Sergio Famiano has spent over a quarter of a century working in the Town Planning and Development Industry in Perth, Western Australia. He leads key transformational projects, and the sustainable development of Town Centres. He is an expert in urban rejuvenation, urban design, town centre development and housing affordability.
Sergio has spent thirteen years working for the State Developer (LandCorp, now DevelopmentWA), leading key transformational projects, such as the Cockburn Coast (Shoreline), Mandurah Junction, the China Green Development in Subiaco and the Perth City Link Project.
In recent years, Sergio has turned his attention towards the sustainable development of town centres in brownfield and new urban growth areas, applying Jan Gehl’s principles of people-first planning and design.
He has spent much of his career at the forefront of implementing change in the planning and development of Perth, applying New Urbanist and transit-oriented development principles and focusing away from car-dominated planning and design. He is an expert in urban rejuvenation, urban design, town centre development and housing affordability.
Sergio Famiano wrote The New Australian Dream: Rethinking Our Homes and Cities to Solve the Housing Crisis to help the current and future generations to attain having their own home. His book explores and focuses on how we can change the current dilemma and how to buy your own home in Australia.
Visit Sergio’s website for more information: https://sergiofamiano.com/