• The University of Western Australia (M433), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Anthony is a researcher, teacher and practitioner at the Australian Urban Design Research Centre (AUDRC) covering the fields of Architecture and Urban Planning and Design. He has qualifications in in both Architecture and Civil Engineering from the University of Western Australia. He has worked for 10 years in the fields of Architecture and Urban Design and prior to this was employed as a transport planning and design engineer for 10 years in the public and private sector of Western Australia and internationally. His current research focus, extending from his PhD is related to the urban intensification of cities. Anthony's engineering experience and knowledge combined with an aptitude for architectural research and design places him in a unique position to build the capability and applicability of urban design practice, research and education.

Roles and responsibilities

Urban Design Research
Urban Design Studio Coordinator

Future research

Innovative tools for Community Engagement, Communication & Collaborative Design: The objective of this research project is to develop and refine innovative tools for professional and community engagement to assist with the communication and education of key sptial design policy initiatives to a variety of stakeholders in particular those with potentially limited spatial and/or design knowledge.

Funding overview

Participatory Design Based Research Services – Victoria Park Urban Forrest Strategy, Community Engagement Phase; (2017), Vic Park Collective, Chief Investigator, $5k.

Collaborative, applied research in support of policy in the space of urban design; (2017) Western Australian Planning Commission, Investigator, $300k pa for 3 years.

Shoreline Medium Density Village: Innovation Through Demonstration Opportunity; (2017) Landcorp (Western Australian Land Authority), Investigator, $50k.

Design WA Stage 2 - Urban Design Literature Review, (2017) Department of Planning WA, Chief Investigator, $7k.

Design Based Research - Fremantle Housing Diversity, Community Engagement Phase Parts 3,4,5; (2016) City of Fremantle, Chief Investigator, $60k.

Industrial relevance

Anthony works directly with key government agencies and local governments such as the Department of Planning Lands & Heritage (WA), Landcorp and the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority on applied research related to the future development of the city.

Teaching overview

Masters of Urban Design (UWA)
Master of Architecture (UWA)
Master of Architecture (Curtin University)


Urban and Architectural design of high density infill housing along and adjacent to road based transport corridors.
Development of Quality of Place metrics for precinct, neighbourhood and dwelling scales of residential environments.
Infrastructure as a catalyst for urban regeneration.
Speculative futures of the city.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Research expertise keywords

  • Urban Planning
  • Urban Design
  • Cities
  • Transit Oriented Development
  • Density
  • Transport and land-use planning
  • Urban infill
  • Housing type design
  • Quality of residential environments
  • Temporary urban projects


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