Paddock is an award-winning landscape architectural practice passionate about designing and creating fun and meaningful places. We are a fun, young and creative design studio based in Sydney.
We focus on creating public open spaces that contribute to the social and environmental wellbeing of communities and the urban fabric of our city spaces. We emphasise the importance of a contextually appropriate, environmentally responsive design outcome of the highest quality that heightens an understanding of place within a cultural, social and environmental framework.
Our work encompasses significant public realm projects, urban renewal projects, master planned communities, regional parklands, small scale interventions and private residential gardens.
David Warwick
Director | Registered Landscape Architect
David Warwick is a Registered Landscape Architect with extensive experience in landscape architecture and urban design working for the private sector. Combining his passion for travel and exploring new landscapes, he was educated in Australia and Canada and has since continued to work throughout Australia and abroad.
His experience in the field has encompassed private residential gardens, small scale interventions, master planned communities, playspaces, regional parklands and significant public realm projects. Of note, his experience has included significant city-center renewal projects within South Bank Brisbane, Parramatta Western Sydney and regional parklands and playspaces within Western Sydney. 
His meticulous work ethic and flexible approach to management and coordination with multidisciplinary design teams has led to success on a variety of projects, and his work has been recognised with numerous State and National awards.
David’s capabilities include full delivery of a project from initiation, conceptual design through to detailed design, contract administration and project management.
David was a juror for the 2018 Australian Institute of Landscape Architects National Landscape Architectural Awards and is an active member within the institute, being appointed to National Committees. 

Education
2011 | Registered Landscape Architect, Australian Institute of Landscape Architects
2007 | Graduate Diploma in Landscape Architecture, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
2006 | Bachelor of the Built Environment (Landscape Architecture) Distinction, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
2005 | Master of Urban Design (Exchange), University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada

Awards
2018 | AILA National Award of Excellence for Bungarribee, Parks & Open Space Category (whilst employed with JMD design)
2018 | AILA NSW Award of Excellence for Bungarribee, Parks & Open Space Category (whilst employed with JMD design)
2017 | AILA National Award for MESA Sostenible, International Category
2016 | AILA NSW Landscape Architecture Award for Centenary Square Parramatta, Civic Category (whilst employed with JMD design)
2014 | AILA NSW Award for Bungarribee, Planning Category (whilst employed with JMD design)
2014 | AILA National for River Quay, Design Category (whilst employed with Cardno S.P.L.A.T.)
2013 | AILA QLD Award of Excellence for River Quay Brisbane, Design Category (whilst employed with Cardno S.P.L.A.T.)
2012 | PIA Australian Award for Urban Design, River Quay Brisbane (whilst employed with Cardno S.P.L.A.T.)
2012 | AIA Queensland Karl Langer Award for Urban Design, River Quay Brisbane (whilst employed with Cardno S.P.L.A.T.)
2012 | AIA John Dalton Building of the Year, River Quay Brisbane (whilst employed with Cardno S.P.L.A.T.)
2011 | UDIA Queensland Consultants Excellence, River Quay Brisbane (whilst employed with Cardno S.P.L.A.T.)
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