Landscape Studio

About Vista Landscape Studio

Richard Hodgetts is the Director of Vista Landscape Studio and he set up the practice mid 2011. He is supported by a team of Landscape Architects, Ecologists and Arborists.

Richard is an experienced and enthusiastic Landscape Architect with excellent communication and design skills. He believes that work should be fun and enjoyable and that comes across in the way he undertakes projects; with purpose and design flair, producing high quality work exceeding clients’ expectations. In addition, he is forward thinking and responsive to changing priorities with the ability to achieve impressive results. He has well developed skills in problem solving, presentation and financial and business management, with a strong professional desire to develop and progress. Richard has excellent client skills and has developed a strong portfolio of clients.

Summary of Experience:

Richard has 21 years’ experience and a proven capability in; master planning, sustainable landscape design, garden design, urban regeneration, landscape and urban realm design, landscape planning (landscape and townscape visual impact) and EIA both in the United Kingdom and Internationally. He is an experienced project manager who is skilled in taking projects through all the stages in the design process, from feasibility to concept design, master plan, consultation, design development and implementation.

Richard has been responsible for a number of large scale residential, international, educational and commercial projects. He has international experience having worked for a number of international consultancies, designing schemes in the Middle East, Kenya, and Russia.