Queensland Government Architect
Leah Lang, is an experienced Strategic Design Advisor and award-winning registered architect, Fellow of the Institute of Architects and the current Queensland Government Architect.
Along with her Office she is currently advising Government on Housing, Olympics, Health and Economic Development policy and projects. She previously served as the Gold Coast City Architect, which is Australia’s sixth-largest city and the nation’s second-largest Local Government Authority. Here, Leah oversaw city-wide design and planning policy and implementation, including the HOTA Cultural precinct and final stages of the 2018 Commonwealth Games’ venues.
With over 25 years of experience, Leah is undaunted by large-scale, complex and ambitious projects. Among her greatest strengths is her ability to unify disparate stakeholders and bring cohesion to oft-competing interests for innovations in city-shaping.
Leah’s leadership and expertise is utilised through appointments to multiple high-profile design boards, panels and juries. Collectively, she leverages all of these roles to advocate and facilitate high-quality, place-responsive design and heritage outcomes.