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​​Edward Tran



2000 - 2002 Bachelor of Environmental Design University of WA

2003 – 2004 Bachelor Architecture (hons) University of WA


Professional Affiliations

  • Architects Board of WA (2010) – Registration No. 2426
  • AIA Member No. 49830



  • 2004 CCN Architecture Scholarship
  • 2004 FIAA Student Furniture Award


Professional Experience

2004 - 2009

At the completion of his architecture degree, Edward commenced full time work with Cox Howlett+Bailey Woodland Architects in Nov 2004. At CHBW, Edward was a key team member to larger scale residential, civic and commercial projects. This included being a key team member participating in the winning design competition and successful completion of the Albany Entertainment Centre in 2009.


2009 – May 2014

Edward commenced work with Engawa Architects in June 2009 as a project architect, bringing a diverse range of project experience to the practice. In this time, Edward has successfully managed the completion of several mutli-residential, commercial and education/school architecture projects throughout Broome and the Kimberley Region.


June 2014 – Present

Edward commenced Laird Tran Studio as a partnership with Nathan Laird in Broome Western Australia.


Edward also has specialist 3D modeling, photography, art and graphic design skills. 

Achievements / Project Experience

Experience with Cox Howlett + Bailey Woodland:

  • Albany Entertainment Centre $70m - Project Team
  • The Grove Library $15m – Project Team
  • District Court Building of WA - Project Team
  • Lexus Peth Showroom - Project Team
  • Lot 6 Leighton Beach Apartments - Proejct Team


Experience with Fernando Faugno Architect:

  • Freshwater Parade Private Residence - Project Team
  • Faugno Residence Union Street Subiaco - Project Team
  • 540 Murray Street Offices - Project Team

Experience with Engawa Architects:

  • Building the Education Revolution $8.6m – Project Architect
    • ​Holy Rosary School Derby
    • St. Joseph's School Kununurra
    • ​St. Joseph's School Wyndham
    • ​John Pujajangka-Piyirn Mulan
    • ​Kururrungku Catholic Education Centre Billiluna
    • ​Djarindjin Lombadina Catholic School Lombadina
    • ​​Ngalangangpum School Warmun
  • St John Ambulance Broome $5m – Project Team
  • Father McMahon Place $550k – Project Team
  • New Ngalangangpum School Warmun $10m– Project Architect
  • Derby Police Station Refurbishment $300k– Project Architect
  • Shingoro Gardens and Tanami Sands Residential units $4m - Project Architect
  • Wirl Buru Gardens Residential Units $2.1m – Project Architect​
  • Magabala Books Redevelopment $600k - Project Architect