Round Table

Roundtable | Climate Resilience & First Nations Design

How the industry better respond and become more inclusive to First Nations culture and heritage.


Whilst there has been significant growth in recognition of First Nations culture to Country in recent years, it is still an area in which there is more need of presence within the property sector. 

From planning to design and architecture, how can the industry better respond and become more inclusive to First Nations culture and heritage and how can it be considered further when undertaking new projects?

Theresa Bower
Artist and Designer
Burrundi Design Studio

Theresa is a Wiradjuri woman (from central New South Wales). She is an artist and designer. Currently studying a Master of Philosophy at the University of Queensland on Embedding Indigenous culture into the built environment. She is a co-author of Campuses on Countries: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Design Framework at the University of Queensland and founder of Burrundi Design Studio.

Angelo Di Marco
Cottee Parker

With over 30 years’ experience, Angelo has held a number of executive leadership roles with large, global architecture practices.

Angelo has delivered projects across several sectors including education, multi-residential, commercial and industrial – including major financial institutions and airports throughout Asia and Australia.

Inspired by design in all forms – fashion, graphics, landscape and automotive – Angelo is driven to create dynamic designs that offer end-users a memorable experience.

He joins Urbanity to explore creativity in the built environment and the future of architecture and urban design in cities.

Date & Time

Friday 05 August

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM