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David Booth

Senior Lecturer in Landscape Architecture

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I am a Chartered Landscape Architect with 16 years applied experience in the public and private sector followed by 17 years in academia. Chevron icon

Biography

I am a Chartered Landscape Architect with 16 years applied experience in the public and private sector followed by 17 years in academia; as a course leader for several undergraduate and postgraduate courses and as Faculty Head of Quality and Standards. Professional practice and large scale landscape planning are the two areas I am most passionate about and enjoy teaching.

Qualifications

  • BA: Landscape Architecture, Leeds Beckett University, 1983
  • PGDiploma: Landscape Architecture, Leeds Beckett University, 1985
  • PGCert: Further & Higher Education, Manchester Metropolitan University, 1997

Awards

University of Gloucestershire Excellence Award (2009) for ‘Promoting Sustainability’.

The Crabtree Memorial Bursary, Civic Trust, Leeds. (1988) for the proposal: ‘An Open Space Network for Leeds City Centre’.

Accreditation

Chartered Practitioner, Landscape Institute

Membership of professional bodies

Landscape Institute, CMLI since January 1987

Institute for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, member since January 2004

Higher Education Academy, Fellow since March 2007

Higher Education Academy, Senior Fellow since September 2015

Teaching & Research

Teaching

Large scale landscape planning informed by current changes to policy frameworks using real world projects. I’ve also delivered teaching in CAD, design, urban design and professional practice.

External responsibilities

Working with the Landscape Institute on a number of initiatives around their Education Review and changes to course accreditation processes.

Professional positions

Vice Chair of the Landscape Institute National Accreditation Sub-Committee

External examining

Edinburgh University BCU - Birmingham BCU - Hong Kong BCU - China