Julian is an Assistant Professor at the Australian Urban Design Research Centre (AUDRC) at the University of Western Australia. His role at the AUDRC includes teaching a master’s program in urban design and conducting urban design related research and design projects. Julian is an awarded landscape architect and urban designer and has worked in Australia, the USA, the UK and the Middle East on a range of major projects.
Julian has completed a PhD concerning landscape architecture in Dubai and has published three books: Made in Australia: The future of Australian cities (with Richard Weller), Take me to the River: A history of Perth’s foreshore and Scavenging the Suburbs, a book which audits Perth for ~1,000,000 possible urban infill dwellings. In 2014 Julian was awarded the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects WA gold medal award (in conjunction with Richard Weller).