Ian is an urban designer with more than thirty years’ experience working on projects across the globe. As a Director of COX since 1992, he brings extensive knowledge of urban renewal, land-use strategies, master planning and urban design solutions, and innovative control mechanisms. Ian has worked on all scales of projects from large scale strategic planning down to the street level public domain and urban realms. He has a strong record in transport projects, particularly new light rail systems that transform urban environments.
Ian’s experience in urban design and renewal projects in Australia and overseas brings a global perspective to the development of new built-form outcomes.
As a Director, Ian leads Sydney’s urban design and planning studio to provide strategic advice, leadership, vision and innovation in the delivery of complete urban outcomes on many complex projects. Ian is directly involved in the stakeholder engagement process, including leading and facilitating design workshops and community interaction.
Ian has been actively involved in the Australian Institute of Architects (NSW Chapter) as a Committee Member, Committee and Board Chairman, Council Member and Vice President. He has tutored at both the University of NSW and Sydney University and has been guest editor of the AIA (NSW Chapter) Bulletin Magazine.