Gavin Kain, Director / Cross Portfolio Design Lead, Hames Sharley

Over the last 25 years, Gavin Kain has been part of the leadership and delivery of several global projects, including involvement in the Christchurch Blueprint team, the Adelaide Convention Centre, New Zealand International Convention Centre, CoEx Dubai, and his role as Government Advisor for ICC Sydney.

He has also led and been part of teams developing major urban regeneration projects in Vancouver, Sydney, Melbourne, London, Dubai, Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington, and Adelaide.

Gavin has led projects that have received significant industry and community recognition, including the 2018 World Architecture Festival (WAF) award for Lincoln Hub (Joint Design Leader), the World Architecture News (WAN) award for the Tonsley Main Assembly Building (MAB) mixed-use redevelopment and won the 2015 World Architecture News (WAN) award for Urban Design for the Christchurch Earthquake Blueprint.

Aligned with Hames Sharley’s overarching purpose, Gavin is committed to enhancing the lives of Australian communities and is passionate about creating places people want to be in.

​NSW Registered Architect 9521