David Sutherland



Fender Katsalidis



Renowned for his enquiring mind, David has had a long and distinguished architectural career with Fender Katsalidis. He began as practice manager and, alongside the founding partners, successfully guided the firm through its formative years.

The expansion of the practice prompted David’s return to his true passion – designing – and realization of his talent for urban planning. His unerring ability to unlock a site’s potential has been crucial to FK’s success in the design and delivery of large-scale residential, commercial and mixed-use precincts.

David leads the design efforts within his own team, overseeing project instigation and conceptual design as well as client support and negotiations as key liaison. David’s expertise working with planning and review authorities has resulted in many of the practice’s best-known projects, including the NewActon, 2&4 National Circuit and Midnight precincts.


Founding Partners

Supporting Partners