"Kate is recognised for her ability to understand the integrated nature of landscape design and art and coordinate and implement sensitive and creative projects."
BSc Botany DipEd University of WA PhD RMIT Associate Adjunct Professor University of Adelaide AILA
Kate is a founding director of TCL and is a nationally and internationally recognised and awarded landscape architect and environmental artist, with particular skills in the integration of public art with landscape and urban design. She has worked as both an artist and designer for a number of international art and garden festivals both in Australia and overseas. Kate is experienced in the design of residential and public gardens and parks and her work in this area has been extensively published internationally. Her background in botany and her strong personal interest in horticulture have resulted in her involvement in the planting design of sites throughout Australia.
Kate has been a member of the core design team in many of TCL’s award winning projects including the Redevelopment of North Terrace and Victoria Square in Adelaide and The Australian Garden, which won the 2013 WAF, ‘Landscape of the Year’ Award. She was one of four inaugural recipients of the AILA National Edna Walling Award for Residential Design in 2006.
Kate has taught at both secondary and tertiary levels and is most familiar with the education sector. She has recently completed a PhD which reflected on 25 years of TCL’s practice, as well as her interest in beauty, aesthetics and care and how these qualities can be aligned with creating and appreciating sustainable landscapes.