Ros Magee

Managing Director

Ros is an Architect with a Masters Degree in Project Management. He has worked in the United Kingdom, Europe, Middle East, Asia, Pacific Rim and Australasia.

Ros is Managing Director at Spowers and is responsible for a wide range of projects including award winning sustainable commercial, environment and educational projects, and hospitals, laboratories, apartments and custodial facilities. He has presented extensively both nationally and internationally on sustainable commercial development and is a regular contributor of papers to the sustainability debate.

Amongst his many involvements, Ros is a founding member of the Sustainability Committee of the Property Council of Australia, Victorian Division and has been an advisor to the Federal Government Leaders Group on environmental matters.

Working History

1981 – Current Spowers
1987 Arup Associates Architects London (on secondment from Spowers)
1982 – 1986 Spowers
1980 – 1981 Young Lehmann & Co Pty Ltd
1979 – 1980 University of Melbourne, Department of Architecture
1978 Public Works Department, Project Group Central


Bachelor of Architecture
(First Class Hons) University of Melbourne
Masters of Project Management
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
Registered Architect, Victoria
Property Council of Australia
Deputy Chair, Sustainability Committee
Leadership Victoria
Federal Government Leaders Group on the Environment
Advisor, 2000, 2004
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Anantara, Al Baleed Resort, Salalah, Sultanate Of Oman

Pakenham Racing Club Relocation

One Bahrain, Reef Island


Banyule City Council, Netball Stadium


  • La Trobe University, Theatre and Drama Relocation to Menzies College, Bundoora, VIC
  • Swinburne University, AGSE Innovation Precinct, Refurbishment of L 1 & 2, Hawthorn, VIC
  • Maribyrnong Secondary College, Maribyrnong, VIC
  • Box Hill Institute, Refrigeration and Climate Control Centre of Excellence (RCCC), Elgar Road, Box Hill, VIC
  • St Joan of Arc Primary School, New Learning Centre, Brighton, VIC
  • Box Hill Institute, Building 8, Box Hill, VIC
  • Sacred Heart Primary School, Multipurpose Hall, Sandringham, VIC
  • RMIT, Academic Building 2, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • La Trobe University, Health Sciences Complex, Clinic Building & Lecture Theatres, Bundoora, VIC
  • La Trobe University, Lecture Theaters, Bundoora, VIC
  • La Trobe University, SPELT, Bendigo, VIC
  • Williamstown High School, New School, Williamstown, VIC
  • Holmesglen Institute of TAFE, Furniture Manufacturing and Training Facility, Holmesglen, VIC
  • Harvester College, (formally Australian Technical College), Sunshine, VIC
  • Monash University, Animal Services, Churchill, VIC
  • Pacific Theological College, International Design Competition, Suva, Fiji
  • Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Bundoora, VIC
  • Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Parkville, VIC
  • Bendigo Regional Institute of TAFE, Echuc,a VIC
  • BTC Process Development Laboratories, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Combined Health, Laboratories, Darwin, NT
  • DNRE, ESD Consultant, State Wide
  • DNRE, Laboratories, Snobs Creek, VIC
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Laboratories Relocation, Mont Park, VIC
  • La Trobe University, SPELT, Bendigo, VIC
  • Meadow Lea, Foods Laboratory, Footscra,y VIC
  • Monash University, College of Pharmacy, Parkville, VIC
  • Prince Henry’s Institute of Medical Research, Werribee, VIC
  • Residential School, Penang, Malaysia


  • Department of Justice and Regulation, Dhurringile Prison Medical, Education and Programs Expansion, VIC
  • Department of Justice and Regulation, Loddon Prison Medical Unit Expansion, Castlemaine, VIC
  • Marysville Community Centre, Marysville VIC
  • Banyule Materials Recovery Facility, Bellfield VIC
  • Australian Racing Museum & Hall of Fame, Federation Square, VIC
  • City of Ballarat, Civic Centre, Design Competition, Ballarat VIC (Finalist – 1 of 3)
  • Department of Justice, Feasibility Studies for Metropolitan Assessment Prison, Ararat Prison, Security and Accommodation Upgrade, Eltham Police Station, Warrnambool Court House VIC
  • Department of Justice, Dame Phyllis Frost Centre, Deer Park VIC
  • Department of Justice, Malmsbury Juvenile Justice Centre, Malmsbury VIC
  • Department of Justice, Metropolitan Assessment Prison Upgrade, Melbourne VIC
  • Department of Justice, Port Phillip Prison, Truganina VIC
  • Department of Justice, SA Prisons (PPP), Government Technical Team, SA
  • Department of Justice, South Australian Juvenile Justice Centres, SA
  • Forensicare, Thomas Embling Hospital, Fairfield VIC
  • Paternoster Square (St Paul’s Cathedral), London UK
  • Stonnington City Council, Waste Transfer Station, Malvern VIC
  • Christmas Island Casino, Christmas Island, Australia
  • Charing Cross Station, London UK


