Sheppard, Mark

Mark is an urban designer and Principal of David Lock Associates (Australia).  He has over 20 years’ experience in the field of urban design.

Mark specialises in leading large-scale master planning and urban renewal projects for public and private sector clients.  He has particular expertise in facilitating and synthesising input from multi-disciplinary teams dealing with complex conditions.  Mark is also frequently engaged to review significant development proposals and changes to planning controls.

Mark established DLA Australia in 1998, following four years in DLA’s UK office.  He has qualifications in urban design and architecture, and is a member of the Planning Institute of Australia.  He is widely published on a range of urban design topics and is regularly invited to give university lectures.

Mark has a particular interest in improving the liveability, sustainability and resilience of established urban areas.