Georgia Birks

Associate Editor and Curator, Design Speaks
Architecture Media

Georgia Birks is an associate editor at Architecture Media, a graduate of architecture and a proud descendant of the Birpai, Dunghutti and Kamilaroi people. Prior to her role as associate editor, Georgia assisted the delivery of a range of projects across Queensland, New South Wales and South Australia.

Georgia completed a Bachelor of Architectural Design at the University of Queensland, graduating as valedictorian. During her studies she was awarded the Santos Indigenous Prize and was selected to take part in the Momoyo Kaijima Research Scholarship in Japan. She went on to complete her Master of Architecture at the University of Queensland.

Georgia is passionate about art, architecture and design. She has written a number of reviews, curated industry conferences, participated as a guest university critic and lecturer, and has been a guest speaker on podcasts and panels across Australia. Currently, she is a co-curator for the Asia Pacific Architecture Festival, a member of the Australian Institute of Architects, First Nations Working Group and Cultural Reference Panel and a member of the City of Melbourne’s Design Excellence Advisory Committee.

Interested in
Public speaking, Juries, Sessional teaching or crits, Writing, Mentoring