Gwen joined LUC in 2011. She is a chartered landscape architect with a diverse skill set which includes experience in landscape and visual impact assessment and strategic studies, as well as in more detailed landscape planning and design work, and in implementation, acting as a landscape clerk of works.
She has extensive experience in Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment, in feasibility, consultation, reporting, appeals and inquiry work, as well as the discharge of planning conditions. This work centres on renewable energy, electrical infrastructure, and transport.
Gwen has been involved in numerous strategic studies, considering landscape character, designations, sensitivity and visual amenity. They include: character assessment; impacts on National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty; green belt reviews; regional feasibility studies; capacity studies; and strategic cumulative assessments.
Her design and masterplanning work includes tourist accommodation, civic amenities, public realm and housing.
Outside of work: Gwen enjoys camping, cooking, climbing and the odd bit of caving.
- Strategic landscape studies
- Landscape sensitivity and capacity
- Landscape and visual impact assessment
- Landscape planning advice
- Feasibility and scoping
- Landscape clerk of works
- Masterplanning and detailed landscape design
- Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute (CMLI)
- MA (Hons) Landscape Architecture, University of Edinburgh