STAFF

Our dedicated team combine extensive experience and expertise across the disciplines of landscape architecture, urban design, architecture and industrial design.

Martin Reeves

Director

Combining the practical with a highly creative design approach, Martin directs a collaborative, informed and spirited design office.  

Martin balances a strong background in environmental and natural resource management with experience on large construction sites, urban regeneration and infrastructure works.   

Considering how we can best inhabit our shared cultural environments is a fundamental aspect of his work as a Landscape Architect.

Martin is co-chair of the AILA Victoria Advocacy Committee for 2013/14.  He is working on the Street14 competition and a responce to the Melbourne Plan 2050.  

 

Qualifications

MLA (Master Landscape Architecture) University of Melbourne

Bachelor Planning and Design (Planning) (Hons) University of Melbourne

Registered Landscape Architect (AILA)

 

Key Projects

Eltham Town Square

North West Precinct Monash University

Bicycle Arrival Station, Monash University

Mooroolbark Train Station

Grovedale Train Station

Officer, Vicurban

Menzies Refurbishment, Monash University

Northcote Route 86 Tram Stop Upgrades and Streetscape Improvements (Melbourne Design Award 2013)

New Horizons Science and Research Building,  Monash University Clayton Campus

Tanderrum Way, Broadmeadows (2010 AILA Award for Urban Design)

Wedge Street Piazza, Werribee Town Centre

Dandenong Education Precinct (2011 AILA Award for Urban Design) 

AgriBio, Major Projects VIC

Carrington road Box Hill

McKellar Centre, Geelong

Hume Secondary College, Broadmeadows

Systems Garden Refurbishment, Monash University

Greenwall, University of Adelaide New Engineering Building

Feasibility Studies for Fitzroy Gasworks site

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Damon Obst

Director

Damon has a broad range of private and public sector experience within Australia and overseas. He applies his considerable experience across complex urban design, natural and infrastructure projects.

His design approach is governed by a commitment to progressive environmental and social outcomes through all scales of work, from precinct master planning to custom street furniture. Damon employs stong leadership in conceptual design thinking and the strategic direction of the office.  

 

Qualifications

Bachelor of Planning and Design (Landscape Architecture) (Hons), University of Melbourne

Master of Design (Industrial Design), Swinburne University

 

Key Projects

Geelong City Centre Revitalisation

Hepburn Shire Streetscapes

Bio 21, University of Melbourne

Warrnambool City Centre Revitalisation

Northcote Route 86 Tram Stop Upgrades and Streetscape Improvements

New Horizons Science and Research Building, Monash University Clayton

Main Street Extension, Broadmeadows (2010 AILA award for Urban Design)

Wedge Street Piazza, Werribee

Hume Central Secondary College

Keysborough College Schools Regeneration

New Engineering Building, University of Adelaide

Kings Cross 10 Estates Urban Design Masterplan 

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Gary Ford

Director

Gary has practised as a Landscape Architect in Australia and overseas since graduating in 1999. He is motivated by the application of contemporary ideas and strategies within the field of Landscape Architecture.

Gary’s experience covers a diverse range of projects and he has an impressive attention to detail . Gary is committed to exceptional design in all aspects of a project.

 

Qualifications

Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (Hons), University of Western Australia

Registered Landscape Architect (AILA)

 

Awards

The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects Prize 1998 (W.A. Group) 

 

Key Projects

Haines Drive and Goddard Street Sports Precincts, Wyndham

Marysville Playspace

Dandenong Education Precinct

Halls of Residence Bicycle path, Monash University Clayton

Brimbank Parks Masterplan, Willys Ave and Kurung Dr Reserve

Buckingham Reserve, Brimbank

McGrath Road Wetland and Parks, Werribee

St. Leonards College, Brighton and Ibis Campuses

MLC Multipurpose and Science buildings

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Karsha Dickinson

Associate

Karsha has been engaged in the master planning and design of large scale parks and urban design projects within the public realm. Her training as urban designer allows her to integrate  projects on both a planning and design level. Karsha is passionate about successful project outcomes.

 

Qualifications

Bachelor of Design (Landscape Architecture), RMIT

Bachelor of Applied Science (Planning)(Hons), RMIT

Registered Landscape Architect (AILA)

 

Key Projects

VicUrban at Officer Eastern Neighbourhood

VicUrban at Officer Major Activity Centre

Wedge Street Piazza, Werribee

Hobsons Bay Playspace Strategy

St Leonards College, Brighton

Kensington Primary School

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Peter Wilson

Senior Landscape Architect

Peter has a wide range of experience on public a private sector projects. While working at the City of Casey, he developed a strong appreciation of the challenges of public realm projects from concept and consultation through to construction and on going place management.

