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Principal Landscape Architect
Dieter joined SSH in March 2016 as Design Principal, Landscape Design with 15 years’ of experience. He is a talented, versatile landscape professional with extensive experience in the management and delivery of complex landscape projects from concept design through to implementation. Dieter is responsible for leading landscape design development throughout the MENA Region.
Before joining SSH, Dieter spent 9 years working in London for Exterior Architecture and Chris Blandford Associates, where he was responsible for local and international projects and led teams on large and complex briefs across the UK, Middle East and South Africa. These included Beirut Waterfront District, Battersea Power Station Regeneration and Canyon Ranch Spa and Resort. Dieter’s early training as a zoologist and ecologist has influenced his particular approach to design, which blends sustainability, commercial awareness and practicality.
Dieter holds a Bachelor of Landscape with Honours and Bachelor of Zoology & Entomology from the Pretoria University. He is a Licentiate Member of the UK Landscape Institute and also a Registered Professional Landscape Architect, South Africa.