Australian architecture and design firm Architectus has appointed a new principal in Sydney to their national Urban Design and Planning (UDP) team.
With one of the largest integrated UDP teams in Australia, Architectus is involved in a range of major, city-shaping projects, including many in the New South Wales market. Current work includes the expansion of the Art Gallery of NSW and the long-term renewal of the Central Station precinct.
The appointment will see strategic planner Tim Moore bolster the studio’s planning and design offering to help position Architectus for the projects that help prepare cities for future growth and build resilience for challenges such as climate change.
Before joining Architectus, Moore consulted with a range of government and private sector clients on strategic and statutory planning, urban design and project management.
He also held senior roles in government bodies, including executive director at City Planning Strategy at the Greater Cities Commission, where he oversaw the fast-tracked review and update of Sydney’s 20-year metropolitan strategy.
Experienced in both planning and design, Moore is a member of the NSW Architects Registration Board, a ministerial appointment recognising his experience and knowledge of local government and the design quality of buildings.
Architectus CEO Ray Brown says Moore’s appointment will assist in combating urban development challenges.
“Growing cities face complex challenges that demand long-term vision and achievable implementation strategies.
“Tim has his eye on the future but also understands how to get there. He is committed to design-led planning, which is great news for our clients and our cities.”
On his appointment, Moore says he is looking forward to working with planners and designers at Architectus, as well as “collaborating with the studio’s range of sectors”.
“From cultural to transport to commercial developments, we can apply our urban insights for more dynamic, impactful outcomes.”
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Architectus is an Australian architecture and design studio specialising in commercial, education, public, residential, transport, interior architecture and urban design and planning.
It operates as a single studio with creative teams based in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.
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