Dan Parker is a designer and researcher at the University of Melbourne, Australia. His PhD investigates innovative design approaches that can support coexistence between humans and other animals in urban environments. His interdisciplinary research combines work in ecology, design, and environmental humanities. Dan conducts fieldwork in the Italian Alps and studies a Diploma in Modern Languages (Italian) at the University of New England. He holds a Bachelor of Environments and a Master of Architecture from the University of Melbourne. Specialising in digital architectural design, Dan has taught several design subjects, worked in architectural practice, and held positions in digital fabrication labs.