Professor Anton James

Anton, who trained as a landscape architect and visual artist, has over the past 25 years designed projects in Australia, Europe and the USA. He and his practice have been published widely and have won numerous awards and competitions, both in Australia and overseas.

As a working director of the Sydney based practice JMD Design, Anton has been actively involved in the design and documentation of wide range of projects that include a new metropolitan park, foreshore walk, regional playgrounds, urban renewal studies, urban plazas, public art, and the adaptive reuse of heritage infrastructure.

Anton holds the position of Professor of Landscape Architecture, Industry Fellow at RMIT where he is involved in research and teaching with a special focus on design, it’s process and expression through drawing. He has an interest in rethinking the potential of complex landscapes where traces of conflicting uses and attitudes to landscape are present. He draws prolifically and seeks out surprise and delight in the often overlooked.

StaffPhilip Belesky