Tom Griffiths AILA - JURY CHAIR
Tom is a Studio Director of ASPECT Studios Perth. He has 20 years of experience in landscape architecture, urban design and master planning having lead the design and delivery of complex urban design and public realm projects throughout Australia, Middle East and the United Kingdom. He is an inaugural member of the WA State Design Review Panel.
Terry Thompson FAILA
Terry is the Senior Landscape Architect at the City of Canning. Since coming to Australia from the UK he has remained in Perth for the entirety of that time and, whilst in private practice for 25 plus years, worked on projects all over the state His focus at Canning has been progressing the role of landscape architecture in servicing that community with improved environmental outcomes.
Kim is the Property and urban planning editor at The West Australian newspaper. Previous editor of WestBusiness Insider magazine, which is a quarterly, glossy, business magazine. Previous roles include industrial relations reporter, as well as occasional editorial writer, opinion editor and Sunday chief of staff for The West Australian.
Janine has over 25 years’ experience working as an urban planner and educator for the private and public sectors, including as a principal at Hatch Roberts Day and in her current role as Director of the Design WA team at the Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage. She has a passion and desire to improve the quality of the built environment to create more sustainable, equitable and liveable communities. Janine is currently contributing to this through her work on key WA Government policies, including the Medium Density Housing Code and Neighbourhood Design Policy. On these projects, Janine enjoys working alongside landscape architects, architects and other built environment design professionals in pursuit of achieving the best outcomes.
Vanessa Margetts AILA
Vanessa is the Founding Director of MudMap Studio, a Broome based landscape architecture practice that focuses on community-driven landscape architecture and public art in regional Australia. Informed by her background in both visual arts and landscape architecture, Vanessa uses a collaborative working model that is adapted to the unique physical and cultural context of each project.
Vanessa believes that good design is about listening, providing opportunities to tell stories and share knowledge of place. She has worked with communities around Australia and overseas in Denmark, East Timor, India, Honduras, Columbia and Brazil.