BA(Hons) Dip LA CMLIAssociate Director and Chartered Landscape Architect
Robyn is Associate Director at terra firma and celebrated 20 years with the company in August 2015. She is currently working on the i360 vertical pier landscape on Brighton seafront with BHCC and Marks Barfield which started on site this January, the regeneration masterplanning for a Regency period square in Brighton, various secondary schools in London, a secondary free school and leisure centre with extensive outdoor sports facilities in Woking and an exclusive five star hotel just south of Reading, due to open this year, as well as working on schemes in Gibraltar. She has recently completed the overseeing of the construction of a new public park in Thamesmead, coordinated new sport pitches construction for St Swithun’s School in Winchester, has recently helped gain planning permission for an extensive sports and leisure faculty in West London and has acted as Expert Witness on behalf of Chichester District Council.
She has been Project Landscape Architect for over 200 terra firma projects, including the National Air Traffic Control Centre, Prestwick; three schemes for the University of Portsmouth including the award winning Dennis Sciama Building with adjacent public space – Lion Square; the Cumberland Area Project, for Portsmouth City Council (which won a Local Government News Street Design Award); Manor House Hospital, Aylesbury; Older Peoples Mental Health Unit, St James Hospital, Portsmouth; the Falklands Memorial Chapel, Pangbourne; plus numerous schools, healthcare, residential, commercial and leisure projects.
Robyn regularly appears as an expert witness at planning appeals, including Cornwall’s largest ever Planning Inquiry, representing the Council against the development of a huge ‘Energy from Waste’ facility. She has written design guidelines for new dwellings in the Chichester Harbour AONB, soon to be adopted as Supplementary Design Guidance by the Local Authorities, and has produced EIAs for various controversial exploratory minerals schemes.
Qualifications: Chartered member of the Landscape Institute (1998)
Graduate Diploma in Landscape Architecture, Leeds (1995)
BA (Hons) in Landscape Architecture
– Leeds Metropolitan University (1993)