Michael Barnett is a Director of Arcadia Landscape Architecture, one of Australia’s leading landscape and urban design firms. Arcadia’s purpose is to enrich community and Country, shaping meaningful places for all Australians in rural and urban settings.
Michael has been a key driver behind Arcadia’s focus on improving First Nations representation in the built environment. He strongly believes that the industry is inspiring change, and unlocking the wider benefit of Indigenous-led and Country-centred design.
His involvement on a variety of Country-led design projects has afforded him the opportunity to collaborate and engage with First Nations consultants and community, from concept design through to the post-delivery life of Country.