STEVE NIVEN | Project Landscape Architect


Steve Niven is an experienced Project Landscape Architect who is driven by his passion for the built environment and designing natural environments and play spaces for the community and young children. Steve is skilled in 3D illustration and rendering using various software packages, utilising those skills on a number of educational and tourism design projects.

1. What is your nickname? Phteven

2. What is your favourite food? Burgers 

3. What do you love most about the design profession? Ability to create something new and improve our environment

4. What professional skill do you most admire in someone? Work ethic

5. What’s your favourite building and/or landscape design? Falling Water …. love the marriage of landscape and building

6. What place is on your bucket list to travel to? Grand Canyon

7. What is your hobby? Scale model building and collecting LEGO (cause it’s for collecting not playing with, right?)

8. What’s your favourite T.V show? X-Files

9. What is your ‘spirit animal’? Cat (a big version like a leopard or tiger)

10. What is your most valuable professional quality? My work ethic

11. If you were Prime Minister of Australia, what is the first thing you would do? Reinstate free higher education

12. If you could witness any event of the past, present, or future, what would it be? Dinosaurs (from a safe distance you understand)

13. What movie can you watch over and over again? Star Wars … but not the prequels …. Let’s not mention the prequels