Abbie Freestone

Abbie Freestone

Melbourne, AU



Based out of the San Francisco Bay Area, California - Abbie is an Australian urbanist, environmentalist & journalist. Abbie currently works with Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) as a Marketing Coordinator for their San Francisco office. 

Abbie is the founder, publisher & editor-in-chief of Affix Magazine - an independent publication & digital media platform orientated around urban design, planning, diverse culture & sustainable development.

Abbie's passion lies in research, communication and design, with an emphasis on sustainable & social development. With a range of skills & experience from the architecture & design industry to the world of independent publishing & marketing, Abbie is committed to uncovering new ways of thinking about cities, sustainable development & the increasing role that media plays within the built environment.



Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM), San Francisco, CA, US, Marketing Coordinator

Jul 2016 - current

CHT Architects, Melbourne, AU, Communications Manager

Aug 2014 - Dec 2015


The University of Melbourne, Parkville, AU, Bachelors, Environments; Major Urban Design & Town Planning

Feb 2011 - Dec 2014

University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, NL, Summer School; Amsterdam Creative City

Jun 2014 - Jul 2014

Academie van Bouwkunst, Amsterdam, NL, BArch, Amsterdam Thinking City - The Dynamics of Making Amsterdam

Jun 2014 - Jul 2014

RMIT University, Melbourne, AU, BArch, Bachelor of Architecture

Feb 2010 - Jun 2010

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