Louise St. John Kennedy

1. How and when you first met Harry Roseman
– On a visit to NY from Perth Australia, Harrison, my son and I caught up with our old friends Bill Finn + Arthur Salvadore. At their apartment in Riverside in NY I commented on a painting by Catherine. We were going to the country together to see their new house. On the way we stopped for lunch with Harry and Catherine.

2. A statement about your work and/or a brief autobiographical statement.
– DRAFT MEDIA STATEMENT – MINISTER FOR PLANNING AND INFRASTRUCTURE – WA GOVERNMENT. New Board Member appointed to LandCorp Leading architect Louise St John Kennedy has been appointed to the Board of LandCorp (the Western Australian Land Authority). Planning and Infrastructure Minister Alannah MacTiernan said Ms St John Kennedy brought a wealth of experience in architecture design, especially in medium density urban development to LandCorp’s Board. “Ms St John Kennedy has a unique perspective with degrees in both psychology and architecture, leading to an intense interest in how people use public spaces as well as community, sustainability and social justice issues. “These are issues of vital importance to the range of projects in which LandCorp is involved. “She is committed to good quality built environment and has received numerous design awards from the Royal Australian Institute of Architects, the Fremantle Award and the prestigious National Robin Boyd Award for architecture. “She is a founding member of the Australian Architecture Association and past board member of the Architects Board of Western Australia, a Royal Australian Institute of Architects chapter councillor, and a founding board member of the Perth Institute of Contemporary Art. “I welcome her to the Board of LandCorp and wish her all the best with her appointment.”

— April, 2008

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