Areas of Expertise
Landscape-led design, Garden cities, Sustainable green infrastructure
Laura is a Chartered Landscape Architect and co -founder of BMD, an award winning landscape architectural practice.
She has over 18 years’ experience designing and delivering residential and mixed -use projects underpinned by a big picture, landscape led approach. Laura works across a variety of development types, but specialises in urban regeneration and the promotion, design and development of higher density residential, mixed -use development and public realm. Laura serves as a member of the Landscape Institute ’s Professional Review Group (PRG) for Birmingham City University. The PRG serves as a critical friend to the university and a link to the professional world.
For Laura it ’s a great opportunity to engage with the university and encourage a new generation of professionals to find their feet. Laura also sits on the Harlow and Gilston Garden Town Quality Review Panel. As a practice, BMD is working on some of the largest planned new settlements in the UK as well as higher density residential development in and around London. In 2018 BMD won an International Design Competition for their Ebbsfleet HALO concept and in 2020 won the LI award for Excellence in Masterplanning and Urban Design for their work at Waterbeach with Urban & Civic.