Sacha Coles

Sacha Coles is Director of ASPECT Studios, one of Australia’s preeminent landscape architecture and urban design practices with offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Shanghai. The award-winning studio specialises in designing places where people want to be. With a practice comprising over 100 people, the studios are recognised for their rigorous design methodology, consistently innovating to produce high quality sustainable design outcomes across both public and private sectors.

Sacha has led the design and delivery of significant award winning public landscapes on a local and global scale, most notably receiving the International Federation of Landscape Architecture APR – ‘President’s Award’, and on multiple occasions the ‘Australia Award for Urban Design’ and the Australian Institute of Landscape Architect’s ‘Medal’. Recognised as an expert on the culture of Landscape Architecture, in 2014 he was appointed as Adjunct Professor at the UTS Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building. He is a board member of Object: Australian Centre for Craft and Design and a believer that design thinking can save the world.

Image credits
  • Darling Quarter, by ASPECT Studios
  • The Meeting Place, by ASPECT Studios
  • Pirrima Park, by ASPECT Studios