Dr Behnaz Avazpour

Senior Project Manager

Behnaz is a highly experienced and qualified architect and landscape architect with over 17 years of diverse industry experience, complemented by a decade of academic involvement as an educator and researcher. Her extensive portfolio showcases a variety of projects, including landscape master plans, streetscape designs, and urban park planning. Behnaz’s international experience, spanning the Middle East, Africa, and Australia, has honed her ability to deliver innovative planning and design solutions across various scales, collaborating effectively with a wide range of clients and multidisciplinary teams.
She holds a PhD specialising in water sensitive urban design and green infrastructure. Behnaz has significantly contributed to various research initiatives at esteemed institutions, including UNSW, the University of Sydney, and the University of Melbourne’s Sustainable Healthy Environment (SHE) Lab. She notably led an ARC research project on architectural technology and biophilic design and developed industry post-occupancy evaluation reports to promote healthy built environments.
Behnaz’s passion for urban sustainability is evident in her commitment to enhancing healthy built environments, underscoring her dedication to creating livable, sustainable, and resilient spaces that foster well-being and environmental stewardship.


  • Sustainable Land Planning and Infrastructure
  • Water Sensitive Urban Design
  • Green Infrastructure
  • Urban Landscape and Architectural Design and Development
  • Project Management
  • Team Leadership


  • PhD Urban Development Landscape Architecture
  • Master of Landscape Architecture


  • AILA NSW Advocacy Committee
  • AILA Climate Positive


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