Shy Tay

Principal - Architect

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As a respected design industry leader, Shy approaches architecture and urban design with energy and an emphasis on place making and city shaping.

Shy has a strong interest in designing authentic places that are relevant to the local context. His engaging, well designed spaces create connections with the community that develop memorable experiences in retail precincts, communities and master planned developments.

Having lived, studied and worked throughout Asia and Australia, Shy has a unique perspective on housing. The design of liveable communities has developed a special interest in bridging the gap between low and high density living, with his work featured in industry publications, including the Density and Diversity Done Well competition and the New World City Design Guide: Buildings that Breathe Design Guide

Shy enjoys working in close collaboration with clients and consultants to create the best outcome for all involved. He is passionate about sharing knowledge and has enjoyed a long association lecturing and tutoring at Queensland University of Technology.





Commercial + Mixed Use

Master Planning


Education + Community


Qualifications + Affiliations

Bachelor of Architecture (First Class Honours), Queensland University of Technology

Registered Architect, Queensland

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