Senior Heritage Consultant, Architect
Anna Simanowsky, GML Senior Heritage Consultant, is a registered architect. Her qualifications and experience give her a thorough understanding of the opportunities and challenges of working with heritage listed buildings. She has well developed knowledge of how to achieve a successful project outcome that meets both client needs and heritage requirements.
With over 15 years’ experience as a practising architect, the focus of Anna’s work has been on existing buildings, including adaptive re-use. Anna has worked on projects involving restoration and refurbishment, as well as the upgrading of buildings to meet current access and services requirements. Anna’s projects have included a range of educational, cultural, private and commercial buildings, including some of Sydney’s most prestigious heritage places.
Anna’s work at GML has involved the provision of heritage advice and the assessment of heritage impact for a range of projects, from minor additions to large scale commercial developments.
Anna’s heritage interests focus on practical implementation of conservation practice, and the integration of heritage with modern day uses.
Historic and cultural significance can be like a fourth dimension—together, they form part of the soul of a place and help make it unique.
Masters of Heritage Conservation, Sydney University
Registered Architect—NSW Architects Registration Board, Registration No. 6238
Bachelor of Architecture, Newcastle University
B of Science Architecture, Newcastle University