Phil Smith

Urban Designer and Architect

Phil’s 25 year career has its foundations in residential architecture, having worked alongside 2 AIA Gold Medal architects and run his own award-winning small scale practice.

In recent years, Phil’s work has included award-winning seniors housing research and architectural design for aged care and education clients.

As an urban designer, Phil has worked extensively within and for local and state government with his experience including the master planning and implementation of key urban design projects, community consultation, planning scheme policy formation, development assessment, councillor and community visioning and workshop facilitation.

Phil’s experience enables him to move comfortably between the macro and micro scales and to produce innovative ideas that have real impact on the urban quality of places.

Established in 2007 by James Brownsworth, Innovative Planning Solutions (IPS) provides Australia-wide services in town planning and related professional services. 

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