  • Mildura Prevention and Recovery Care Services (PARCS), Mildura, VIC
  • Frankston Private Hospital, Frankston, VIC
  • Maribyrnong Medical Centre, Sunshine Campus, VIC
  • Combined Health, Laboratories, Darwin, NT
  • Forensicare, Thomas Embling Hospital, Fairfield VICForensicare, Thomas Embling Hospital, Fairfield, VIC
  • Wellesley Resources: The Gap, QLD; Toowoomba, QLD; Beenleigh Central, QLD; Wynnum Community Health Precinct, QLD
  • Morayfield Community Health Precinct, QLD


  • One Bahrain, Luxury Residential Tower, Manama, Bahrain
  • Reef Island Mater Plan, Manama, Bahrain
  • Anantara, Al Baleed Resort, Salalah, Sultanate Of Oman
  • Marriott Hotel, Al Areen, Manama, Bahrain
  • Duqm Park Inn, Al Wusta, Oman
  • Marriott Resort, Al Waha, Salalah, Oman
  • Como Hotel, South Yarra, VIC
  • Intercontinental Hotel, Muscat, Oman
  • Water Gardens Island Resort, Manama, Bahrain
  • Martha Cove, Marina, Safety Beach, VIC

Sports & Recreation

  • Greyhound Racing Victoria, Greyhound Adoption Program Extension, Seymour, VIC
  • Pakenham Racing Club Relocation, Tynong, VIC
  • Greyhound Racing Victoria, Traralgon Redevelopment, VIC
  • Marysville Community Golf & Bowls Club, Marysville, VIC
  • Banyule City Council, Netball Stadium (NETS), Macleod, VIC
  • Australian Racing Museum & Hall of Fame, Federation Square, VIC
  • North Melbourne Football Club, Feasibility Study North Melbourne, VIC
  • Hainan Racecourse and Equine Precinct, Haikou, Peoples Republic of China
  • Gold Coast Turf Club, Redevelopment & Relocation, QLD
  • Melbourne Racing Club, ‘The Gap’, Caulfield Racecourse, VIC
  • Melbourne Racing Club, Sandown Racecourse, VIC
  • Sakhir Racecourse, Sakhir, Bahrain
  • Curragh Racecourse, Ireland


  • Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne, 486 Albert Street Refurbishment, East Melbourne, VIC
  • 567 Collins Street, Commercial Office Building, Melbourne, VIC
  • CSL Office Building Redevelopment and Cafeteria Extension, Broadmeadows, VIC
  • Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning, Attwood Redevelopment, VIC
  • Metropolitan Fire Brigade, The Burnley Complex, Burnley, VIC
  • Project Zero, Melbourn,e VIC
  • Stockley Park, Heathrow, UK
  • Telstra Test-fit Analysis, 288 Exhibition Street Proposal, Melbourne, VIC
  • Commonwealth Bank, Refurbishment, 8 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, VIC
  • Parks Victoria, Melbourne, VIC

Conferences & Presentations

  • FMA – Ideaction Conference 2005, 2007 and 2011
  • Informa – Workplace Planning & Design Forum 2011
  • Deakin University 2005 – present
  • Aldar Sustainability, Abu Dhabi 2010
  • Investa Sustainability 2008
  • Australian Institute of Project Management 2007, 2008
  • 60L Green Building 2002, 2005, 2007
  • Corenet 2007
  • PAQ’s Conference 2006
  • Bahrain Intel Build 2006
  • PCA ESD Summit 2002
  • Facilities Solutions Australasia – Singapore 2001, 2002

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