New Director at Context Landscape Design

Darren Mansfield, a former principal at HBO+EMTB, has joined Context Landscape Design as Practice Director.

Darren’s experience as a landscape architect covers a wide range of projects from private homes to major roads and rail infrastructure, airports, embassies, campuses, parks and resorts. He has directed the planning and design of significant public and private landscapes locally, nationally and internationally, and he brings a strong sustainability ethic to his work.

Context was established in 1990 and is one of Australia’s leading landscape architectural consultancies. The work of the firm is spread across many areas including landscape master planning, community design, parks, public domain and town centres, waterfronts, education, leisure, sports and entertainment precincts and green infrastructure. As Practice Director, Darren’s focus is to ensure that Context is recognised as consistently producing high quality work.

Former director Oi Choong will continue to practice as Special Consultant to Context and still be actively involved with all projects. Oi says, “It has been a most rewarding and enjoyable experience working [at Context] and I look forward to continuing in my new role as Consultant.” She also looks forward to pursuing other interests in the arts, music and travel.


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