A prominent landscape architect, with over 30 years of international design experience, Allen Kerton has guided the design for numerous award-winning hospitality and landmark luxury residential projects worldwide. With a strong commitment to design excellence and innovation, balanced with a detailed knowledge of the world’s natural environments and ecosystems, his creative leadership and mentoring is an important part of every project he is involved in.
Allen Kerton is a prominent landscape architect and master planner, with almost 40 years of international design experience. He has led the landscape design for numerous award-winning resort, hospitality and luxury residential projects, in a diverse range of locations worldwide. With a strong commitment to design excellence and innovation, balanced with a detailed knowledge of the world’s natural environments and ecosystems, his creative vision and leadership is an important part of every project he is involved in the design of.
As a passionate adventurer, ultra-runner and mountaineer, he has travelled on foot through some of the world’s most remote and spectacular desert, mountain and forest environments. Allen draws much of his design inspiration from these wild landscapes. He is committed to sustainable and responsible landscape design and always looks for design solutions that balance the needs of people with the protection and preservation of the natural world.
Sally is an esteemed executive and seasoned industry veteran. With her wealth of experience and meticulous work ethic, she adeptly leads the team with a supportive demeanor. Her professionalism, coupled with a comprehensive understanding of diverse industry sectors, consistently equips her with a distinct perspective and an adaptable approach.
With a Landscape Architecture background, Hui Onn has more than 15 years of professional landscape design and project management experience across China and South East Asia. He is currently leading the China team and is well versed in client management, contract documentation and negotiations. He is also actively involved in project scheduling and budgeting across 3 offices. He has since developed a strong passion for landscape design in hospitality projects, which he considers as a leisure-oriented task.
Jerry has over 10 years of working experience in the Landscape Architecture industry. As an Project Director, he is responsible for business development and project management in hospitality, residential and mixed-use projects focusing mainly on China market. His objective is to be constantly engaged in all stages of landscape design, from master planning, concept design to construction administration and site supervision.
Dzaki is a veteran in the landscape design industry with more than 25 years of experience. His creativity and passion for design is well recognized and is reflected throughout his work internationally. From hospitality, residential, commercial to conservation projects. His design is always indicative of his passion in conceptualizing and integrating architecture and landscape into one seamless entity.
As Director of Projects, Lee Lian is based in the Singapore office where she has contributed to a diverse portfolio of high-end luxury hotels, resorts and bespoke private projects across the globe. She guides the regional design team across offices both creatively and strategically to produce programs with purpose and environments that invigorate the imagination. Lee Lian focuses on delivering iconic destinations with uncompromising dedication to quality that unites a client’s vision with her own unique perspective on design.
A Landscape Architect and Master Planner with over 10 years of experience, Lee Lian is a process and outcome-focused designer who has in-depth experience in resort, environmental design and planning. She has a unique design sensibility in developing highly complex concepts and experiences of varying scales from boutique resorts to large scale masterplans within the hospitality industry and has an extensive portfolio that spans across the Middle East, Central and South East Asia.
Chris is a landscape architect with a Bachelors degree of Environments. Having honed his craft for over ten years, he has been intricately involved in a wide range of urban and hospitality projects from conceptualization through to completion. With a flair for environmental sensitivity, balanced design, and great skills as a landscape designer Chris believes in multi-faceted designs that are contextually relevant with a strong aesthetic narrative. Chris has a great spatial & material understanding. His portfolio of work spans across Asia, with commercial, residential, and hotel projects in South Asia and China. Chris as a Project Director, spearheads our growing presence in Vietnam within the hospitality sector with notable projects work in Halong Bay, Cam Ranh, and Phu Quoc.
Herbert is a multi-faceted Landscape Architect with over 13 years of design experience in hospitality, landscape master planning, residential townships and public realm. With his international exposure in major cities – Manila, California, London, Honolulu and Singapore, he has a wide range of both local and overseas landscape projects with varying size and typologies. He brings forth strong knowledge on hospitality design that balances between human-centric design and respecting nature.
Herbert is a certified specialist on landscape sustainable systems, specifically stormwater management. He is also passionate about innovation and technology, constantly creating intersections in design thinking through collaboration for landscape design. He is a progressive thinker who like to create workflows for the ever-evolving Landscape Architecture industry.
