Ian Downing


Ian has built a reputation for his strong leadership and results driven excellence.  He is a natural problem solver with exceptional decision making, contract procurement and administration skills.  

About Ian

Ian is a well-regarded leader with proven strengths in successfully directing large and complex projects where the combination of his management skills and passion for achieving high quality design solutions come to the fore. Ian has specialist expertise in healthcare, retail and commercial projects. 


  • Recently Project Director of Architecture for the $1.76bn Gold Coast University Hospital.
  • Registered as an Architect in Queensland, Victoria and New South Wales.
  • Proven strength successfully leading large and complex projects.
  • Design expertise in health care, retail and commercial projects.

Gold Coast University Hospital

The Gold Coast University hospital establishes a new benchmark for the delivery of health care facilities in Queensland and Australia.


The Wesley East Wing

The Wesley hospital is one of Brisbane’s largest hospitals with 550 beds. PDT+STH were commissioned to provide health planning and design for the East Wing Project.


Prince Charles Paediatric Emergency Centre

PDT met the challenge of designing an emergency building and the expansion and redevelopment of the paediatric centre and emergency care for the Prince Charles Hospital