Caterina studied Landscape Architecture at the University of Gloucestershire as a mature student, gaining a first class degree and a distinction at post-graduate level. Her previous experience ranged from web and graphic design, sound technology, and in the hospitality and tourism business in the UK and abroad. Whilst at University she worked for an Environmental practice gaining experience in Landscape and Visual Impact Assessments, Green Infrastructure and landscape planning using Geographic Information System.
Since joining Portus and Whitton in 2014, Caterina has been involved in a broad range of projects, including Residential and Educational Landscapes, Historic Landscapes, Private Gardens and Landscape and Visual Assessment. Working as part of larger teams, and at different design stages, Caterina has been gaining a varied range of skills, ranging from analysis and research, conceptual design, hard landscape, detailing and client presentation.
Caterina’s strengths to the practice are as a problem solver at all design stages, with a personal commitment to all her projects.