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For the past 30 years, Bridget Smyth has pursued a career in urban design and architecture for major public domain and infrastructure projects in Australia and the USA.

Currently, Smyth is Sydney’s City Architect and executive manager of city design and public art. Her portfolio includes Sustainable Sydney 2050’s vision and implementation. She also directs the city’s public art program and manages the Sydney Design Advisory Panel and Public Art Advisory Committee.

From 1996 to 2001, Smyth was director of design for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, leading multiple sectors. From 1990 to1996, she was senior urban designer on the Central Artery Tunnel Project in Boston (United States).

Smyth holds a master of design studies (urban design) from Harvard University and two bachelors (architecture; planning and design) from the University of Melbourne. Smyth is the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2016 AIA NSW President’s award and the 2014 Marion Mahoney Griffin award.

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