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Architectus

Senior Associate

Daniel Bennett

Studio:
Melbourne

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture,
University of New South Wales

Bachelor of Horticulture,
University of Western Sydney

Contact:
daniel.bennett@architectus.com.au

Professional Experience

Daniel Bennett has over 20 years of experience in urban design and landscape architecture across a wide range of city-shaping projects in Australia, the United Kingdom and China.

Having worked on many award-winning developments, he has significant expertise in understanding and untangling the complexities of large infrastructure projects, and provides the strategies and knowledge required to create exemplary design outcomes.

In his project work, Daniel engages with a multitude of key stakeholders, local and state governments and comprehensive project teams on city-shaping projects. His involvement in the private and public sectors has led to opportunities to be involved in the development of major infrastructure programs and projects.

From 2014 to 2019, Daniel was Associate Director for Strategy and Design at the City of Adelaide where he was responsible for the city’s strategic design, park lands and transport strategies, working in close partnership with South Australia’s State Government on many co-funded projects.

A keen advocate for the design industry, Daniel was Director and National President of the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) for four years. During his time at the institute he delivered a new constitution, structure, governance and the 2015–2020 strategic plan.

He has served on many design juries and panels, including the Government of South Australia’s Capital City Design Review Panel, and as an independent member of the Adelaide Hills Council’s Development Assessment Panel.