Phil Smith

Phil Smith

Phil is an energetic, mid-career architect and urban designer with 27 years practice on the Sunshine Coast across a wide range of projects. He learned his domestic craft working alongside gold-medal awarded architects Lindsay and Kerry Clare and Gabriel Poole. In 1994 he established (with architect Liza Neil) the boutique, multi-award-winning design firm Gomango Architects to explore new models of sustainable regional architecture. Phil has designed several award-winning buildings and develops strong, collaborative working relationships with his clients. He is passionate about drawing and design and believes that architecture and cities are powerful engines for creative enterprise and artistic expression. Phil currently sits on the Sunshine Coast Council’s Urban Design Advisory Panel, the Community Strategy Leadership Group and is a director of not-for-profit arts company Creative Arts Alliance.