Nilufer Danis BSC MLA CMLI

The founder of the company, Nilufer Danis, is an international award-winning Chartered Landscape Architect and Garden Designer with 15 years’ work experience designing all scales of landscape in the UK and overseas. She specialises in a wide range of projects, including private gardens, residential, public realm, leisure, education, parks and show gardens.

Originally from Turkey, Nilufer moved to the UK in 2000, after completing her BS in Landscape Architecture. She continued her education, completing an MA at the University of Greenwich and Landscape Institute Chartership.

Her work has been recognised with a number of awards for a diverse range of project briefs in the UK and abroad. These include three RHS gold medals, two ‘Best in Category’ and two ‘Best Trade Stand’ awards at the RHS Chelsea and Hampton Court Palace Flower Shows.

Nilufer’s international projects have been honoured with ‘Best Thematic & Innovative Project’, ‘Best International Project’ awards by Plant Magazine and ‘The Innovative Garden Special Prize’ by EXPO2016 Antalya and featured in design magazines worldwide.

Her genuine passion and love for gardens and landscapes allow her to use her creative skills to provide aesthetically pleasing, functional and sustainable spaces that people can enjoy and relax in.

Nilufer Danis-Lotus Design Studio
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Paul Mark Vincent Dip PSGD

Paul-Mark graduated from the Pickard School of Design in 2007 and is a pre-registered member of the Society of Garden Designers. He has worked on a wide range of residential and commercial projects. Paul-Mark has a keen interest in modern design and architecture. His work is informed by attention to construction detail and a fluid use of modern perennial planting. Additionally he provides CAD and Visualisation work for many prominent Garden designers and Landscape Architects as an external consultant.

Sabahattin Sakalli BSC

Sabahattin Sakalli has graduated from Mustafa Kemal University of Landscape Architecture with distinction in Turkey. During his bachelor’s program, he studied at Warsaw University of Life Sciences in Warsaw, Poland for two semesters with the ERASMUS scholarship. Sabahattin has taken part in multi-disciplinary and international competitions and gained valuable experience. He has excellent graphic and artistic skills and a good attention to details. He enjoys taking part in workshops and symposiums in relation to landscape architecture.

Sabahattin Sakalli

Gareth Ryman BSC (Hons) GradCIEEM

Gareth has worked as an ecologist and environmental project manager for 7 years, and possesses a degree in Marine Biology and Coastal Ecology. This experience has been derived both in and outside of London working in conjunction with local authorities such as Harrow, Hounslow, Chichester, Arun and The South Downs National park.

He has diverse experience advising the best course of action with regard to best environmental practices on large construction projects (such as HS2, M25 improvement works, Farncombe flood alleviation scheme, Wallsea Island, The West of Chichester and Harrow regeneration projects) to individual garden in house improvement works.