Expert Witness and Advice

AXOS Urban Directors are amongst the most experienced urban design advisers in Australia, with extensive experience in presenting to tribunals and panels. We adopt an evidence-based approach, with an emphasis on thorough analysis to back up opinion.

Landscape Architecture

AXOS Urban has a long record in designing urban spaces and hard landscapes. A specialism is in capturing and delivering rapid design conceptualisation and creative design solutions, specific to individual sites and responsive to the unique requirements of the project.

Framework Plans

One of the largest islands on the Yangtze River, Yangzhong is about to be connected by a new bridge and freeway to both Shanghai and Beijing. This beautiful island badly needed a strategic plan.

Public Art and Cultural Planning

AXOS Urban has an extensive background in public art and cultural planning, including performance art and installation, public art projects facilitation and integrated urban arts strategies and frameworks.

Urban design

From conceptual design and yield studies through to full city frameworks and strategies.

Strategic planning

Large scale, complex and mixed use planning including structure plans; activity centre frameworks; strategic and policy studies.

Project Positioning

From brief development, strategic marketing through to implementation planning

Development facilitation

We can facilitate the project from brief development, negotiating the approval process through to managing the planning process, including expert witness advice & representation.

Urban communications

Our Urban Communications team helps projects get off the ground through developing marketing and communication strategies; innovative consultation and engagement techniques and the use of new technologies including social media and digital visualisation.

Who is AXOS Urban?

AXOS Urban is a boutique urban development consultancy with a focus on urban design and strategic planning. Our team includes many years experience in both the private and public sectors, working on a range of scales from small town interventions and strategies through to masterplans for major international projects.

We have a true inter-disciplinary team with in-house skills in architecture and urban design, landscape architecture, cultural planning and public art, and community engagement. This is backed up with a network of strategic partners, ranging from engineering and construction to the creative arts; adding to our ability to deliver innovative solutions that are practical and market ready.

Contact us to discuss how your development or project can benefit from our innovative design services, or connect to us on LinkedIn (AXOS Urban); twitter (@AXOSUrban); and tumblr (AXOS Urban) for our series of photographs of the hidden jewels and gritty beauty of Melbourne’s rooftops- inspired by our 13th floor balcony studio that provides a unique outlook to the city.

What we do


Design Services – masterplanning, design of public open space, yield studies and concept design


Project Facilitation – from expert advice through to guiding a project through the planning process including innovative consultation and engagement


Expert analysis – detailed studies including visual impact, urban design frameworks, site and context analysis, expert witness services for panels and tribunals



We are dedicated to proving innovative design and analysis services to the urban development industry. Having pioneered many of the processes now standard in Australia, we can offer fast and effective solutions in conceptual design, context analysis, expert urban design advice and project facilitation.


Contact us to discuss how your development or project can benefit from our innovative design services.

We are happy to discuss your proposal to define how we can help; ahead of providing a formal quote.

If you are an innovative urban designer or consultant, please feel free to forward your details.