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