Tania is an experienced Project Director with over 12 years of work experience. Her professional journey has taken her across Western Europe, the Middle East, India, Southeast Asia, and China, providing her with profound insights into diverse scales, contexts, and typologies. With an extensive background in landscape design for private residences, high-end luxury resorts, commercial and mixed-use buildings, as well as environmental and landscape master planning, Tania exemplifies a meticulous and outcome-driven approach.
As a strategic leader, Tania has guided teams and managed complex projects from concept design to construction documentation and supervision stages, ensuring the integrity of the design vision throughout. She firmly believes that landscape design plays a crucial role as an anchor between art, architecture, and nature, profoundly impacting the well-being of individuals. Tania is also an educator in sustainable landscape design, emphasising a strong focus on sustainability in her design approach complemented with her rich experience in water-sensitive and ecological design.
Anna holds a degree in Architecture from the Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines. She had gained experience in multi-disciplinary architecture and construction companies in Manila, before heading to Japan as a scholarship trainee in architecture with the International Labour Organization of Japan.
Since moving to Singapore in 1992, she has worked on a variety of projects ranging from residential, hospitality, commercial and mixed-use developments throughout Asia. As a Project Director, her role involves collaborating with clients, consulting firms and contractors to develop and provide solutions to challenging projects from design, sustainability, project management to construction review.
An Associate with over 18 years of working experience, Halim began his career as a landscape architect after graduating with a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (Honours) from the University of Technology, Malaysia. He is passionate in curating a sustainable environment through landscape architecture in a creative and artistic way. He is responsible from inception through completion for various projects, ranging from urban residential, resort/hotel, commercial, public park and landscape master planning. While ensuring that the design process has met the requirements of the Clients, with the successful implementation on site.
Nereo holds a degree in Architecture with over 17 years of working experience. His prior experience working with developers and contractors has given him technical and practical knowledge which he now readily imparts to junior designers and project managers. He is passionate about integrating passive, sustainable green technologies in his design and in seeing the materialization of every project from concept to construction completion. In his leisure, he dabbles in photography, painting and urban sketching.
Chanse has over 16 years of experience in the realm of landscape hospitality. She has designed and led many of our luxury hotel projects together with various luxury hotelier groups. She has a unique sense of design & aesthetics. Chanse is a highly motivated landscape designer and always delves deep into the client requirements helping them translate their visions into projects of very high design quality, which have often received multiple design awards. Our studio benefits from her immense sense of materiality, art and balance in form & spaces.
Ean has 7 years of professional landscape design and project management experience across Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR and Singapore, he is actively involved in creative design work and well versed in client management and negotiations, especially the projects in China market. Ean has worked on a variety of projects ranging from residential, commercial, hotel, resort and mixed-use developments in all stages of landscape design, from concept design to site supervision.
Mark has amassed 17 years of professional experience in the fields of architecture, construction, and landscape design.
His involvement in residential, mixed-use development, hotels, and resort projects across Asia encompasses the entire spectrum of the projects, from concept design to construction.
Mark’s deep fascination with landscape, coupled with his architectural background, profoundly influences his design approach as he places great importance on the interplay between nature and the built environment, striving to create a closer connection between people and their surrounding landscape.
Chakrit Ounvises (Nhoom) plays an important senior role in our Bangkok office as a Director. With an architect background, his passion for landscape design is evident in many of Asia’s premier hotel and resort developments. With more than 18 years of experience and creative design work, has empowered him to lead his team in our Bangkok office with great competence.
Jeerustha’s role as a Director involves leading the project team in preparing the design studies and guidelines, concept plans, and presentation materials. She collaborates with consulting firms to plan and develop innovative solutions for challenging projects across all aspects of the building and landscape architecture.
Through her years of experience, Jee has fostered close relationships with international clients, ensuring the proposed landscape concept design aligns with their requirements and budget. Her expertise in client management is driven by the efficient communication processes she establishes between the design and delivery teams.
With more than 14 years of experience as a Senior Landscape Designer, Lampoon’s role includes leading her project team in preparing design studies, concept plans, presentation graphics and detailed design development for projects in Thailand and China. Her enthusiasm in design and the nurturing environment in which she created, has made her a great team leader and built a productive relationship with clients.
Chapoo Rordpet (Peem) main responsibility includes project management, conceptual design, detailed design development and site supervision for a diverse range of hospitality, residential and mixed-use development across Asia and China. His flair in design and management skills ensures efficient communication and productivity among team members.
