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Andrew Furness

Senior Landscape Architect

BSc (Hons) Ecology, MLA, CMLI

Andrew is a Senior Landscape Architect with James Blake Associates. He has over 20 years’ experience in both private and public sector and is competent in environmental assessment, design and implementation. His experience includes planning and open space audits as well as project management, Construction, Design and Management Regulations 2015 and contract administration of landscape schemes from feasibility to completion including financial control.

He has experience of team leadership and has significant multi-sector industry experience. Specialisms include Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment (wind farms, residential/retail/mixed-use and energy), grant applications including HLF, WIAT schemes, play area design and construction and transport/highways experience includes MHCW and DMRB, along with experience in design and delivery of public realm and streetscape projects.

His interests include sustainable planting design, habitat creation and management, Green Infrastructure planning and population ecology.

He has recently been working towards an Institute of Learning and Management award for Team Leadership Level 2 and in his spare time he enjoys sailing yachts and playing folk guitar.
Andrew Furness