Wayne Stephens

Past Chair

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Wayne Stephens has been a member of Learning Environments Australasia since 2007 and a member of the board since 2014. A registered architect with over 18 years’ experience and a Partner of ClarkeHopkinsClarke Architects in Collingwood, Wayne specialises in the planning and design of educational facilities.  

Wayne has extensive experience masterplanning and designing diverse education projects in both metropolitan and regional Victoria and in New Zealand, ranging from new school campuses, multi-campus redevelopments, and key expansion and refurbishment projects on established school campuses.  

Taking an innovative and humanist approach to facility design, Wayne’s design approach is focused first and foremost on the people using the spaces he creates, and on ensuring equitable access for everyone, no matter what their learning needs. He enjoys working closely with schools to realise their vision and exceed their expectations, and believes in the ability of architecture in shaping the diverse experiences in our everyday lives.