Garth is an accomplished Urban Designer and registered Landscape Architect with 30 years of experience throughout Australia and the United States. Garth has a Bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture and a Master of Landscape Architecture in Urban Design from Harvard University. He has taught at RMIT as a Lecturer, and established a highly successful practice based in Melbourne that delivered numerous professionally recognised and awarded public and private realm projects throughout Victoria and NSW. Garth also spent several years as National Design Manager for Stockland, where he drove the design process and delivered numerous major Master Planning and Urban Design projects throughout Australia.
Today Garth runs an accomplished and successful practice Paterson Design Studio (PDS) based in Sydney’s Northern Beaches.
In 2011 Garth was elected a Life Member of the Australia Institute of Landscape Architects as a Fellow.