"Clear communication leads to better design and ultimately better places."
Andrew is a highly valued member of ClarkeHopkinsClarke’s mixed-use and retail team. He is responsible for interpreting, analysing, and questioning urban policy and planning from an interdisciplinary design perspective, with the aim to create the most vibrant, healthy, and liveable communities possible. Andrew has a comprehensive skill set and an in-depth working knowledge of the planning system, from strategic visioning processes to statutory planning requirements. He has contributed to the masterplanning of a wide range of community-focused projects including neighbourhood centres, educational facilities, mixed-use precincts, as well as commercial and residential developments. A proactive collaborator and a skilled communicator, Andrew engages with a wide range of stakeholders, collaborating with council groups and planning departments early in the design process. He provides well-considered recommendations and presents these with clarity. Andrew is a custodian of ClarkeHopkinsClarke’s mission of ‘Creating Vibrant Communities’. Fundamental to his approach to urban design is to stay curious and engaged, understand advances in technology and cultural shifts, and seek out innovative ways to work with the people, systems and processes in our cities.
CLARA’s fresh approach to population growth and regional development gives Australia a world-leading model for walkable urbanism. Putting people and landscape before cars allows us to shape a city built for happier, more active residents. Less isolated.