David Islip is an architect with expertise in the private sector and local government prior to a long-term commitment to the Office of the Victorian Government Architect. With more than 25 years of experience, David has established a reputation as a respected advocate and strategic adviser on the policies, processes and principles that inform excellent architecture and urban design. In his role as Principal Adviser, David’s focus includes work in:
David maintains an active role in the profession, presenting at industry conferences and participating in architectural competition and awards processes. His impact and influence through the following OVGA outputs have been significant:
David's qualifications include:
David’s roles with the Architect’s Registration Board of Victoria (ARBV), Architects Accreditation Council of Australia (AACA), and university course advisory boards evoke his commitment to an evidence-based approach to policy, procurement and project delivery.