CUSP is the point that marks the beginning of change.
CUSP is an winning landscape architecture and urban design practice. Founded in 2013 by Stephen Pate and Daniel Wright, CUSP brings more than thirty years of experience in urban design, landscape architectural design and planning, horticulture, construction, contract administration and landscape maintenance. The team’s experience in all stages of design, documentation and administration ensures quality from design conception through to implementation.
With a breadth of experience in the private and public realm nationally and internationally, CUSP offers a wealth of credentials to ensure our design solutions meet your needs now and for future generations. Our team’s well-known multidisciplinary experience in landscape architecture, urban design and environmental management enables us to create vibrant, and memorable environments.
CUSP’s services include:
Our innovative expertise is evidenced by the success of the leadership team in achieving over 40 industry awards for our clients [whilst employed by other practices], most notably:
2013 CCAA Public Domain Awards Commendation for Public Precincts, 2013 AILA Design Excellence Award,2012 Australia Award for Urban Design, 2012 Australian Institute of Architects (Qld) Commendation Urban Design, 2011 UDIA (Qld) Consultant’s Excellence “River Quay” South Bank Parklands *
2011 CCAA Public Domain Awards Commendation for Public Precincts “Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal” Cairns Far North Ports *
2008 AILA National Planning in Landscape Architecture Award “BAC Masterplan” Brisbane Airport Corporation *
2008 AILA National Design in Landscape Architecture Award Special Jury Citation “Stradbroke Domain Resort” Consolidated Properties *
2005 Gold Coast UDIA Award High Commendation "Jacobs Ridge" Stockland Development **
2005 AILA Queensland Design in Landscape Architecture Award Commendation "Emporium" The Anthony John Group **
2002 RAPI Urban Design Merit Award "Capalaba Interchange" Redland Shire Council **
2002 AILA Landscape Planning Award "Deception Bay Community Renewal" Caboolture Shire Council **
2002 Queensland UDIA Environmental Excellence Award "Edenbrooke" Edenbrooke Pty Ltd **
1998 AILA Art in the Landscape Award "Lawson Valley", "The Hideaway" and "Bunya Lake" Heritage Pacific and "Eagle Farm Pedestrian Forecourt" Queensland Turf Club **
* employed by Cardno (Qld) Pty Ltd
** employed by Stephen Pate Landscape Architects (SPLAT)