Dominic is a qualified Landscape Architect, Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute with some thirty years’ experience. He is the designer of the Eden Project in Cornwall and was recognised for this through the Landscape Institute Peter Youngman Award 2006 and being granted Fellowship of the Institute of Horticulture. Throughout his career Dominic has engaged with the specialist area of Historic Parks and Gardens and is well known in the industry. He is Chairman of the Garden History Society and was Chairman of the National Trust Gardens Advisory Panel 2008-2015. Dominic set up DCLA in February 2012. Recent projects include advising The National Trust and Bucks CC on their response to the impact of High Speed 2 rail; upgrading the garden at The Goring Hotel; restoration of the monument at Box Hill; the landscape at Sevenoaks School; landscape management on Hampstead Heath, working with The National Trust on presentation of the gardens at Ham House; new parking at Stanley Spencers Sandham Memorial Chapel; understanding the historical development of the Gardens at The Temple and researching the original designs for the landscape of Churchill Gardens in Pimlico – the post war housing estate became a model for housing all over Europe.
Dominic was on the Project Board for the Geoffrey Jellicoe Hemel Hempstead Water Gardens that received funding from HLF in 2014