Growing NBRS Landscape Team Designs Innovative Projects
Joining NBRSARCHITECTURE’s Landscape Studio earlier this year, Annabel Spillane (a graduate of UNSW) and Conor Brown (a graduate of Queensland University of Technology) have been working under the direction of Studio Director Andrew Leuchars on a number of innovative projects including the Aquatopia Prairiewood Water Park opening next month, Secondary Schools Renewal Program, and the Taronga Institute of Science and Learning.
A country kid at heart, Annabel moved from Armidale to Sydney in 2010 to pursue a degree in Landscape Architecture. Since her move to the city, she has enjoyed exploring the variety of festivals and markets as well as escaping to Berry and the Blue Mountains for relaxing weekends with friends. When she’s not pottering around in her courtyard garden in Bondi, you can catch Annabel curled up with a cup of green tea reading the latest edition of ‘Country Style’, ‘House and Garden’ or ‘Vogue Living’.
Annabel is passionate about enhancing the quality of people’s lives through innovative and unique landscape designs as well as preserving various habitats and species when she has the chance. She relishes in creating spaces where users can enjoy the outdoors and reconnect with nature. Annabel’s passion for design, technology and art has enhanced her career as a Landscape Architect and enabled her to bring a unique and well-rounded perspective to each project.
Born and raised in Brisbane, QLD, Conor moved to Sydney in 2016. He enjoys traveling anywhere that has mountainous scenery, especially national parks, and recently returned from a trip to America where he drove up the coast of California. When he isn’t working, Conor can be found at the beach, hiking or going on road trips during the weekend.
As a Landscape Architect, Conor is inspired by the mix between preserving and enhancing the natural environment while carefully integrating urban form. He enjoys being able to work with artistic flair and create landscapes that provoke emotions and create lasting memories.