Caitlin Dawson

MSc Landscape architecture

Landscape Architect

Caitlin works within the landscape architecture team based in Edinburgh. Her role as a landscape architect sees her working on a variety of project stages from the conceptual design stage through to detailed design. Caitlin has strong graphic skills, particularly in 3D visual outputs and rendered masterplans.

Caitlin graduated from The University of Edinburgh with a masters in Landscape architecture in 2017 where she focused her final year projects on materiality and how it can influence the way people use and interact with the landscape. This project was subsequently short listed for the student World Landscape Architect awards in 2019.

Caitlin has gained significant skills in the conceptual design stage and renders of masterplans for several new housing regeneration projects which included innovative play areas. Caitlin has also played a key role in securing successful bids with her strong graphic skills.

These have included:

• East Calder Park: HTA were appointed by the Central Scotland Green Network Trust (CSGNT) on behalf of West Lothian Council to develop a new vision for East Calder Park. The proposals involved strengthening the entrances to the park, improving signage and wayfinding, and creating better play facilities and increased and improved habitats.

• Woolwich reach, London: Stage 4 construction drawings for a residential podium design and public viewing platform overlooking the Thames

• Tower House & Ashbourne: House Slough A successful planning application with Slough Borough Council for a re-development consisting of 2 new mixed residential tower blocks surrounded by a new greenspace, play facilities and mature tree cover. This project focused on bringing better connectivity to the ‘Heart of Slough’, a human scale, people friendly streets, and improved biodiversity and habitat value within the public realm.

• York Drive Estate: HTA were appointed by Campbell Tickell to undertake the regeneration of ‘The worst estate in Newark’ with 350 new homes, extensive landscape improvements around the local playing fields and public realm works. The proposals seek to introduce a better connection to green space for the residence through circular paths through improved woodland, a new innovative play area and a public square.

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