Lisa Hochhauser is a founding partner of LAND STUDIO landscape architecture + design formed with Paul Blay in 2016. Both Lisa and Paul were, for many years, in private practice in the north coast region where they often joined forces on a variety of projects.
Lisa is a registered Landscape Architect with the NSW chapter of ASLA since 1990. Having studied landscape architecture in the US, where she earned a bachelor degree in Environmental Studies from Syracuse University and a Bachelors degree in Landscape Architecture from the State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Lisa continued her studies in Australia earing qualifications in Horticulture at Ryde School of Horticulture and Fine Art from East Sydney School of Art (currently Sydney College of Art).
Her education and work experience in the US and Australia enabled a tenure as design tutor at Sydney University, school of Architecture from 1988 -2000.
Working in the industry on a vast array of private and public projects as diverse as Kings Canyon National Park to Pitt Street Mall to the island resorts of Hayman and Lindeman Island, has equipped her for a myriad of design and landscape scenarios fostering a broad and open perspective for design and landscape decision making.
Lisa’s interest in fine art and horticulture inform her aesthetic and design strategies. Her fine attention to detail as well as project overview offers a strong base to the creative process as applied to a wide variety of landscape projects and issues. She is strongly motivated in the preservation and regenerative aspects of landscape architecture and a dedication to improving the quality of urban life, utilising principles inherent to landscape architecture and design.