Kristen Whittle

Bates Smart, Director | Melbourne, Australia


Kristen Whittle has a Masters of Architecture from SCI-Arc, Los Angeles and became a Director of Bates Smart, 2005. Kristen won multiple awards for The Royal Children’s Hospital; including the AIA Victorian Architecture Medal, AIA National Award and the World Architecture Award for Health. His tall building work includes the slender residential tower Collins House, the recently completed luxury residential tower 35 Spring Street, the office tower 171 Collins Street, Capital Grand mixed-use development and the upcoming 85 Spring Street. Kristen is leading the design for the VRC Club Stand at Flemington Racecourse and the Australian Embassy in Washington DC.


Annual Conference, Presenter (Australia 2017)


30 October 2017

Guy Lake, Katie Rathbone, Philip Vivian & Kristen Whittle, Bates Smart

With nearly 90% of its population expected to live in its state-capital cities by 2053, Australia is on track to become one of the world’s...


17 October 2016

Kristen Whittle, Bates Smart

Collins House Melbourne, the newest super slim tower to hit the global stage, will be the most slender tower in Australia and the fourth globally....