David Tordoff | Studio Director
Hayball | Australia

David Tordoff, Studio Director, Hayball

A Director at Hayball, David plays a key role in the practice’s national education and commercial projects, working with state governments and private clients. With a deep understanding of site contexts, education design and communities, he has led multiple award-winning education and civic commissions that are recognised as exemplars in learning environment planning and community alignment. 

Nationally recognised for design excellence, David’s work is a recipient of the prestigious Australian Institute of Architects Sulman Medal and numerous accolades from the Learning Environments Australasia (LEA). He is sitting member of North Sydney Design Excellence Panel and a juror for the 2020 LEA NSW Awards. 


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Designing Buildings to enhance pedagogy: A case study of the Solais Project at Domremy College, Five Dock, NSW

Sydney Catholic Schools, Domremy College and Hayball have partnered in an exemplar process as part of the creation of new learning spaces at the College.Led by Vivienne Awad and David Tordoff the case study recounts the stories and experiences of an in-depth co-creation process.Set over the last five years this unique learning journey included movie nights, tours, briefing, workshops, research, prototyping and iterative design feedback.The journey ultimately culminates in the creation of a new bespoke learning environment that includes a year 7 & 8 hub and library at the College.
last published: 08/Nov/20 22:25 GMT
last published: 08/Nov/20 22:25 GMT
last published: 08/Nov/20 22:25 GMT

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