Mary leads teams on a diverse range of projects and is responsible for the design direction and day-to-day management of the practice. Her particular interest is in the integration of landscape and architecture, and the vital role landscape architecture can play in meeting today’s global challenges.
Alberto joined in 2016 and has principally worked on projects in London. He is interested in the relationship between art, architecture and landscape, specifically the innate relation with natural forms and proportions.
A horticulturist and landscape architect by training, Christos is interested in creating spaces which engage people with questions of past and present, nature, and culture. He worked at Exterior Architecture and Gillespies before joining Gustafson Porter + Bowman in 2018.
Elena is interested in ways in which condsidered design can have a positive effect on communities and improve the quality of people’s lives. She is currently working on our International Quarter London and Luton Street projects.
Günther joined the practice in 2012 and has since been involved in several international projects and competitions, covering all design stages. He is currently leading our International Quarter London project in Stratford and a residential project in the Far East.
As our Facilities Manager/Travel PA, Lada has contributed to the practice’s growth with efficient charge of our reception and premises. She is also responsible for coordinating travel for the Partners and wider team.
Mandy (Chih-Yu) has worked on a range of projects that encompass interior design, architecture, and master planning. She has a strong consideration for urban regeneration, public space and landscaping in order to provide a healthy living environment for people.Prior to joining the practice in 2018, Mandy worked in Taipei. She is currently assisting on Storm King Arts Center project in New York.
Miguel’s interest lies in the dynamic interaction between ecological, social and economic processes. His design approach focuses on understanding these processes to define the character of the site, not only geographical but also the historical, social, and aesthetic. He is currently leading the teams for Whiteley’s and York Central.
Martin takes his inspiration from the exploration of landscapes and public spaces in relation to their historical context, cultural influences and morphological composition. His aim is to accomplish holistic designs, merging local and social aspects to create unique and lasting spaces. He is currently leading teams on projects including Buckingham Green and Westerpark West.
With a background in fine art, and a creative eye, Paul is currently working on an exciting new large public square in central London. Since joining us in 2018, Paul has worked on our Vauxhall Square project, and a healthcare competition in London.
Tara is passionate about urban public space and how everyday activities, habits, commutes and experiences can be enriched and celebrated by sustainable design. Prior to joining the practice in 2018, Tara worked at HTA Design, where she led the day-to-day management of various projects and gained experience in large scale residential-led and public realm schemes.
A Chartered Landscape Architect with over four years postgraduate experience, Yuechen has worked on a wide range of projects in the UK, Russia, and China, including public realm, strategy design guidelines, park design, masterplanning, retail and residential development. Yuechen is working on a large residental project in the Far East as well as Westerpark West in Amsterdam.
Androniki has extensive experience of all stages of the design process, from inception through to completion. Before joining us in 2016, she worked for Peter Cook’s award-winning CRAB studio in London, as well as Martha Schwartz Partners.
Eduardo joined Gustafson Porter + Bowman in 2006 and has been involved in high-profile international projects such as our competition-winning Valencia Parque Central (2011-ongoing). He interested in how landscape architecture can provide aesthetic, workable and sustainable design solutions within the built environment.
Elsa worked in France on wide-ranging scale projects, from restoring heritage gardens to creating new public spaces. She is passionate about plants and their morphology, and how they can shape a space. Ethically committed to societal and environmental issues intertwined with landscape, through a holistic approach Elsa seeks to highlight the existing dialogue between history, people and territories to create new landscape narratives.
Janet manages Gustafson Porter + Bowman's finances on a daily basis, including cash flow and financial planning. She joined the practice in 2008 and has many years’ experience in finance for small organisations.
As an established architect and urban designer, Katya specialises in using computer modelling to respond to complex urban design strategies and systems. As an architect and urban designer, Katya has been involved in international projects in Russia, the UK, Germany, Spain, Singapore and China since 2002. She is currently working on the UK National Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre project.
Magdalena has worked at architectural practices in Argentina and Italy, on projects in Germany, Italy, Argentina, Russia, Algeria and Dubai. She has extensive experience of all stages of the design process, from inception and concept development through to construction and completion. Since joining in 2015 Magdalena has managed the design and development of our Taikoo Place project.
Natasha trained in Canada and before joining Gustafson Porter + Bowman worked in a large practice in Oxford. She is currently developing her skills in landscape architecture working primarily on our Vauxhall Square project.
As Practice Manager and PA, Rebecca manages the day-to-day running of the office is personal assistant to the five Partners. She also manages HR and recruitment, Health & Safety and insurances, and is responsible for our office policies, procedures and leading us in exemplary practice.
Tom van de Bospoort
Tom is interested in the relationship between the disciplines of urban planning, landscape architecture and urban design. Through his work he seeks to explore their methods and techniques to create environmentally sound urban spaces. He has overseen the construction stages for Phases 1-4 of Chelsea Barracks and is also working on our International Quarter London project.
Driven by the idea that a fine observation of a site’s features, its marks, history and uses is essential to reveal the genius loci of a place, Camille has developed a versatile and sensitive approach to landscape architecture. Since joining in 2018 she has worked on projects in Brussels in Paris.
Having previously worked at landscape architecture practices in London and a NGO in Greece, Eleni is currently part of our York Central and Whiteley’s project teams.
Gilles De Wever
Gilles has deep knowledge and interest in plants, horticulture, gardens and planting schemes which he enjoys integrating into his design ideas. He is currently leading the Europea Neo Brussels team and working on a number of projects in France.
Joe manages international competitions, new business, and marketing communications and PR - including the development of collateral such as brochures and books.
Lachlan previously worked in Sydney, where his involvement in the design processes of a wide range of projects and their unique responses to site, brief and budget provided him with invaluable experience across a range of project scales and types. Since joining the practice in 2018, Lachlan has worked on two residential projects in London.
As well as an architect, Mariachiara is our BIM coordinator. She is responsible for managing BIM project workflow and strategy, whilst also contributing to the wider design team. Since joining the practice in 2018, she has contributed to projects including International Quarter London, Europea Neo Brussels the UK National Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre.
Nina's current projects include the landscape for a new Science Center in New Jersey, Vauxhall Square, and Museumpark Rotterdam.
Having joined in 2018 from an architecture practice in her native Belgium, Sophie is passionate about urban renewal, landscape and city planning projects that consider the challenges of both today’s and tomorrow’s society. She is currently working on a large high-profile project in Paris.
Ulijona joined our Accounts department in October 2016, working alongside our internal and external finance team. Her part time role allows her to maintain an artist-practice alongside her role at the practice.