Consulting services in urban design, planning and engagement


Passion. Experience. Diligence.

About Urbanac

Alan Cadogan established the independent urban design and planning practice Urbanac in 2011.

Alan has worked throughout Australia on a wide range of urban projects and led multi-disciplinary teams for public and private organisations. Prior to starting Urbanac, Alan was a Director at the City of Sydney and led the multiple award winning Sustainable Sydney 2030 project. He also managed the City’s Environmental, Economic, Transport and Strategy Units. Alan has also worked for the Department of Planning, Lend Lease, DEGW Architects and Sydney Cove Authority.

Alan is the Deputy Chair of the Bayside Council Design Review Panel.

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Our Approach

We work closely with you to understand your project and your needs. All our clients are unique, and we adapt our response to fit with your project team.

Urbanac brings a contextual approach to design challenges, understanding the place and its setting and looking for opportunities to build on the strengths of the situation within and beyond the project’s boundaries.

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At Urbanac, we know that finding the right professional is a important choice. Get in touch and let's have a conversation. We can help you scope out a solution to address your project needs, walk you through a way forward and provide a detailed fee proposal.

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