Glenn Harper

Senior Associate & Head of Urban Design

Glenn is an Architect and Urban Designer with a demonstrated experience in the design of public focused projects within complex environments. He is recognised as having a rigorous approach to design, and is able to develop design solutions underpinned by rigorous thinking and solid practical knowledge. He also has extensive experience in project team management, the co-ordination of consultants and the documentation process. Glenn adopts a collaborative interdisciplinary approach in the successful delivery of complex and innovative architectural and urban projects.


Bachelor of Architecture (Hons I)

Bachelor of Architectural Science

(Hons 1 & University Medal)

GBCA Green Building Associate

Professional Affiliations

Registered Architect in NSW
(Reg No 6561)

Registered as Architect in UK
(Reg No 058391J)

Long term National Trust Member

Long term Historic Houses Trust Member

Founding Member of DOCOMOMO (NSW)

AIA (NSW Chapter) Heritage Committee member

AIA (NSW Chapter) past Bulletin Editorial Committee

AIA (NSW Chapter) Mentor program


PTW Architects – Senior Architect

HASSELL  – Associate Architect

DUAP – Urban Design Consultant

AMW, Sydney – Architect

Colin St John Wilson & Ptnrs, London – Design Architect

DPW+S (Schools) – Design Architect

Peter Myers, Sydney – Graduate Architecture


National Trust Heritage Award: Coal Loader, Waverton

Master of Building Award: Harrington Grove

AILA Project Award of Merit: Cooks Cove Master Plan

Citation of Merit Lightweight Structure Association:
Fox Studios parade Ring Market Canopies

Landcom Joint First Prize for Public Domain
Design, Victoria Park Public Domain, Zetland.

Recent projects

Urban Design and Masterplans

  • China Mobile Masterplan, Hangzhou PRC
  • China Mobile Masterplan, Suzhou PRC
  • TEDA Southern Bay Waterfront City Masterplan, Tianjin Binhai PRC
  • Ningbo Cicheng Masterplan, Ningbo PRC

Recent projects prior to joining PTW Architects

Urban Design and Masterplans

  • NIDA Masterplan
  • Ryde Civic Precinct &Town Centre Masterplan
  • Urban Design New Administration Building, Narellan, Camden Council
  • Dee Why Town Centre Study
  • The Rocks Illumination Strategy (SHFA)
  • Cliff Top Building, Luna Park (Mirvac)
  • Civic Place Tender, Parramatta (Grocon)
  • Newington Armory (SOPA)
  • Victoria Park, revised Master Plan (Landcom)
  • Rouse Hill Master Plan Tender (Mirvac)
  • Balfour Park Competition (Stocklands)
  • Parkside Crescent Master Plan, Campbelltown
  • Stonequarry Resort (Bradcorp)
  • Cooks Cove Masterplan (SHFA)
  • Meadowbank Lands Masterplan (Ryde Council)
  • Dubbo Cultural Centre (Dubbo City Council)

Adaptive Reuse / Refurbishment

  • Park Hyatt Sydney Refurbishment (Daisho)
  • Former Coal Loader, Waverton (NSC)
  • The Rocks Centre, The Rocks (SHFA)
  • Newington Armory Amenities (SOPA)
  • Lighting Upgrade to The Rocks Lanes, George St, & Façade Illumination, The Rocks (SHFA)
  • Domain Depot, The Domain (RBG)
  • Parade Ring Market Canopies & Gates (BLL)
  • Department of Education (for AMW)

Public, Community and Hospitality

  • Googong Community Club House (CIC, Canberra)
  • Harrington Grove Country Club (HARPAK)
  • Coast Restaurant, Cockle Bay (Nautilus)
  • Food Market, Taronga Zoo (TZB)
  • Picnic Shelter, Wentworth Common (SOPA)
  • New Generation Gallery (for Parramatta Council)
  • New British Library, London (CSJW+P)


  • Campbell Hill Rd, Chester Hill, (DOH)
  • John Street Square DA, Pyrmont (UDAS)