Bachelor of Design (Landscape Architecture – 1st Class Honours) RMIT 2007
Certificate IV in Horticulture, Burnley College of Agriculture & Horticulture 2003
Bachelor of Arts University of Melbourne 1997
AILA Registered Landscape Architect No. 0100
Dylan is a critical thinker with a sophisticated knowledge of plants and planting design, having worked in urban horticulture for a number of years prior to joining Urban Initiatives. Dylan has worked on a broad range of projects from small residential gardens to parks, zoo exhibits, education and hospital landscapes, and large scale infrastructure and urban design projects. Dylan has been involved in the production and management of numerous large documentation packages and has refined skills in CAD and Adobe suite.
Dylan has extensive experience on complex high profile projects including the Jock Marshall Reserve Nature Walk (AILA Award winner 2017), Monash University SPL Project (in collaboration with Aspect Studios), and Shepparton Art Gallery Landscape. Dylan has developed specialist skills in exhibit design having been involved in all stages of the Rainforest Entry Exhibit and the AILA award winning Carnivores Trail at Melbourne Zoo.
Dylan is passionate about the healing qualities of plants and gardens in our everyday lives and designing landscapes that strengthen our relationship to, and care for, the ecologies in which we live. Dylan has a particular interest in plants, planting design and the role of landscape architecture in mitigating climate change impacts. Personal interests include ceramics, 80’s dance fitness, swimming in lakes, social justice and gender equity, art.