Bachelor of Architecture (First Class Hons) University of Melbourne 1979
Master of Architecture, University of Pennsylvania 1980
Visiting Professor in Architectural Design, Melbourne School of Design, University of Melbourne
Professorial Fellow, University of Melbourne
ITT International Fellow, 1979 -1980
Fellow, Australian Institute of Architects
Member, International Council of Museums
Prior to co-founding Lyons in 1996, Corbett Lyon worked in local and international practices, including two years in Philadelphia and New York with architectural firm Venturi Rauch Scott Brown.
At Lyons Corbett provides design leadership across major projects in the commercial, cultural, institutional, research and urban design fields. He is a leading expert in the design of buildings involving multiple stakeholder input and he has pioneered Lyons' design methodologies which engage clients actively in the design and planning process.
In 2007 Corbett was appointed a Professorial Fellow at the University of Melbourne and in 2009 a Visiting Professor in Architectural Design in the University's School of Design. He is one of Australia's leading collectors and commentators on contemporary Australian art and has participated in numerous forums on contemporary art and architecture in Australia and overseas. He is a Trustee of the National Gallery of Victoria and a member of the Victorian Government’s Design Review Panel.