Jet O’Rourke is a design focused architect educated at the University of South Australia.
Since beginning his architectural studies, Jet has been committed to achieving work of a high distinction across all areas to the extent that in 2011 he was awarded the Hames Sharley Prize for Architecture in the final year of his Bachelor of Architectural Studies, and the University of South Australia Medal for academic achievement. As Jet’s strengths cover; conceptual design, model making, Revit/ Cad and hand drawing, his contribution within a studio environment is significant as his skills allow him to present designs of a high level of quality. Jet’s visual communication and illustration skills in addition are highly developed from his previous studies in this field at UniSA following his schooling.
Jet has experience working in various phases of project delivery from schematic design to contract documentation across a variety of building types including residential; multi- residential, commercial, and education projects. Jet’s strong engagement with architectural research has also been instrumental in the execution of feasibility and master planning projects. During his time at Phillips/Pilkington Architects in 2012- 2013, Jet employed his expertise in the area of Australian modernist architecture to heritage projects by architects Robin Boyd, in addition to Dickson and Platten.
Following his completion of a Master of Architecture at the University of South Australia in 2013, Jet was the awarded the Hodgkison Graduate Prize for excellence in the final studio of the Masters program, and the Architecture Practice Board of S.A.’s 2013 Travelling Prize in Architecture.
Jet is an Architect and Associate with Cumulus Studio, and a sessional tutor at The University of South Australia.