Peter has a keen interest in sustainable design practice, integration of art and landscape architecture, WSUD and native planting design. His science background gives him a strong understanding of ecology and landscape systems.

Peter is currently undertaking a mentorship to become an AILA registered landscape architect.


Kate Douglas

Senior Architect

Kate’s experience has been in design-focused architectural practices where the detail is as important as the spirit behind the very first concept.

She is particularly interested in public realm design that speaks to the community, either directly through a consultation process, or via the end experience of material and place.

 

Qualifications

Bachelor of Architecture (Hons), University of Melbourne

Bachelor Planning and Design (Architecture), University of Melbourne

Registered Architect in Victoria since 2001

 

Key Projects

Coburg house extension

Small Plates cafe fitout Eltham

Landscape masterplan Catholic College Drouin

Aspect Estate Officer

Neighbourhood park at Arcadia, Officer

Lindfield Green schematic design shortlist, NSW

Taxi shelter, Melton

Gilles Street taxi shelter and amenities, Warrnambool

Community consultations Liebig Street Warrnambool

Camberwell Fresh Food Market renewal

Bendigo and Traralgon Stations masterplan with Hyder Consulting

Preston slider extension

Mooroolbark Station Community Hub with Hyder Consulting

Eltham Town Square

Shelters, Goddard St and Hogans Rd Reserves

Systems Garden, Monash University Clayton

Marysville playspace shelter

Melba Park playground

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Nick Stephenson

Senior Architect

 

As a registered Architect, Nick has worked on a broad range of projects from residential commissions to complex institutional buildings. The common thread in his approach across all projects is one of inventiveness and a commitment to environmental awareness.   

 

Nick enjoys the challenge of interpreting and incorporating client briefings and offers a conscientious yet creative approach to architecture. A sound grounding in residential practice means that Nick is capable of covering the breadth of the architectural process.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Architecture (Hons), Deakin University

Associate Diploma Architectural Drafting, RMIT TAFE

Diploma of Photoimaging (Commercial Photography), RMIT TAFE

Certificate IV Photoimaging (Commercial Photography), RMIT TAFE

Registered Architect in Victoria since 2007

 

Key Projects

 

Grovedale Station
Hepburn Shire streetscape masterplans
Eltham Town Square design proposals
Eaglehawk Performance Pavilion
Wedge Street Piazza cafe
Wedge Street Piazza Werribee, 3D visualisation and documentation
‘Bright AMP’ Pioneer Park masterplan
New Horizons, Monash University, 3D visualisation
North West Precinct, Monash University
National Worker’s Memorial competition, Canberra
(2012 Finalist)
McKellar Centre, Geelong
Australian Red Cross Blood Service, West Melbourne
Northcote Tram Stop upgrades
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Dylan Cuthers

landscape architect

Dylan has been involved in the design of residential, commercial and aged care developments across Australia during his career as a Landscape Architect.  He also has experience with visual impact assessments across a range of infrastructure projects from windfarms to telecommunications.

Through his studies and project experience, Dylan has aquired skills and practical expertise that he has applied to a wide range of environmental and design challenges.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Design, Landscape Architecture, Victoria University of Wellington

KEY PROJECTS

(Outlines)

Habitat Residential Development Tarneit

Station Street Mitcham

 

(for Previous Employers)

Lihir Village PNG

Shell Foreshore Regeneration Project

Mine closure landform design WA

Nanjing Lkae Masterplan China

Croydon Shopping Centre

500 Burke Street Melbourne

Mingarra Retirement Village Croydon

Darlington Wind Farm Vic

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Dave Bailey

landscape architect

As a registered landscape architect, Dave has been engaged in the design of residential subdivision, infrastructure, streetscape and educational projects within both the public and private realm across Australia. His passion for best practice horticultural design is apparent in the value he places on appropriate use of plants, a skill cultivated during his time working in landscape construction and maintenance.  

Dave realises the important balance betweenaesthetics and functionality, by looking to createplaces that are a harmony of hard landscapesoftened by creative planting, producing a highquality functional outcome.

 

Qualifications


Graduate Diploma of Landscape Architecture QUT
Bachelor of Built Environment (Landscape Architecture) QUT
Diploma of Horticulture (Landscape) Brisbane North Institute of TAFE
Registered Landscape Architect
Graduate Certificate of Arboriculture (currently completing) University of Melbourne

 

Key  Projects


Aspect Residential Development, Stages 10-12, Officer – Satterley Property Group

Arcadia Development, Officer – Satterley Property Group

Clydevale Residential Development

AbiwoodRiverdale Residential Development

APDRamlegh Springs Residential Development

 

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Simon Meade

Landscape Architect

After completing his Bachelor of Landscape Architecture at RMIT University, Simon undertook his Masters of Landscape Architecture, following a year of working within the industry.

