Steve Thorne

Steve is an urban designer with international experience.

Steve Thorne, Victorian Design Review Panel
Urban design

Steve is a director of Design Urban Pty Ltd. He has 25 years’ experience working in:

  • Australasia
  • Middle East
  • UK
  • South Africa
  • Czech Republic

He has worked in the private and public sectors and was director of urban design (Victorian Government) and principal urban designer (City of Melbourne).

Steve's experience includes a wide range of architectural and urban design projects ranging in scale from:

  • new towns
  • large revitalisation and regeneration projects
  • corporate headquarters
  • individual homes

He chairs the Northern Territory Urban Design Advisory Panel. Steve has sat on the:

  • Melbourne Docklands Design Review Panel
  • Victorian Design Advisory Council
  • Abu Dhabi Urban Design Panel

He has been speaker at many professional and industry conferences on:

  • sustainable urbanism
  • design
  • urban structure
  • community safety
  • transit-oriented development

He has won many international, national and state awards for his urban design work.