Marilyn Howden

Senior Architect at Griffiths Architects.

With over 14 years of experience in heritage practice including anextensive portfolio of diverse projects throughout Western Australia, Marilyn completed a Masters degree in Architecture at the University of Western Australia and maintains a strong passion for excellent architectural outcomes and innovation in her work.

Marilyn works closely with clients and stakeholders to ensure the significance of historic places is managed with sensitivity so future potential is realised. Marilyn is experienced in architectural design, documentation and contract administration including heritage services; the preparation of Conservation Management Plans, Strategies, heritage studies, Interpretation Plans, Heritage Assessments, Heritage Impact Statements, archival records, heritage planning policies, design guidelines and feasibility studies.

Marilyn’s projects include conservation and adaptation works to Fremantle Prison, Government House, Parliament House, Exchange Hotel Pinjarra, Barracks Arch, Gledden Building Façade Restoration, the reconstruction of the Sandover’s Façade at Enex in Hay Street and the adaptation of the Wearne Hostel in Cottesloe for a residential aged care use.

Marilyn has also undertaken Conservation Works to several houses in the Brookman-Moir Street historic precinct winning the Award of Distinction in the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation.

Marilyn maintains additional professional development outside Griffiths Architects as juror for the WA Architecture Awards.