Six of our consultants have joined the ranks of NZILA-Registered Landscape Architects

Thomas Keal (Tauranga), Megan Walker (Christchurch), Benjamin Loh, Hanna O’Donoghue, Meg Kane and Tom Lines (Auckland) all passed the New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects examination in November.

Thomas Keal completed the Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (Hons) degree at Unitec, Auckland where he won the Field LA award for innovation in a design project, and the Boffa Miskell CAD award, for innovation in digital technology. Thomas was involved in the conceptual design and management of many significant residential and commercial projects, and has continued with similar projects since joining Boffa Miskell in 2016.

Megan Walker joined Boffa Miskell in 2013 after completing a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (Hons) from Lincoln University. She is skilled across a wide range of CAD, 3D modelling and post-production packages. Megan has been part of several significant projects as part of the Christchurch central city earthquake recovery, including the Metro Sports Facility.

Benjamin Loh received his Master of Landscape Architecture at Lincoln University in 2005. Since then he has worked in Christchurch, Malaysia, Singapore and Shanghai before returning to New Zealand. Benjamin joined Boffa Miskell in 2015 and has been involved in a wide range of projects from concept masterplanning to detailed design of a heritage site.

Hanna O’Donoghue joined Boffa Miskell in 2015 after two years working as a Landscape Architect in London. Her expertise is in complex infrastructure and streetscape projects within the urban realm. Hanna received her Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (Hons) from Victoria University of Wellington.

Meg Kane joined Boffa Miskell in 2016, after running her own practice. Her work can be seen at the Soto Apartments in Meadowbank, and she’s also part of the Boffa Miskell team working on the Cornwall Park 100 Year Masterplan. Meg received both her Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (Hons) and her diploma in Landscape Design from Unitec, Auckland.

Tom Lines received his Bachelor in Landscape Architecture from Unitec, Auckland. He is currently working on a number of projects including Te Arai development. Prior to joining Boffa Miskell in 2016, Tom worked in the UK, Middle East and Asia among interdisciplinary design teams.

To become a Registered Landscape Architect, a consultant will have successfully completed an accredited degree in landscape architecture (either in New Zealand or abroad), completed a mandatory 96-week practical experience as a landscape architect and passed the Institute’s professional practice exam. Registered landscape architects are also required to complete an annual Continuing Professional Development Programme.

12 December 2017