Maia Cavendish

Senior Urban Designer / Planner

A member of Archipelago’s urban design team, Maia works on projects for public and private sector clients as well as expert witness work.

Her local and international experience spans the drafting of strategic planning and policy documents, graphic representation of built form and visual communication for development analysis, and provision of urban design and planning advice to clients.

Maia has also been involved with GIS studies – undertaking open space analysis for local government, as well as assisting with urban design, planning, architecture and visual amenity expert witness work for the Planning and Environment Court.

  • Bachelor of Urban Development (Urban & Regional Planning) (Honours), QUT
  • Master of Science (Urbanism Studies), Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan (KTH) Royal Institute of Technology
  • Planning Institute of Australia (PIA)
  • Australian Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • Planning and Urban Design Tutor (2020-ongoing)
  • Professional Leadership
  • Women in Planning Network Committee (PIA), ongoing
  • Queensland Young Planners Committee (PIA), ongoing