Conrad is the Founding Director of Sym Studio and a registered Landscape Architect with over 25 years experience in Australia and the United States. Conrad’s experience in landscape architecture and urban landscape planning is accompanied with leading best practice approaches and excellence in design.
Prior to establishing Sym Studio, Conrad held senior design positions with international firms including EDAW (AECOM) and Place Design Group. Conrad has numerous built projects having worked on a full range of scales from large state significant precincts and urban mixed-use masterplans to private garden spaces.
He prides himself on building collaborative multidisciplinary teams and engaging with stakeholders and the community in delivering equitable and sustainable projects. Conrad is focused on an integrated and inclusive approach to Designing with Country, forging innovative partnerships with Aboriginal cultural curators and designers in creating authentic places and experiences.
Conrad’s expert knowledge in elderly care has seen him research and develop dementia friendly design, fostering an alliance with Dementia Australia and developing demonstration gardens across Australia.
Well regarded for following responsible principles of business and contemporary approaches to project value creation, sees him working with trusted clients across Greater Sydney and Regional NSW.