OOBE are delighted to have welcomed 2 new staff to our Newcastle office. Adriana Oliveros, originally from Colombia, joins us as a Senior Landscape Architect. She studied architecture in Colombia before completing a Masters in landscape architecture at Newcastle University. She brings with her 8 years of experience working in both small landscape practices and multi disciplinary practices with particular expertise designing education schemes.

Brian Malig Collado, originally from Italy, is the newest member to our Newcastle team. Brian studied landscape architecture in Rome and during his studies he gained experience as a landscape architect in Portugal, Ukraine, Canada and Brasil. Most recently he completed an internship in London at ecoLogicStudio working on a prototype for the worlds 1st bio-digital canopy comprised of an ETFE cladding system with integrated micro-algal cultures within it for the Expo Milano 2015.

We are delighted that Usue Ruiz Arana, Associate Landscape Architect, is returning to our Newcastle Office after a year in Toronto, Canada. Whilst in Toronto, Usue continued to split her time between OOBE, working on her creative practice PhD and looking after her young family. To read about her reflections on Toronto see her article Toronto the Wild.