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Emma Skippins - Freelance Chartered Landscape Architect
BSc(Hons), PGDip(LA), CMLI

Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute


Landscape Experience

Freelance Landscape Architect                  2011-Present

           LVIA work: Site visits, viewpoint selection and photography, baseline research, writing the final LVIA for a variety of developments, including residential and care home developments

         Writing the LVIA chapter of the Environmental Statements for new developments, primarily solar farms.

       My time here included working on an LVIA for a proposed quarry.

        I project managed the playground improvement scheme shown on the portfolio page.

Landscape Architect, Neo Environmental               March-August 2015

I was responsible for producing LVIA's for renewable energy developments (wind and solar farms). My work included viewpoint selection (including consultation with Local Authority Planning Officer's), site visits, viewpoint photography, baseline research, writing the final LVIA report.

Landscape Architect, Groundwork Wakefield 2006-2011

Responsibilities included:

Graduate Landscape Architect, RPS Environmental 2005-2006

Landscape Assistant, Design and Property Service, Kirklees Metropolitan Council2001-2004


2011Chartered Member of Landscape Institute (CMLI)

2002-2005    Post Graduate Diploma Landscape Architecture – Merit Leeds Metropolitan University

1994-1997    BSc (Hons) Geography 2.1                                               University of Birmingham

Technical Skills

AutoCAD and Photoshop skills (City and Guilds Level 2 & 3 AutoCAD)

micron web design