Civille is a design consultancy focused on making urban places more in tune with their natural surrounds. 

We bridge the gap between green and grey infrastructure, transforming cities into more sustainable and liveable places by harnessing design and engineering innovation. 

We collaborate with government, business and communities to create living systems that transform urban environments into smarter, greener places.

Our holistic and collaborative approach turns strategy into positive, sustainable outcomes – from the smallest neighbourhood project to the most ambitious urban transformation.

Alexa McAuley

Alexa has more than fifteen years’ experience in green infrastructure policy, planning and design. A qualified environmental engineer, Alexa works to create more sustainable, liveable cities by integrating environmental engineering with urban ecology, landscape and urban design. Alexa has substantial experience consulting to local government and has helped many local government clients shift water sensitive urban design from a niche practice to a mainstream activity. Alexa has also delivered a wide range of design projects, including water, active transport, landscape and ecological design projects in parks and streetscapes. Alexa has experience steering complex multi-disciplinary projects through planning, design and approval stages.

David Knights

David is a designer with more than twenty years’ experience in strategic planning, public open space design, green infrastructure design and sustainable urban water management, delivering feasibility and strategic studies, concept design, detailed design and construction documentation. David works effectively across multiple disciplines to deliver integrated design outcomes. David has been at the forefront of leading innovative green infrastructure designs including stormwater treatment harvesting and reuse projects, greywater wetlands, green wall and green roof treatment systems. David’s projects have won landscape architecture, engineering and planning industry awards.

Andrew McMillan

Andrew is a civil and environmental engineer with a Masters in environmental management and twelve years experience in water management and urban infrastructure. Andrew has designed GPTs, bioretention systems, wetlands, stormwater harvesting systems, wetland and waterway restoration works, as well as undertaking water quality monitoring and analysis, risk assessment, and catchment analysis and strategic planning. His work spans hard urban areas and streetscapes through to natural environments, and includes masterplans, feasibility assessment, detailed design and construction supervision. Andrew has also volunteered with Engineers Without Borders Australia in India and Nepal, working on water safety planning.

Joppe Veul

Joppe is a Landscape Architect with over ten years of international experience in spatial planning and landscape design. Through his work, Joppe aims to contribute to meaningful and sustainable relationships between people and nature, in which ecological processes and their cultural context form the basis of his designs. Joppe has delivered masterplans, concept designs and construction documentation for a wide range of projects in both the private and public spheres, including parklands and open space, playgrounds, education and exposition centres, urban developments, and active transport networks. He has also been involved in research by design projects on energy transition, water management and climate adaptation.

Scott Wall

Scott is a landscape architect with four years’ experience across a range of project types in both urban and natural environments. Scott has experience in the design and delivery of multi-disciplinary projects from masterplanning and concept design through to detailed design and construction documentation.  He has worked on a variety of local government and private projects including parks, sportsfields, playgrounds, ecological design and work in the public domain. Scott has a passion for creating unique and functional places that sustainably integrate urban and natural systems.