Dr Matthew Hutchinson
Senior Executive Integrated Living Peddle Thorp


Matthew is an architect and researcher with over 30 years industry experience. His current role is Senior Executive Integrated Living at Peddle Thorp in Brisbane. He has completed a PhD at QUT exploring the potential nature of housing in the future for Australia’s ageing population. Prior to his PhD studies he was a Partner at ThomsonAdsett where he headed the Seniors Living Group for the practice nationally. He has extensive experience in a range of architectural developments and phases in a number of Australian states and the UK. He has particular interest the nexus of appropriate housing and support services in order to live independently in the community and society. He is interested in strategic planning for Australia‚Äôs ageing population as well as developing new housing typologies in response to the present accommodation pressures for many at hand.

Sectors Converging – Learnings from Seniors Living, Social and Affordable Housing, Disabilities and Aged Care

Exploring the concept that housing sectors will converge as RVs, RACFs, home care, social and affordable housing start to move towards each other in accommodation, care delivery and social supports. What policy settings are converging to create opportunities for revenue diversification and service enhancement and what are their impacts.