Andy Cooper

Principal Landscape Architect

Skills and expertise

Strategic landscape planning, landscape and visual impact assessment expert witness, sustainable landscape master planning, design and management. Public and private sector sustainable and climate resilient project delivery from inception to completion.


Specialist interest

Multidisciplinary strategic and local level landscape/urban green infrastructure planning and climate and nature responsive design applied across all development sectors. Three dimensional planning and design visualisation techniques. and the use of trees in urban design.

Career summary

Over 28 years as a Chartered Landscape Architect working within multidisciplinary teams achieving successful environmental design informed planning outcomes for government agencies, national institutions, universities, the public and private sector.

Post graduate part-time lecturer in sustainable master planning and design.

Landscape Institute pathway mentor over the past 15 years. Expert witness for local plan inquiries and appeals. Award winning strategic local planning and design work in the fields of green infrastructure and flood resilience.


Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute (1993) Post Graduate Diploma Landscape Architecture (Glos 1991) BA Hons Landscape Architecture (Glos 1989)


First Job

Garden design assistant


Now known for

Trying to make a positive difference in every project and being meticulous



Participating and watching sport, music, good food and time spent with family, friends and our dog Mia.