By Paul Denham

Catherine Evans, Landscape Architect Director, is pleased to announce that landscape architect Sue Barnsley, Principle of Sue Barnsley Design, has joined the Faculty of Built Environment as an Adjunct Professor.

Above: Sue Barnsley has been appointed an Adjunct Professor in the UNSW Landscape Architecture program.

Image: Simon Kenny

Sue leads a studio practice in Sydney with a reputation for design innovation across a range of projects from private gardens to Olympic infrastructure as well as parks and urban ecological restoration. 

Often working in collaboration with other offices, Sue has been involved in a number of influential urban projects and has been recognised for excellence and outstanding achievement for Restoring the Waters at Clear Paddock Creek in Wakeley, Commonwealth Place in Canberra and Barcom Park in Darlinghurst.  In 2013 and 2014 she was awarded the AILANSW Medal in Landscape Architecture for Prince Alfred Park and Jubilee Playground. 

Above: Prince Alfred Park pool with its famous yellow sails is now an icon of Sydney's sporting and leisure community.

Image: City of Sydney

Sue is both a landscape architect and horticulturist and has taught, lectured, exhibited, judged awards and been published both nationally and internationally.

She will hold guest lectures in several courses, take an active role in the Landscape Architecture Program Advisory Committee and will advise on UNSW Landscape Architecture curriculum content and outreach activities.