Philip Graus

Philip is a registered architect and urban planner with 35 years experience in architecture, urban design and planning principally within the private sector in Australia, the US and UK. Philip was a Director of Cox Architecture for 20 years and National Chair of partners.

Philip joined the Greater Sydney Commission in 2018 as Director Western City Deal to direct urban design projects within the Western Parkland City. This included a two year secondment to the Western Sydney Planning Partnership, a collaborative studio of state and local government agencies to plan the 11,000 hectare Aerotropolis Plan and Initial Precinct Plans. The role included the co -ordination of transport, blue-green, and social infrastdructure. Current role is Urban Design Advisor, a part time role.

Other current roles include Design Excellence Panel membership on the NSW Government Architect's State Review Panel for major projects as well the NSW Health Infrastructure Expert Reference Group (architecture and urban design) and

Philip is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of New South Wales researching the role of urban design in metropolitan planning. He is an Adjunct Professor (Industry) at the University of Technology, Sydney.


Philip Graus Urban Design Group Recognised Practitioner
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Philip Graus

Master of Architecture (Penn)

Master of Urban and Regional Planning (UNE)

Bachelor of Architecture (USYD)

Bachelor of Science (arch) (USYD)

Contact Details

+61 419967952


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