Lat27

Nathalie Ward FAILA

Nathalie Ward

Director, Registered Landscape Architect, Fellow of the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (FAILA)

Nathalie is passionate about the role that design can play in enhancing a project outcome to create sustainable and meaningful places that inspire the people who use them.

Working in the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, and Australia over the last 25 years, she has collaboratively engaged with multidisciplinary teams to produce award-winning outcomes on projects in the realms of urban design, infrastructure, park design, residential design, site rehabilitation and visual impact assessment. Current projects of note include the redevelopment of the Brisbane Showgrounds including The Plaza and King Street and the delivery of the public realm component of the new Ferry Terminals for Brisbane as part of the recovery effort following the 2011 floods.

Under previous employment, projects completed of note include the Southport Broadwater Parklands and the Ephraim Island residential development, both on Australia’s Gold Coast and Brisbane’s GOMA and State Library Precinct.

Previous positions held of note include being a Director of Gillespies from 2003 and a Principal of EDAW from 2005. In 2010 after a decade of working together, Nathalie, John Ilett, Paul Druery and Damian Thompson formed Lat27.

Nathalie is a panel member of the Queensland Urban Design and Places Panel and Brisbane City Council’s Independent Design Advisory Panel. Nathalie was awarded a Fellowship from AILA for her contributions to the Landscape Architecture profession in September 2017.

Since forming Lat27 key projects have included:

Whilst employed by others, she completed several projects of note including:

  • Southport Broadwater Parklands, Gold Coast
  • Millennium Arts Project
  • Ephraim Island Residential
  • Tennyson State Tennis Centre and Residential