Working on private and public landscaping projects as diverse as Kings Canyon National Park and Pitt Street Mall to the island resorts of Hayman and Lindeman Islands, has fostered a broad perspective for landscape design and decision making.
Lisa’s interest in fine art and horticulture informs her aesthetic and design strategies. She applies her broad vision and fine attention to detail to a wide variety of landscape projects and issues. Inspired by sustainable ideals, the preservation and regenerative aspects of landscape design is her passion. She is dedicated to improving the quality of our living environments, be it urban or rural and committed to generating beneficial outcomes for the planet.
Lisa studied landscape architecture in the United States, earning a bachelor’s degree in science from Syracuse University and a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture from the State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry.
She continued her studies in Australia qualifying in horticulture at Ryde School of Horticulture and fine art from East Sydney School of Art (currently Sydney College of Art). She was a design tutor at Sydney University School of Architecture from 1988 to 1999 and has been a registered landscape architect with the NSW chapter of ASLA since 1990.
“I love how successful landscape design can generate positive change within our communities and passionately want to improve the environments in which we live and work and in particular sites that have been degraded and suffer from gross neglect.” Lisa Hochhauser