Marian is a leading landscape architect known for creating beautiful spaces often in sensitive places. For years Marian taught Historic Garden Conservation at Greenwich University. She is gardens advisor to a number of important gardens, estates and trusts and writes a regular series for Listed Heritage, the magazine for Listed Buildings.
Marian is a Board Director of BALI (the British Association of Landscape Industries) and is an advocate of design and education in the industry. She is also on the Board of the Blackthorn Trust Healing garden, and as a plantswoman is passionate about the healing power of plants.
Marian read French and Italian at Oxford having spent years in Italy as a child. She is interested in creating harmony, in forming places where people can be themselves and project their own personalities.
She works with the setting, the people and the available materials to discover and develop the special and the important in each garden and landscape. Respect for the ecology, the history and the future inform her thinking and her designs.
Marian’s team includes industry specialists and talented designers who share her passion for achieving rigorous quality through the softest effects.