Holly and Jack established PLAN Design Landscape Architects Ltd in 2018 with 10 year’s experience in the industry. They met studying Landscape Architecture at the University of Gloucestershire in 2008, they have worked together at award winning practices in London and Gloucestershire and they have extensive and varied project experience in both the UK and abroad.
They constantly strive to incorporate the latest technologies and research, implementing the use of sustainable materials and sustainable drainage solutions (SuDs) whilst respecting the natural environment and working towards a greater future for our rural and urban spaces.
They have an established record of successfully delivering innovative and sustainable design from conceptual sketch ideas through to technical detail and completion on site.
We are a small practice which allows us to provide our clients with a personal approach on all projects. We also have a network of highly qualified designers, artists, technicians and specialist consultants who can support on projects when required. We have established relationships with suppliers of high quality materials, specialist consultants and constructions services.
We strongly believe collaboration is the key to project success from early concept stages through to completion on site. Our drawing standards and file naming systems are based on industry standards to ease collaborative working. We constantly review our in-house standards to keep up-to-date with the latest technological advancements, British Standards and industry developments.
Jack has a background in science and he is inspired by innovative landscape design and how to create intrigue in modern spaces. Jack completed a BSc (Hons) in Neuroscience at Bristol University where he specialised in human memory and evolution of perception before converting to Landscape Architecture in 2010 with a Post Graduate Diploma. Somehow, he found the common ground between both disciplines and he is passionate about creating spaces that enhance the human experience.
Over the past 10 years he has gained valuable and varied experience in award winning practices in London, Hampshire and Gloucestershire. Jack has worked as a lead designer on many high profile schemes in London and around the world.
Jack's expertise centre around large scale and often high density residential and mixed-use urban developments, public realm design, masterplanning, overseas resorts and business parks. Jack frequently presents at Design Review Panels, Local Planning Authorities and to the Greater London Authority. He enjoys the challenge of using Landscape Architecture as a tool for making places people can love.
Holly has a background in fine art and is passionate about creative and sustainable design. Holly completed a BA(Hons) in Fine Art at Leeds Metropolitan specialising in contemporary landscape painting, she freelanced as an artist and creative designer before converting to Landscape Architecture in 2010.
Over the past 10 years she has gained valuable and varied experience in award winning practices in London and the South West on a wide variety of projects including; residential, public realm, primary and secondary schools, universities, visitor centres, healthcare and garden design.
Holly's expertise centre around education, residential developments and private gardens. Holly has substantial experience of community consultation and stakeholder engagement and she is passionate about ensuring landscape design addresses local needs and fulfils aspirations.
Holly became a chartered member of the Landscape Institute in 2015 and is a now mentor on the pathway to chartership She is actively involved with the Landscape Institute as a member of the LISW and the Editorial Advisory Panel.
The Garden Studio, Cheltenham