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Senior Associate

Mary Papaioannou

Mary Papaioannou


Master of Landscape Architecture,
University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Planning and Design
(Honours), University of Melbourne

Registered Landscape Architect,


Professional Experience

Mary is a landscape architect with over 25 years of experience. While her practice has primarily been centred in Melbourne and regional Victoria, she has also held senior leadership roles on significant urban design and public realm projects in Adelaide. She has contributed to numerous award-winning projects including the Ballarat Creative City Strategy and Rundle Mall redevelopment.

Mary is currently a Master of Public Health student at the University of Melbourne, through which she hopes to develop knowledge and interest in the community health and well-being aspects of place design. She actively takes on positions of leadership within industry bodies, including AILA, has given multiple talks at conferences and seminars, and is a passionate enabler of people and processes for the creation of beautiful places.