Peter Lovell is a founding director of Melbourne based practice, Lovell Chen Architects and Heritage Consultants. Over the past 30 plus years he has led a multidisciplinary award-winning team specialising in all facets of the conservation of the built environment. Major adaptive reuse projects completed by the office in more recent years include the adaptation of the former Emily McPherson Domestic Sciences building, now the new Graduate School of Law and Business at RMIT University, and the new home for Circus Oz located in the old Collingwood Technical College. Major conservation projects have included works to the former Goods Shed No 2 in Docklands, the State Library, Government House, the ANZ Gothic Bank and the Royal Exhibition Building. At a personal level a focus of Peter’s work over more recent time has been in providing advice on development projects in Melbourne’s central city area and beyond. These projects have included the redevelopment of the Myer Bourke Street store, the Hotel Windsor redevelopment and new BHP headquarters building at 171 Collins Street. Peter is a longstanding member of Australia ICOMOS and an honorary fellow of the Australian Institute of Architects.