Silke heads up the Landscape team at Iceni, having joined from a multi-disciplinary environmental consultancy. She has over 17 years’ experience in landscape planning and masterplanning, and also appears as an expert landscape witness at Hearings and Public Inquiries. Silke is a Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute and has an Honours Degree in Landscape Architecture as well as an Urban Design qualification.
Her particular experience and expertise lies 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.
Silke is experienced in producing Landscape and Visual Impact Assessments, Landscape Opinions, Green Belt Assessments, and also evidence for planning appeals and Public Inquiries. She also prepares strategic-scale landscape-led masterplans, illustrating how mitigation could be incorporated into a scheme in order to create an attractive and sustainable environment.