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Reiné Williams 


Reiné joined the Light House team in 2017. Born in Canberra, Reine is a graduate of the University of Canberra and a registered Architect. She has spent the last 12 years working in residential design in the Canberra region for firms including DNA Architects and Allan Spira Architects. She has worked on projects ranging from multi-million dollar townhouse developments down to a tiny house (9m²!) she designed at Uni and received a commendation for in the ACT affordable, sustainable, delightful housing competition.

Reiné is also a qualified home energy assessor and has a strong background in science from her high school days. She spent 10 years through high school and University working as a special programs assistant at Questacon, the National Science and Technology Centre.

Reiné and her husband have spent the last three years living in and fully renovating their original condition 1960’s home in Belconnen whilst simultaneously starting a family. She understands first-hand the challenges our clients face balancing family, work, decision making and budget during a renovation project.

 

Qualifications

Building Thermal Performance Assessment (Residential) - BERS Pro 4.2

Master of Architecture, University of Canberra

Bachelor of Applied Science (Architecture), University of Canberra

 

Committees

AIA Small Practice Architects Group, ACT Chapter

ACT Sustainability Committee

AIA Emerging Architects Committee, ACT Chapter

 

Work experience

2015-2017 | Project Architect, Dowse Norwood and Associates (DNA)

2007-2010/2012-2015 | Project Architect, Allan Spira Architect (ASA)

2012-2015 | Energy Assessor and Architect, Reiné Roberts Energy + Design (RRED)

2010/2011 | Graduate Architect, Francis-Jones Morehen Thorpe (FJMT)

2008 | Community housing project, RRAD Design in collaboration with Community Housing Canberra

2007/2008 | Draftsperson, Rovera Scaffolding

2006/2007 | Student of Architecture, Geoff Driscoll Architects (GDA)

 

Awards

2008 | Student Commendation: Affordable, Sustainable, Delightful Housing Competition