Dr Andrew MacKenzie

Visiting Fellow

2021- Associate Professor and Campus Director Vanuatu University of the South Pacific

2016-present Honorary Senior Lecturer and research Fellow ANU Fenner School

2014-2016 Head of Discipline - Design and Architecture University of Canberra

2013-2014 Course director for bachelor of Design (majors in Landscape Architecture, Industrial design, Interior Architecture- University of Canberra

2010-2018 Senior Lecturer Landscape Architecture, University of Canberra

2003-2009 Lecturer Landscape Architecture University of Canberra

2002-2003 Landscape Architect JEA and associates

2001-2002 Teacher Landscape design and construction Canberra Institute of Technology Horticulture College

1989-2001 Managing Director MacKenzie Landscapes Pty Ltd

2006 - Registered landscape architect Australian Institute of Landscape Architects no. 01393

Research interests

Areas of expertise

  • Landscape Architecture
  • Land Use And Environmental Planning

Researcher's projects

2020 Understanding Metropolitan Landscapes (Routledge) 


2018 Vanuatu Strategic Tourism Action Plan- Management Plan for the Port Vila Seafront including Feiawa and Fatumaru Bay Parks. 


2016 - Mackenzie, A., Hinton, S., Wu, H., Sun, E. (2016) Crossing the River. In AILA short film festival Anthroposcene. October 2016, Canberra.


2014- Report into the National Capital Open Space System. National Capital Authority, Australian Government Printer.


2013 MacKenzie, A. Decompacting the City. In Canberra Odyssey 2113. Curated by Dale Middleby Canberra Museum and Gallery, 13 July-3 November 2013.


  • MacKenzie, A & Gibbons, P 2019, 'Enhancing Biodiversity in Urban Green Space; An Exploration of the IAD Framework Applied to Ecologically Mature Trees', Urban Science, vol. 3, no. 4.
  • MacKenzie, A, Pearson, L & Pearson, C 2018, 'A framework for governance of public green spaces in cities', Landscape Research, vol. 44, no. 4, pp. 444-457.
  • MacKenzie, A 2017, 'Planning for the redevelopment after a fire event', International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 344-356.
  • MacKenzie, A, Muminovic, M, Oerlemans, K 2017, The intentional use of learning technologies to improve learning outcomes in studio', The Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 47-63pp. https://doi.org/10.5278/ojs.jpblhe.v0i0.1558
  • Hocking, V & MacKenzie, A 2016, 'A Design-Led Approach for Enabling Collective Imagining of Sustainable Urban Futures', in Leshinsky, R., Legacy, C. (ed.), Instruments of Planning: Tensions and Challenges for More Equitable and Sustainable Cities, Routledge, USA, pp. 105-116.
  • Headon, D & MacKenzie, A, eds, 2013, Canberra Red: Stories from the bush capital, Allen & Unwin, Crow's Nest.
  • MacKenzie, A 2009, 'Recovering suburbia: An analysis of sururban form - post fire redevelopment', State of Australian Cities: National Conference 2009, ed. Conference Program Committee, Promaco Conventions Pty Ltd, Perth, pp. 1-25.