An Architectural graduate with more than 10 years of working experience, Nitipol (S) role as a senior landscape designer includes conceptual sketch plans, presentation graphics, detailed design development and project management. He has undertaken many iconic residential, commercial, urban mixed-use and hospitality projects throughout South East Asia and China markets. His expertise in design development and project management encompasses an efficient communication process within the team.
A self-motivated and organized professional with over 12 years of experience in providing thorough and skilful support in design role and leadership. Karuna (Fun) has significant experience in a diverse range of hospitality, residential, commercial and mixed-use projects across Asia and Maldives. Her enthusiasm in landscape design has contributed to the team in producing excellent design works and building good relationship with clients.
Nuttaporn (Nim) graduated with a Bachelor of Landscape architecture from Chulalongkorn university and holds a Msc Tourism and Environmental Management from Oxford Brookes University, UK. She is intricately involved in a wide range of residential, urban mixed–use, hotel and resort projects in both local and South East Asia markets. Her responsibilities include project management, conceptual design, detailed design development, construction drawing and site supervision.
A Landscape Architectural graduate with more than 15 years of working experience, Rapee (IB), a Senior Landscape Architect is adept at 3D Landscape design and detail design development. He has undertaken many iconic residential, commercial, urban mixed-use and hospitality projects throughout South East Asia and China markets.
Khun Bee a Senior Horticulturist, with more than 13 years of experience in the landscape architecture industry. She is passionate about plants, landscaping and enjoys working with nature. She has worked on numerous projects, from creating planting design with strong forest concept but unfavourable environment to luxury pool villas with low cost and maintenance budget, where she overcomes each challenge and completes the projects with great confidence and satisfaction.
Surisa (Ae) has major involvement in softscape design development on a wide range of projects such as hospitality, residential and commercial across South East Asia and China regions. Her responsibilities include softcape concept design to construction documentation and site supervision. Her 17 years of experience in softscape design has strengthen her unique expertise to realize the client’s requirements with design quality and cost efficiency. She is always looking forward to more outstanding and challenging projects.
Nyoman Diksa, an Architect graduate from the National Institute of Technology, Bandung, Indonesia. His passion and enthusiasm in landscape has led him to commence his journey on landscape designs since 2003. Currently an associate, he is responsible for project management, conceptual design, design development and site supervision of a diverse range of hospitality, residential and commercial projects throughout China and Southeast Asia. His 15 years of experience empowers him to lead his team with confidence, while imparting his team members with knowledge and encouragement.
An Architecture graduate with more than 10 years of experience. Ngurah has assumed the role as design lead and conducted conceptual design, space planning, design presentation, material development, sketches, rendering and model making. He is an Innovative professional capable of creating dynamic designs independently or in collaborating with associates and client.
Wayan is a bachelor of architecture with 17 years of landscape design experience. As a senior landscape designer, he has led & conceptualised various design studies, masterplan sketches, graphics presentations, detailed design development and project management. His design philosophy is to reconnect the human beings and nature through wellness in design. He has been involved in a diverse range of hospitality, residential, commercial and urban mixed-use projects throughout Asia and China markets.
As a landscape designer, with over 10 years of landscape design experience, Ary has strong proficiency in architectural design, graphics presentation, detailed design development, and project management. His main principle behind every design process is to reconnect human beings and nature through well-crafted and stunning landscape designs with his in-depth experience in residential, environmental design, and commercial projects. He has been involved in a diverse range of hotels, resort projects, and residential, commercial, and urban mixed-use projects throughout Asia and China markets.’
Aditya is an architecture graduate from Udayana University, Bali, Indonesia. His passion and enthusiasm in architectural design started from 2019. At Coopers Hill, Bali, he is in charge of design presentation, rendering and model building. He believes in an immersive process while developing visualisations and technical details.
Dominique Zhu, our Design Associate in Shanghai studio has more than 10 years of work experience in landscape architecture & design. She has a keen perception of spatial qualities at site and believes in treating the environment with humility while respecting the place spirit. Aside from being a nature enthusiast, Dominique devotes herself to research projects and local culture, and strives to pursue the integration of site and environment through her designs.
Ronnie Xu is an experienced landscape architect and urban designer with a strong passion for creating comfortable, memorable, and enduring landscapes and spaces. As a project associate based in Shanghai, he has worked on a variety of luxury hotels, resorts, and mixed-use developments throughout China. Ronnie’s expertise extends beyond design skills as he brings extensive project management experience, ensuring the successful delivery of projects. He firmly believes in design solutions that consider the local context, offer flexibility, and prioritise quality and attention to detail.
