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The University of New South Wales has honoured the achievements of Alec Tzannes with the degree of Doctor of the University honoris causa.

The full citation delivered by Professor Helen Lochhead can be read here.

Citation excerpt-

Alec’s impact on the UNSW community and society more generally are immeasurable, and his leadership and design work have undoubtedly enhanced the quality of life of our communities and the public discourse on how architecture and design can make our cities better. As an academic and thought leader in his field, Alec believes that architecture has a social purpose and can fundamentally improve the liveability, sustainability and productivity of cities. As a practitioner, his architectural work exemplifies quality, refinement and integrity contributing positively to improving places through design of enduring cultural and material value.