Landscape & Urban Design

Landscape & Urban Design

Strategic Landscape & Urban Design Framework for Medway Unitary Authority providing guidance for future planning decisions. This plan shows urban morphology types.

Jordan Valley, Hong Kong

Jordan Valley, Hong Kong

Masterplan for an urban fringe park on a former landfill on the edge of a dense urban area, providing a new gateway to adjacent Country Park

Gravesham Borough Landscape Character Areas 1

Gravesham Borough Landscape Character Areas 1

Kent Landscape Character Types within Gravesham Borough showing the context for Landscape Assessment of potential SLAA site.

Firle Place, East Sussex

Firle Place, East Sussex

Working with Studio Engleback and BBM Architects, we undertook a landscape character assessment and capacity study for this historic estate village within the South Downs National Park, to plan for future affordable housing.

Offham Primary School Playground

Offham Primary School Playground

A challenging steep sloping site with mature trees; the school wanted a new playground but with a limited budget and a sloping site could not use standard 'off the peg' equipment.

Offham School, Maidstone, Kent

Offham School, Maidstone, Kent

Earthwrights did wonderful job of turning my sketches into a bespoke, custom-built timber playground taking full advantage of the trees and contours.

Former Four Winds Farm, Bidborough

Former Four Winds Farm, Bidborough

A wire frame image showing the proposed development of 8 new houses prepared as part of a Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment for the planning application.

Spellands Farm, Brede, E Sx

Spellands Farm, Brede, E Sx

A successful planning appeal against a decision made by Wealden District Council for farm diversification within the High Weald AONB.

Louise Hooper Landscape Architect (LHLA) is a landscape consultancy specialising in sustainable landscape design, rural planning, townscape and landscape character assessment. Louise has 30 years' experience, gained working on large and small-scale projects, both nationally and internationally, in strong design-led practices, government organisations and local authorities. LHLA has developed a reputation for delivering high quality sustainable design as an integral part of every project, from small-scale local schemes to neighbourhood masterplans. 

Areas of expertise include:

  • Strategic planning, concept design and design development

  • Masterplanning, landscape planning

  • Landscape-led design, particularly for sensitive and challenging locations

  • Exceptional private houses such as paragraph 79 applications

  • Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment (LVIA), Townscape and Colour Studies

  • Planning applications and appeals

email: lhla@btinternet.com tel: 01892 870211 mob: 07711820575 based in Penshurst, Tonbridge, Kent 

 

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