Joining the Hansen team in 2022 in a graduate position, Lochie brings his interest in architecture and design to the Urban Design team. Motivated by logical outcomes, Lochie is passionate about designing at scale to produce spaces that can be used by a broad range of people across many disciplines. With a focus on climate change and sustainability, as well as access to public transport and walkability, Lochie has enjoyed working on Structure Plans and strategic Neighbourhood Frameworks where he is translating his educational experience into real-life solutions.
Alireza is an Urban 3D Visualiser with experience in urban design and planning on a variety of projects in Australia and Internationally. Considering his multi-disciplinary expertise in design, he is well-versed in a wide variety of disciplines such as 3D visualisation, urban design, and planning practice for both the public and private sectors. This comprehension provides him with a solid foundation for determining the dynamics of developments and changes, which motivates him to perform successfully in all design and visualisation tasks.
At Hansen, Alireza has engaged in urban design projects such as visual impact assessment, 3D modeling, photomontage, and viewshed mapping throughout his career. Furthermore, he has extensive international expertise in a wide range of urban design and planning in the Middle East. Alireza’s competencies trajectory has evolved as a result of his studies, participation in various scale and context projects, and mentoring students in university design courses.
Michael provides creative and technical design support for Hansen’s Urban Design and Strategic Planning teams in both local and international contexts, contributing to the production of urban context reports, transit-oriented developments, built form proposals, activity centre structure plans, town centre frameworks, visual impact assessments, preparation of urban design evidence statements and design documentation.
With a keen interest in all aspects of design, Suhas combines a Masters Degree in Landscape Architecture with extensive experience in fields such as exhibition design, interior design, architecture and landscape architecture. He has a strong passion for Ecologically Sustainability Design.
Suhas enjoys working on all aspects of a project and has local experience working on parks, master plans, streetscapes, shopping centres, residential communities and residential landscapes.
Matilda works part time at Hansen Partnership while finishing up her Master of Urban Planning and Environment at RMIT.
With more than five years’ experience working in the arts and cultural sector, particularly with public and not-for-profit organisations, Matilda transitioned into planning to pursue an interest in cities and the way that people live together. She enjoys planning’s multidisciplinary nature and is curious about its potential to help facilitate community wellbeing.
Sunny completed her Master of Landscape Architecture at RMIT University and joined Hansen as a graduate landscape architect in 2021. She is an outgoing creative who has a keen eye for ecological design and an unfaltering desire to enhance the quality of the environment through her work. During her time at university, she was exposed to a diverse range of projects with a focus on climate change, landscape restoration, and rehabilitation design. She has also participated in various residential and landscape projects in China. Her educational background and experience in practices have given her practical knowledge of landscape design and taught her how to teamwork with people. Sunny values hand drawings. Having traveled to many countries around the world, she has always shown great passion for the outdoor environment. As a graduate role of the team, Sunny support the team with CAD and drawing work, background research, site analysis, and the publishing of documentation.
Owen commenced his practice of urban planning at Hansen with a strong passion for creating a material difference in Victoria’s urban landscape.
With a motivation in pushing for change and improvements to urban planning policy in the Australian context, Owen exercises a cooperative and rational approach to solving complex urban challenges.
He has an interest in social and environmental justice as well as in built design. His experience ranges from residential development, housing strategies, heritage development, all in both city, suburban and rural contexts.
Rainey joined Hansen Partnership in 2022 after completing a Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning at Griffith University on the Gold Coast. As an Urban Planner, Rainey’s passion lies in Integrated water management, climate adaptation, and coastal resilience. Rainey seeks to utilise her passions to deliver projects that create positive environmental outcomes.
At Hansen, Rainey has been involved in a variety of projects including planning scheme amendments, policy reviews and both residential and non residential places.
Victor joined Hansen Partnership in 2020 after completing his Master’s in Urban Planning and Environment at RMIT University. During his time in the Master’s course, Victor was exposed to a diverse range of town planning topics, such as strategic planning, statutory planning, urban design, planning history, and urban economics and spatial development. As a planning professional, Victor seeks to utilize his background in climatology, geography and environmental sustainability to deliver projects that improve social, economic and environmental outcomes in urban environments.
At Hansen, Victor has assisted the Planning Team through conducting policy research, assessing planning risks, and report writing and managing development applications.