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Build Hatch Podcast

Aug 11, 2023

In this episode of the Build Hatch Podcast, we had the opportunity to hear from Dean Dyson from Dean Dyson Architects

In this episode we talk about:

  • Dean is from England and spent his childhood growing up near Manchester.
  • After graduating school, Dean was interested in structural expressionism and really wanted to work for Grimshaw Architects.
  • Landing a job in the Grimshaw Melbourne office cemented his passion for architecture. So, Dean moved back to England to complete his studies before returning to Australia.
  • Working for Grimshaw Architects and collaborating with others was a really enjoyable part of the process for him.
  • Knowing he wanted to create his own ideas, Dean started out on his own with a small Pool house here in Melbourne.
  • The ‘Edge House’ and coming up with different concepts and trusting Dean to make good choices for them.
  • The ‘Cloud House’ in Malvern, Melbourne which was a residential knockdown and re-build
  • Dean says, ‘Design follow you around’ and he spends his spare time filling his inspiration tank.
  • Dean takes a moment to reflect, not something he often does, and shares the big lessons.
  • Building culture within Dyson Architects and the importance of ‘challenging the norm’.
  • The future goals and aspirations for Dean and his studio.
  • Managing the growth of Dyson Architects and pivoting.
  • Dean’s ultimate dream for the future.


Sit back and enjoy this helpful interview with Dean Dyson, from Dean Dyson Architects.



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