Roberts Day, Co Founder
A co founder of robertsday, Mike has moderated design forums and led the firm’s design teams responsible for an array of urban renewal projects and new townships throughout Australia, New Zealand, UAE, and Asia.
Mike is a recipient of the Russell Taylor Award for Design Excellence for Ellenbrook New Town – the most awarded contemporary urban settlement in Australia. In June 2015 Ellenbrook was awarded the 2015 World Prixd’Excellence Award by the International Real Estate Federation [FIABCI] as the world’s best master-planned community.
Consecutive WA Planning Ministers appointed Mike Deputy Chairman of the Subiaco Redevelopment Authority and Board member of the East Perth Redevelopment Authority from 2002 – 2010. Mike has also held the positions of; Chair EPRA Planning Committee, Chair SRA Planning Committee, and Chair of the HIA WA Planning + Development Committee.
In 2009, the Victorian Government appointed Mike to the independent property industry panel that nominated the 900-hectare Werribee East landholdings, within the City of Wyndham, as the site for a model 21st century city for metropolitan Melbourne.
Based in Melbourne since 2005, Mike is now leading the practice’s design teams implementing new towns and urban renewal projects in Victoria, South Australia, Queensland, and the Australian Capital Territory.
Mike is a Fellow of the Planning Institute of Australia and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Creating suburbs people want to live in is a placemaking challenge. What makes for an attractive habitat and is there a recipe for success? In this session we’ll take a closer look at the art and science of getting people to love the place they call home, and how community engagement can be used as […]