Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, RMIT
Chris established ASPECT Studios in 1993 and is its founder and corporate Director. He has maintained the overall direction and growth of the studios since its formation, guiding the successful development of the studios from Melbourne into Sydney and then Shanghai as well as its core R&D digital arm, pioneering advanced virtually reality design services.
In 2007 he established ASPECT Studios in Shanghai and now spends three quarters of his time based there. He is primarily involved in guiding and delivering large scale city planning and contemporary commercial and residential projects that have a strong sustainable basis. Chris is driven by a commitment to deliver the highest quality design outcomes across the breadth of landscape architecture and urban design. His expertise lies in large scale urban and commercial development, delivering innovative and sustainable solutions to these.
Chris’ reputation for creativity and innovation is equaled by his rigorous discipline and focus on delivery. These skills are honed in all areas: from team management, the design business, financial, logistical or strategic issues.
Chris’ business philosophy is founded on the principle of promoting collaboration and shared knowledge between a national and international network of expertise, whilst each studio retains its individual personality and specialised skill set. The long term development of the studio has evolved implementing this philosophy along with the commitment to foster continued education among ASPECT Studios professional staff.
Professional Achievements / Panel and Board Positions
Master Plans and Design
Commercial and Mixed Use