Tom James

Senior Landscape Architect

As a qualified Landscape Architect, Tom specialises in detailed design of urban realm projects, focusing on timely delivery of high quality landscape designs.

In 2016 Tom graduated from the University of Edinburgh. Being awarded the Andrew Grant Bequest Scholarship, his university work included award winning garden designs at Les Hortillonnages d’Amiens, France with his masters project being exhibited at the Galicia Museum, Krakow, Poland.

Tom joined the team at OOBE in 2022. Prior to this he has gained experience in an array of project types, working at all design stages. His professional work has orientated on the detailed design and delivery of large scale, yet intricate, urban regeneration projects. Tom excels when working collaboratively with other design team consultants. He believes this approach is essential to achieve lasting holistic landscapes within the built environment. His work to date has demonstrated his capabilities of providing high quality design solutions, balancing the complexity of challenging site requirements whilst holding clients aspirations at the core of each project. Most recently Tom’s projects have been looking to address the design challenge of successfully implementing meaningful, effective yet attractive sustainable urban drainage and attenuation systems within a city context.