Hin Lim

B.Arch. (Hons) (Curtin) Arch.App.Sc. (Curtin)

Principal Photographer & Director

Hin Lim is an Australian Institute of Professional Photographer (AIPP) Accredited Professional Photographer

Hin Lim is a Melbourne / Werribee based photographer offering Architectural, Interior and Heritage Archival photography services. Hin Lim Photography was established by Hin Lim in early 2008 with the goal of providing quality photography for interior architects, designers, builders and developers. In addition to providing important photographic documentation of heritage places including buildings and structures, gardens and objects prior to alteration or demolition as required by law or permit conditions in accordance with Heritage Victoria guidelines.

Hin Lim Photography continues to maintain the highest standards that are demanded by best practice in the industry. Our aim is to establish mutually beneficial partnerships with our clients to assist them in achieving their goals.

Before embarking on a career as architectural photographer, Hin Lim completed his Bachelor of Architecture with honours at Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia in 1999 and worked in Kuala Lumpur at renowned architecture firm TR Hamzah & Yeang International and with Samsung-Kukdong-Jasatera on the world famous Petronas Twin Towers project.

In 2003 Hin migrated to Australia and joined the well-respected firm of architects & heritage consultants, Lovell Chen in Melbourne.

Hin accrued 10 years’ experience as an architect, including 7 years with conservation architects, Lovell Chen. His architectural background, together with many years as a passionate photographer, gives Hin an unparalleled understanding of the subject and a conscientious attention to detail, the qualities necessary to meet your architectural & heritage recording requirements.



Grant Featherston

Photographer& Director

Grant joined Hin Lim Photography in 2008 and along with Hin is a principal of the creative team.

With a long standing interest in the history of Victoria and in particular heritage buildings the last seven years with Hin Lim Photography have given Grant the opportunity develop his skills in the preparation of heritage recording. Grant is responsible for overseeing and coordinating major projects, collation and production of archival records, interpretation of images and preparation of photo logs, researching historical and architectural aspects of various projects include:
HM Pentridge Prison (H Division Coburg), Beehive Building (Former Mining Exchange & Allan’s Walk) Bendigo, The Hotel Windsor, Coriyule Homestead, Orica Deer Park Explosives Factories Complex, Dimmeys Richmond & Former Larundel Psychiatric Hospital Bundoora.

Grant was the principal photographer on the former Land Titles Office and Melbourne Grammar School Bromby Wing projects and recently completed a heritage recording to Windsor Hotel Phase 2.


Other: Personal Portfolio Natural Wonders & Portraiture




Bryce Raworth, Director, Bryce Raworth Conservation Urban Design (E)braworth@bryceraworth.con.au, (T)+61 3 9525 4299
Peter Lovell, Director, Lovell Chen Architects & Heritage Consultants (E)PLovell@lovellchen.com.au, (T)+61 3 9667 0800
Kai Chen, Director, Lovell Chen Architects & Heritage Consultants (E)KChen@lovellchen.com.au, (T)+61 3 9667 0800
Peter Barrett, Director, Peter Andrew Barrett Architectural Conservation Consultant (E)info@pabarrett.com, (T) +61 3 9639 2646
Gina Lyons, School Manager, Graduate School of Business & Law, RMIT University (E)gina.lylons@rmit. edu.au, (T)+61 3 9925 0110
Mark Sinton, Director, Miceli Oldfield Sinton Architects (MOS)(E)msinton@urbanworks.com.au, (T)+61 3 9347 2488
Judith North, Director, NOWArchitecture (E)judith@ nowarchitecture.com, (T)+61 3 8412 8200

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Heritage Victoria consultants & contractors directory
Architectural Portfolio (pdf-35mb) and Heritage Portfolio (pdf-50mb)



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Andrea Haddad Interior Architecture + Design
Bryce Raworth Conservation & Urban Design
City of Bayside
City of Boroondara| Former Larundel Psychiatric Hospital Complex
City of Brimbank| Orica Deer Park Explosive Factories Complex
City of Darebin
City of Greater Bendigo| Former Mining Exchange & Allans Walk
City of Greater Geelong| Donaghy’s Rope Work
City of Hobsons Bay| Altona Mobil Oil Refinery, Former Bates Bakery Williamstown
City of Hume| Pipeworks
City of Maribyrnong| Former Footscray Drill Hall  
City of Melbourne
City of Moreland
City of Port Philip
City of Stonnington
City of Whittlesea| Mernda Bridge Inn Hotel  
City of Wyndham| Davies Cottages & Outbuildings Werribee
City of Yarra| Pioneer Hall
Colac Otway Shire
CSIRO| Heritage Precinct Highett
Cutting Edge Developments
Department of Parliamentary Services (DPS)| Parliament of Victoria
Design Sense
East Gippsland Shire Council| Bairnsdale Library
Figurehead Construction| Station Hotel
Fonterra Australia| Former Cororooke Dairy Factory
Gallagher Jeff| Mosspennoch
George Weston Foods| Don Smallgoods Altona
Halim Group Holding Pty Ltd| Hotel Windsor| Hotel Windsor’s Annexe  
HBO + EMTB| RAAF Williams Landing  
Heritage Council of Victoria| Total House| Harold Holts Swim Centre| Former Hoyts Cinema Complex| Plumbers and Gasfitters Union  
Heritage Victoria
Hewcon Group / DealCorp| Former Larundel Psychiatric Hospital Complex
I2C Design & Management
IKEA Pty Ltd
ITN Architects| Lido Cinemas
Land Lease | Batman Hill Heritage Wall
Lovell Chen Architects and Heritage Consultants
Lyons Architecture| Former Land Titles Office
MAB Corporation
Major Projects Victoria
Melbourne Girls Grammar School
Melbourne Grammar School| Bromby Wing
Metro Trains Melbourne| Newmarket Railway Substation Flemington
Miceli Oldfield Sinton Architects (MOS)
Mudher Architect
Orica Australia Pty Ltd| Orica Deer Park Explosive Factories Complex
Peter Andrew Barrett Architectural Conservation Consultant
Peter Elliott Architecture + Urban Design
Places Victoria| Victoria Sheds 20-21| Victoria Dock Wharves 8 & 15| Caves Hill Quarry Lilydale
Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC)| Heritage Stothert & Pitt Cranes| Appleton Dock Shed B
Pure Projects - Project Management
Richmond Icon Ltd| Dimmeys Richmond
RMIT University| Building 13
SEMF Engineers| Pelaco Sign
Shayher Properties Pty Ltd| HM Pentridge Prison| Pentridge H-Division
Shire of Yarra Ranges 
Sphere Planning
Steve Demoney Architecture
The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria (RASV)| Swine, Sheep & Meaklim Pavilions, Flemington
The Royal Air Force RAAF (Williams Landing, Laverton)
The University of Melbourne| Main Oval Pavilion| Former Victorian Police Stables Complex
Trethowan Architecture
URBIS| Don Smallgoods| Pipeworks
Victoria University
The Victoria Racing Club