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Senior Associate

David Laybourn


Bachelor of Architecture (Hons), Leeds Beckett University

Diploma in Architecture, University of Brighton

Graduate Certificate in Project Management, University of Technology Sydney

TEC Certificiate in Building Studies


David is a Registered Architect with over 30 years’ experience across a diverse range of sectors, including residential, multi-residential, mixed-use developments, commercial, education, defence, rail infrastructure, community and healthcare. He also holds qualifications in Project Management and Building, earning him a valuable all-round skillset.

David’s comprehensive understanding of architectural design and the greater project delivery process complement his ability to manage client and stakeholder relationships; architectural, consultant and project teams; statutory approvals, tender processes and dealings with contractors on site.

David has successfully delivered many new build, refurbishment and adaptive re-use projects ranging from small-scale interior fit-outs, to complex multi-million dollar highly serviced educational facilities.