Through his studies and experience in private practice Simon brings a passion for technical detail and site specific design which is developed through community consultation. Simon also has a keen interest for process driven design and understanding the complex systems which appear within the landscape.   


Phil Smith

Landscape Architect

 



Phil has an extensive history in nursery, landscape and public amenity horticulture. His interest in urban ecology, permaculture and connection to land led to a career in Landscape Architecture. Phil studied and worked in the Netherlands, fostering and interest in water management and design and how landscapes work as a ecological and social space. His work looks to increase human connection to landscape and ecology.
Phil has taught and worked at RMIT, Melbourne Uni and Delft Technical University (Netherlands). Phil is an AILA registered landscape architect.

QUALIFICATIONS

 

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Cathryn Kohn

Landscape Architect

Cathryn began her landscape architecture career in Melbourne in 1999 after completing her degree in Perth and has been based in Melbourne ever since.  Whilst maintaining her ‘other’ career as a musician, she has attained a wealth of experience from her work on many landscape architecture and urban design projects. With a passion for Sustainable Design that began with conservation work in her youth, Cathryn carries through these beliefs in her design and documentation work at Outlines.

 

Qualifications

Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, University of Western Australia

 

Key Projects

Atherstone Residential Community, Melton South
Buckingham Reserve, Sunshine West
Kensington Primary School
Harpley Estate, Wyndham Vale South
Bairnsdale Secondary College
Kurung Drive Reserve, St Albans
Marysville Playspace

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Sarah Ryan

Landscape Architect


Sarah completed her Bachelor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Western Australia in 2006 and began her Melbourne career at Outlines in 2012.

Through both her studies and experience in private practice Sarah brings to her position a desire to create innovative and environmentally responsible design solutions which are site specific, functional and ecologically sustainable. Sarah also has a keen interest in natural systems and the diverse flora of Australia.

Sarah is currently undertaking a Master of Environment at Univeristy of Melbourne.


Ben Houghton

landscape architect

Working since 2010 as a landscape architect, Ben has gained experience across a wide range of civic, educational, masterplanning and residential projects. Specialising in documentation, digital graphics and 3D modeling, Ben is able to deliver high quality outcomes at all stages of the design process, from sketch design through to construction documentation and marketing graphics.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Landscape Architecture University of Melbourne

PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT

Jenny Smith Gardens

Ziebell Landscape Architecture

MDG

Rush Wright Associates

 

KEY PROJECTS

(for previous employers)

University of Melbourne Arts Precinct Masterplan

University of Melbourne Baillieu Library Redevelopment

Deakin University Burwood Hwy frontage

Sandhurst Clubhouse precinct Masterplan

Bairnsdale CBD masterplan

Boroondara Civic Centre

Livvy's Place playground

Grishaw House

 

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Mandy Treadwell

landscape architect

Mandy combines landscape architecture skills and qualifictions with a wide range of experience on large engineering  projects in the private sector. 
Mandy has a keen interest in, native plants, WSUD and green roofs.  Her engineering background gives her a strong understanding of integrated systems. 

Qualifications

 
Bachelor of Environments (Landscape Architecture) Universityof Melbourne


Bachelor of Engineering (Hons)Monash University

 

Key Projects


Liebig Street Warrnambool Streetscape Documentation

Satterly Arcadia and Habitat Streetscape Plans 

Buloke Shire Streetscape Masterplan

Alison Monkhouse Chapel expansion 

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Tech Ooi

landscape architect

Since completing his Masters in Landscape Architecture in 2012, Tech has been involved in a variety of projects in the field of Landscape Architecture, ranging from community-oriented to speculative, with scales ranging from master-planning to detail design. Through his studies and past experiences, Tech has acquired a wide range of skills that he has applied to address a number of design challenges.


True to his name, Tech is interested in all matter of things digital and techniques to bring them to life in the real world. This includes visualization, 3D modeling and rapid prototyping.

Qualifications


Bachelor of Landscape Architecture RMIT University
Master of Landscape ArchitectureRMIT University

Key Projects

University of Melbourne Werribee CampusRiverwalk, Werribee

The VRI, TraralgonGet Sunflowered

Latrobe ValleyNature’s Cathedral, Sydney

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