Areas of Expertise
Public realm design & delivery, Rail & infrastructure, Sustainablity
Deborah is director/founder of Uncommon Land.
She is amultidisciplinary designer, now specialising in sustainability, public realm and deelopment strategy, having recently been Head of Sustainability for a global architecture practice. Her projects are international and UK-based with specialisms in large scale schemes, complex urban sites, environmentally sustainable landscape and planting design. Recent work focuses on design for education and city-scale masterplans.
Experience on Crossrail and the London Olympic site has given her the awareness of the operation of complex teams. She is also on the HS2 Quality Review panel. Deborah has designed installations and small-scale works for garden festivals as well as private and public residential schemes. She is active in the stewardship and design of projects close to her home in Waterloo SE1, working for the local BID on a new railway bridge, and with BOST on the delivery of new public realm.
She has worked in landscape, architecture, and urban design for over 20 years and as a BEE since 2012 Deborah is a trustee of Charity Bankside Open Spaces Trust (BOST), and was a 2020 Judge for the World Landscape Architecture Awards.