Eminent Australian architect Philip Cox graduated from Sydney University with honours in architecture in 1962, founding his own company, Philip Cox and Associates, in 1967. His practice, informed by the principles of structure, craft, art and nature, has delivered a multitude of iconic projects both in Australia and abroad, including the Marina Bay redevelopment in Singapore, AAMI Park in Melbourne, the National Maritime Museum of China and the Yulara Tourist Resort in Australia's red centre. Philip has received numerous awards in recognition of his contribution to architecture, including the Royal Australian Institute of Architects (RAIA) Gold Medal in 1984, Life Fellowship to the RAIA in 1987 and an Honorary Fellowship of the American Institute of Architects, also in 1987. In 1988, he was awarded an Order of Australia for services to architecture. He is a keen painter and art collector.