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Academic, Landscape Architecture and Urban Ecology, University of Melbourne

Adrian is a landscape architect investigating the translation of ecological knowledge into built urban form. He has recently completed a PhD at the University of Melbourne.

Previously, through working with the Victorian National Parks Association (VNPA) and in partnership with the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects, his research has focused on developing design guidelines for the protection of remnant grassland habitat within urban areas, the results of which are published through the VNPA as Start with the grasslands.

He is co-editor of the ‘Land of sweeping plains: managing and restoring the native grasslands of south-eastern Australia’.

He has taught across numerous subjects at the University of Melbourne’s School of Design and RMIT University’s Landscape Architecture program.

Experience

  • –present
    Academic, Landscape Architecture and Urban Ecology, University of Melbourne

Education

  • 2020 
    The University of Melbourne, PhD
  • 2009 
    RMIT, Masters of Landscape Architecture

Publications

  • 2018
    Land of sweeping plains: managing and restoring the native grasslands of south-eastern Australia, Editor
  • 2013
    Start with the grasslands: Design guidelines to support native grasslands in urban areas, Author

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Institute of Landscape Architects