Richard Weller is Winthrop Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Western Australia (UWA) where he is renowned for combining teaching, research and practice. In 25 years of design practice Professor Weller has received a consistent stream of international, design competition awards. His design work has been published as a monograph by the University of Pennsylvania Press in 2005 and his planning work published by the UWA Press in 2009 under the title of ‘Boomtown 2050: Scenarios for a rapidly growing city’. Professor Weller consults as both a designer and a reviewer of major projects.