Rory Langbridge
Staff Rory
Landscape Architect BLA (Hons), BSc, NZILA Registered Nelson
Rory joined RMM in April 2022 establishing and leading the Nelson studio. He has been working as a Landscape Architect for over 28 years and based in Nelson for the last 22.

Over his career, Rory has worked on a wide range of projects in Christchurch, Queenstown and throughout the North and South Islands as principle of Rory Langbridge Landscape Architects. Before settling in Nelson he was principal landscape architect for the City of Cape Town. Rory was also involved with a number of key urban projects that formed part of Cape Town’s 2004 Olympic Bid.

Having practiced as a sole practitioner, Rory’s expertise extends across the full range of site planning and detail design and extends through to the preparation of landscape and visual assessments. Rory particularly enjoys working within a multi-disciplinary team environment and is known for working constructively within a challenging context.
  • Loves Engaging with people and working alongside people in a bid to achieve a considered and collaborative outcome
  • Moves Has recently invested in an electric bike and is enjoying the exercise. Is still trying to get out of the habit of using the car on rainy days.
  • Drinks Craft beer of the local variety, a cheeky red and a smoky whiskey
  • Plays Golf, and now maybe the odd weekend cycle while the knees last
  • Place The Freehouse and Totaranui beaches
  • Listens to Addicted to what Spotify unearths and RNZ Saturday morning with Kim Hill
  • Reads Not enough
  • Coffee Yes please, it’s a large flat white
  • Likes Has discovered a ‘post covid’ love for wood carving and organic sculpture
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