Silke has over 17 years’ experience in landscape planning and masterplanning, having worked at multi-disciplinary consultancies during that time. She is a Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute and has an Honours Degree in Landscape Architecture as well as an Urban Design qualification. Silke also appears as an expert landscape witness at Hearings and Public Inquiries.
Her particular experience and expertise lie in landscape planning, and especially in providing early advice and input into strategic development proposals. She is able to effectively identify landscape opportunities and potential constraints, and her experience allows her to provide clear, timely advice on how to overcome these constraints. Her Masterplanning experience allows her to consider the full picture when it comes to development design and mitigation, integrating her landscape and urban design knowledge to develop design solutions.