Thomas Gray

PhD Candidate

Tom is a PhD candidate within the Northern Futures research theme at the Northern Institute.

Tom has a background in multiple practices of design including architecture, landscape architecture, graphic design and environmental interpretation. He has completed a Master of Arts (Art in Public Space) from RMIT University and continues this work on major public art projects around Darwin often in collaboration with Larrakia artists.

PhD Project Title

A contextually-based biocentric framework for the planning of public space in the Darwin Harbour region.

Research Interests

  • Public Space
  • Public Art
  • Urban Design
  • Biocentric multidisciplinary frameworks for planning and design
  • Darwin Harbour
  • Northern Australia


Professor Ruth Wallace, Principal (Northern Institute)
Professor Paul Carter (Northern Institute)
Professor Michael Douglas (Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods)

Tom Gray


T: +61 8 8946 7468

Darwin, NT