Simeon King

Studio Director

Bachelor of Architecture, University of South Australia

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Simeon has over 18 years experience working on cities from multiple perspectives; small architectural offices, local and state government and the private sector. Projects include long term strategic metropolitan plans, through subregional plans, precinct master plans, project positioning, fine grain research to individual buildings, mapping signage, wayfinding, exhibitions and fit outs. He has specific expertise in urban design, strategic planning, project management, photography, writing, research, websites, communications, report writing and information.


Simeon and has been working in architecture,urban design, planning and public policy projects since 2004. Over the last decade he has collaborated regularly with ASPECT studios, AtoB Wayfinding, Six Degrees Urban and SGS Planning and Economics on many of the projects including:

Sydney’s recent quality planning strategies and documentation of the Sydney Metropolitan Strategies, State Infrastructure Strategies, City of Sydney 2030 Sustainable Sydney Plan, a number of Transport Plans for (MoT and TfNSW), NSW State Plans and the recent New Planning System White Paper.


Public domain projects include Fine Grain (Retail) Strategy for local councils in Adelaide and Sydney, public domain strategies for a range of developers.

Fields of Experience

City of Sydney

  • Community Facility Signage Strategy, Wayfinding Design, Site Audits and Brand Review, 2014
  • Decentralised Energy Master Plan, Communication, Information Design and Publications, Kinesis/City of Sydney, 2010-2012
  • Fine Grain Review—Recommendations for a lively and engaging City Centre (with Six Degrees Urban) Urban Design, Research, Communications, 2010-2012
  • Design Coordinator, City of Sydney, Public Domain Wayfinding and City Maps
  • 2030 Sustainable Sydney, Strategic Design, Urban Design, Planning, Policy and Communications, SGS Economics & Planning/City of Sydney, 2008

 

Department of Planning and Infrastructure, NSW Government

  • White Paper, A New Planning System for NSW, Strategic Design, Policy and Communications, 2013
  • Green Paper, A New Planning System for NSW, Strategic Design, Policy and Communications, 2013
  • Sydney Metropolitan Plan for Sydney 2036, Strategic Design, Urban Design, Planning, Policy and Communications, 2010
  • Metropolitan Strategy: Subregional Strategies Strategic Design, Urban Design, Planning, Policy and Communications for 10 strategies, 2006-2008
  • Sydney Metropolitan Strategy, City of Cities, Strategic Design, Urban Design, Planning, Policy and Communications, 2005
  • Growth Areas Authority, Melbourne, Victorian Government
  • Melbourne Growth Area Framework Plans, Strategic Design, Policy and Communications, 2011

 

University of New South Wales

  • UNSW Public Domain Strategy for South East Light Rail Interface, 2014

 

Adelaide City Council

  • Urban Design Framework, Building Interface Guidelines, 2014
  • Adelaide Fine Grain Review Strategy, Recommendations for a lively and engaging City Centre, Urban Design and Policy and Communications, 2012

 

Victoria Harbour, Lend Lease

  • Melbourne Docklands Fine Grain Retail Review, Urban Design and Policy and Communications, 2012

 

Sydney Rides Festival/Woop Inc

  • Woop Rolling Festival #2, Brand Design, Social Media, Business Engagement, Media, Event Management, 2012
  • Woop Rolling Festival #1, Brand Design, Social Media, Business Engagement, Media & Advertising Campaigns, 2011

 

NSW Treasury, NSW Government

  • New South Wales State Infrastructure Plans, Strategic Design, Policy and Communications, 2008-2010

 

SA Department of Planning, South Australian Government

  • 30 Year Plan for Greater Adelaide, Research, Writing, Urban Design, Video Production and Communications, 2009

 

 

 

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