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Terras
Landscape
Architects

We lead numerous impactful landscape and urban design initiatives in the region. Our focus is on creating practical, community-driven project solutions that effortlessly integrate site limitations, environmental goals, and engineering factors. This methodology enables us to efficiently meet project requirements and foster positive transformation.

About Us

Terras manage the commercial and practical considerations of each project and look to co-ordinate the design with practical environmental solutions.

Experience

Terras has been involved in thousands of projects with an experience base of over thirty five years extending throughout the Hunter Region as well as interstate areas. We have an extensive history of working on many project types. The collective experience, skills and qualifications of our team provide a highly valuable resource to draw upon. Terras develop strong client relationships and deliver unique design solutions and a history of successfully completed projects.

OUR DIRECTORS

Steven Rushworth - Director

STEVE RUSHWORTH

AILA Reg. Landscape Architect No.1615
MAIH AILDM AILA

Steven is a registered landscape architect and a director of Terras Landscape Architects with over thirty five years experience in landscape and urban design projects including many of the regionally significant projects. Some of these  recent projects include Newcastle’s Honeysuckle Foreshore re-development, Newcastle City Council ongoing Bathers Way Coastal Revitalisation, Newcastle Heritage Sea Baths and the South Newcastle Beach skatepark and promenade.

Steven manages many of the Terras projects from the initial design concepts through to completion and has the skills and valuable experience necessary to identify early design opportunities that may be integrated into projects to achieve successful outcomes.

Steven brings to a project his enthusiasm about the landscape profession and has extensive knowledge of construction processes supported with qualifications in horticulture, design and landscape. His involvement in the creation of new urban spaces and the detailed resolution of complex projects provides clients with the confidence to progress the desired landscaped outcomes.

Guy Frostich - Director

GUY FROSTICK

AILA Reg. Landscape Architect
B. Land.Arch [Hons]
Master of Environmental Engineering Management
Master of Project Management

Guy is a landscape architect and Director of Terras Landscape Architects and brings with him experience from working in both private industry and local government. Through this experience Guy has developed his knowledge and skills in design, documentation and graphic presentation.

Guy’s design experience covers a variety of projects including industrial and residential subdivisions, residential and commercial landscapes, resorts, parks and open space, public infrastructure, and environmental works.

Within Terras Guy is involved in design development and coordination during the early stages of a project as well as the documentation and administration involved in seeing a project through to completion.

Kate Newton - Director

KATE HOPOI

AILA Reg, Landscape Architect
B. Land.Arch [Hons]

Kate brings with her experience working in large and small scale private industry in both New Zealand and Australia. Through this experience Kate has developed her knowledge and skills in design, documentation and graphic presentation. Kate’s design experience covers a variety of landscape architecture and urban design projects including subdivisions, residential / commercial landscapes, resorts, parks and open space, environmental works and public infrastructure. Kate has been involved in design, documentation through to project management. Kate has a particular passion for design of public and urban spaces and has specialised in this area within Terras.

OUR STAFF

Courtney Nix - Accounts
COURTNEY NIX

Reception - Accounts

Simone Dederer - Accounts Manager
SIMONE DEDERER

Accounts Manager - Office Manager

Mahafuj Ali - Landscape Architect
MAHAFUJ ALI

ASSOCIATE - Registered Landscape Architect

B.SC (Arch)
Master of Landscape Architecture

Darryl Smith - Landscape Designer
DARYL SMITH

Landscape Consultant. Landscape Design

B. Des University of Dundee RHS 2 Level 2 Horticulture
Post Grad Dip. Electronic Imaging 20+ years
10+ years Local Government
AYESHA PAWAR

Architect - Landscape Designer

B. Arch

Kelly Monro - Landscape Designer
KELLY MONRO

Landscape Designer – Bush Regeneration

Cert IV Urban Horticulture
Diploma Horitculture [Landscape Design]
Cert IV Conservation & Land Management
10+ years

Oliver Seymour - Landscape Designer
OLIVER SEYMOUR

ASSOCIATE - Registered Landscape Architect

Dip.Hort. (Landscape), Hort.Cert.
Dip. Bus Mgt
10+ years

Emma Ranck - Landscape Designer
EMMA RANCK

Landscape Designer

B Sc (Arch)

Zen Li
ZEN LI

Landscape Architect

B. Urban Rural Planning
Master of Landscape Architecture [University of Melbourne]

KIM LEA

Landscape Designer

B. Design [Architecture]