"I’m fascinated by the power of urban design and landscape architecture as a tool to combat global issues. The power of quality public space to transform communities, reduce socioeconomic disparity and provide safe urban experiences for women, LGBTQIA+ and people living with a disability."
Terrence Stapleton


BLArch (Hons) Lincoln University (NZ)

TCL Sydney


Hailing from Aotearoa (New Zealand), Terrence is an Associate who leads our Sydney studio and has over 11 years of experience working on some of Australasia’s most exciting and complex projects.

From cultural precincts to large scale urban developments, national parks and infrastructure, Terrence is highly skilled throughout the design and construction process. No stranger to high-pressure environments as lead consultant on large project teams, Terrence brings a strong client focus to deliver exemplary design outcomes.

He brings innate attraction to future focused sustainable design outcomes. Terrence creates regenerative, urban eco-systems which consider water sensitive urban design, biodiversity and robust sustainable materials.

Terrence’s skills in management and client relations ensure a well-balanced approach to project delivery and client satisfaction.

TCL acknowledges all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people — the traditional custodians of the land on which we work. We respect their continuing connection to land, waters, and culture and recognise that sovereignty has never been ceded. We pay our respects to Elders past and present.