DAVID COOKE

DIRECTOR

Urban Designer / Architect / Planner / MPIA / RAIA

David has a unique skillset, being an internationally qualified Urban Designer, a registered Architect and an accredited Planner. As a leader in the design industry for almost 20 years, David was awarded a prestigious scholarship to attend the University of California, Berkeley to undertake their intensive Masters of Urban Design program in 2014. Upon returning to Australia, David became the Founding Director of design studio City Collective, applying his international knowledge and experienced to focus locally on the urban renewal and city planning challenges that Australian cities face.

‍David’s experience sees him tackle complex projects that require the full breath of his skills in holistic design thinking and stakeholder leadership to deliver successful strategies and outcomes, for Cities, Governments, Institutions and the private sector.

‍David enjoys a challenge and this philosophy underpins City Collective’s innovative approach. He has earned a reputation for designing and managing urban design and architectural projects from master plan through to completed construction

Favourite City Grid:
– 200 x 200 feet grid of Portland’s Pearl District