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who is Kelsie? 

with an inherit passion for everything outdoors, a background in art and design and a guilty pleasure for problem solving; landscape architecture has always been in my blood. 

a few fun facts about me....

I grew up down south on a farm and have always loved being outdoors. I think this helped steer me towards Landscape Architecture... I'm coming up to 14 years in the industry (wow that makes me feel old!).

I had originally intended to design mine site rehabilitation areas but once I had a taste of high end residential, I fell in love with designing smaller more intimate settings and helping improve people's everyday lives. KDLA has a strong focus on Residential, Multi Residential and Urban projects.

I worked in a native nursery prior to studying and still have a love of native flora and sustainable landscapes.

I started KDLA whilst pregnant with my first (I'm crazy, I know) so I could concentrate on the projects I loved with the flexibility I was looking for with a young family. 

We've moved house (and office) recently and we have a terrible garden!! I can't wait to slowly renovate our own little piece of paradise when we get the time. Watch this space! 

When I'm not designing gardens, you'll find me playing with the kids, riding my bike or drinking gin! 


So now you know a little about me, I'd love to hear from you!