Paul Brace
Crone Architects

Paul Brace is a creative professional who works across interior and architectural design. He has leadership experience on award-winning projects of all scales.

His work practice encompasses all aspects of the creative process; from the setting of conceptual direction and design development, though to project delivery and site management. Paul works seamlessly with the Crone architectural team from the beginning of the design process. He gives equal weighting to interior space resolution and experiences.

Paul has had a career that has seen him working at many of Australia’s best practices. As well as running his own firm, Paul’s portfolio covers all aspects of the built environment. Multi residential, individual houses, offices, retail, hotels, aged care and also courts, all project types are within his abilities. This broad approach to design is due to his fundamental belief in the value of design and it’s contribution to improve the social sphere.

Paul Brace also currently serves on the Course Advisory Committee for the Sydney Design Institute giving him an active role in the broader culture of design practice and education across Australia.

‘Paul is one of those incredible designers who bring something amazing to every project they engage with. Sophisticated, complex, refined and always elegant…’

Gillian Serisier, Co-Editor (inside) magazine


  • AIA NSW Architecture Award for Residential Architecture – Multiple Housing – Griffiths Teas
  • AIA QLD Architecture Regional Award for Sunshine Coast House of the Year Sunshine Beach House
  • RAIA Greenway Award for Conservation – Jones Bay Wharf
  • AIA QLD State Chapter Awards: Job & Froud Award for Residential Architecture: Multiple Housing
Champions of Change Architects

Paul Brace is a Member of the Champions of Change Architects Group established in 2015 in partnership with the Australian Institute of Architects. The group is committed to working together to proactively address the issue of gender equality, and women’s representation in leadership in Australian architecture practices, and across the profession.