Ronnie has managed several high-profile projects, including Diaoyutai Zhuhai, Ritz Carlton Beijing, Six Senses Dali, Alila Wuhan, and Capella Nanjing, earning him recognition from city governments, developers, and hotel operators.
With 5 years of experience, Charles believes that landscape is an interdisciplinary medium involving history, art and technology. Combining the characteristics of the project and coordinating many factors of the project is the key to success. Focussing on innovation & user understanding, Charles has worked on commercial, residential, hotel and resort. His work ranges from landscape planning to artwork & graphic design. Charles likes to explore the potential use of the space, giving new life and meaning to it, through an in-depth & rich on-site experience.
Sean is an experienced landscape and urban designer. He has participated in a large number of urban & landscape design projects, focusing particularly at commercial and residential landscape design. He firmly believes that every project should be tailored to local conditions & respect the context. Hence, he designs from the perspective of local culture while creating a unique environment. His goal is to help realize the vision for each client through a process-oriented design methodology.
Fiona graduated from the University of Sheffield. She has been involved in the design of a number of boutique commercial and public realm projects at Coopers Hill. She believes that every site is unique & requires a micro-observation of the behavior of site users focussing on materials, plants, and spatial planning. She believes that climate-based designs connect time and space, and can bring a positive change to the world.
Trained as a horticulturist, Li ling has a passion for creative design solutions that are both environmentally sustainable and rich. With that growing passion, she hopes to find the ultimate balanced relationship between the urban life and natural environment – the feeling of returning to the essence of life.
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Khoa graduated with a degree in Architecture, specialising in Regional and Urban Planning. With over 8 years of experience in the industry, he has gained valuable insights while collaborating with international consultants in Thailand, Vietnam, and Australia. This exposure has equipped him with a profound understanding of clients’ desires, enabling him to strategically incorporate them into his designs. He has also developed deep cultural, technical, and environmental design knowledge, particularly in Vietnam. Fueled by his passion for creativity and a keen sense of design thinking, Khoa confidently crafts various types of landscape designs. His drive stems from the aspiration to create optimal living environments, and he endeavours to find design solutions that bring people closer to the landscape and its natural habitat.
An experienced senior landscape architect, Massey has been working in landscape architecture design and management since 2006. In his 16 years of work experience, he has developed a wide range of cultural and environmental design knowledge internationally, ranging from Laos, Japan, China, to particularly Vietnam.
He always believes that landscape designs should be about creating meaningful patterns based on a thorough understanding and implementation of cultural, historical, and ecology design elements.
Phuong holds a degree in Landscape Architecture. In 4 years of her experience as a landscape architect, she has been involved in the design of a number of resorts and garden-design projects. Landscape design is her passion, where she tries to blend man-made landscapes within the existing nature and the context. Through the challenges in each project, she learns that every detail, every plant in the landscape needs a lot of observation and consideration. She believes that landscape design is one of the strongest aesthetic tool to help people connect with nature and each other in a crowded-modern world.
Thy graduated in Landscape Architecture from the University of Architecture in Ho Chi Minh City. Her passion and enthusiasm for landscape started when she discovered the beauty of nature and science in the built environment. Despite being recently graduated, Thy has worked on several landscape design projects and has won top prizes in academic competitions. She is very pragmatic and creative in her design approach. Thy usually entertains herself with digital art and explores parametric design structures in her leisure time.
Vy brings almost six years of learning during the course of obtaining her bachelor’s degree in landscape design. Being one of the students with the best graduation projects in the course, Vy has won many design awards as designer – 2 individual and 3 group awards. As a sociable Landscape Architect, Vy enjoys engaging and interacting with people while, at the same time, focusing on design innovations and user understanding. This practice, allows Vy to bring to the world an experience of sustainability resonance with nature while designing landscape spaces. In addition to her expertise in landscape design, Vy is also proficient in graphic design, and event organization. She breathes an artist’s soul into her designs like she experiences life.
Leading the Cooper’s Hill Dubai Office, Maciej brings with him over a decade of experience with projects spanning from Europe through the Middle East to Southeast Asia. With a background in both Landscape Design and Architecture, he is especially passionate about blending the boundaries between the built and natural environment. Having experience on both the Consultant’s and Developer’s sides, he possesses a deep understanding of the client’s needs and strategic objectives. Maciej ensures that, in addition to striking aesthetics, every project surpasses expectations in its functionality and practicality.
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