Sarah Lynn Rees is a Palawa woman descending from the Plangermaireener and Trawlwoolway people of north-east Tasmania.
Awarded the Charlie Perkins scholarship, Sarah attended the University of Cambridge where she produced a thesis on Indigenous housing in remote Australian communities and graduated with an MPhil in Architecture and Urban Design.
Having worked in London and now back in Birrarunga (Melbourne), Sarah practices at Jackson Clements Burrows Architects; delivers program consultation and curation for the BLAKitecture series at MPavilion; along with various teaching roles across the Melbourne metropolitan Universities.
Sarah is passionate about Indigenising the built environment and advocating for protocols and processes which respect and celebrate Country. Sarah also sits on EmAGN; the AIA Editorial Committee; the National Trust Landscape Reference Group; the National Trust Aboriginal Advisory Group and various other committees.