"I have always been interested in seeing the world through two lenses. Zoomed out to see the big picture, and zoomed in to see the fine detail. I think that taking both views into account allows me to have a sense of appreciation, wonder, and curiosity to learn more about the natural environment."
Grace Lin


BDesSt, BArch (Hons), BLArch

TCL Adelaide


Grace is a passionate and diligent landscape architect and urban designer whose pursuit of innovation and excellence permeates her work. Grace’s broad skills include leading and influencing projects in master planning and concept design through to construction. With over 15 years of experience in the private and public sector, Grace has designed and delivered a wide range of projects in Adelaide and across Australia, from delightful private gardens, to botanic gardens, community parks, wetlands and national parks, to large, complex civic projects such as main streets, retail precincts and city squares.

Grace is experienced in leading and project managing multi-disciplinary teams. A strong communicator and enthusiastic collaborator, with key skills in strategic thinking and keen attention to detail, make Grace an asset to any team. Grace is passionate about sustainability in all respects, with many projects recognised as best-practice in their contribution to ecological, community and economic outcomes through landscape architecture, architecture, urban design, and engineering industry awards.

Grace started at TCL in 2005 and recently returned following 5 years of valuable experience in local government at the City of Adelaide in roles including Principal, Design and Lead, Strategic Projects.

In 2021, Grace became a Connection to Country committee member for AILA SA, to drive and support initiatives to improve the engagement, acknowledgement, and celebration of our First Nations Peoples in landscape architectural practice.

T.C.L acknowledges all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people — the traditional custodians of the land on which we work. We respect their continuing connection to land, waters, and culture and recognise that sovereignty has never been ceded. We pay our respects to Elders past and present.