeng) Tran joined the practice in 2016. He has been increasingly taking on project management roles and responsibility for project delivery. His elevation to associate is in recognition of his developing skills in architecture and conservation. Trained in Singapore, where he worked for a time as an architectural assistant, at Lovell Chen he contributes to the delivery of new-build, conservation and adaptive reuse projects.
Michael Cook is from Toronto, where he gained a Masters degree in landscape architecture. Working with our heritage team, he contributes his skills to all aspects of heritage analysis and strategic planning, focusing in particular on landscape. He joined the practice in 2018 and his appointment as associate underlines his growing abilities in working on the strategic aspects of large scale urban and infrastructure projects involving heritage.