Rory Langbridge
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Senior Landscape Architect BLA (Hons), BSc, NZILA Registered Whakatū Nelson
Rory Langbridge joined RMM Landscape Architects in April 2022, bringing with him over 30 years of extensive experience in the field. As the head of the Nelson studio, Rory has been instrumental in establishing and leading the studio to new heights. His career, spanning over three decades, includes 24 years of professional practice based in Nelson.

Rory's diverse portfolio features a wide range of projects across Christchurch, Queenstown, and various locations throughout the North and South Islands. Prior to his tenure in Nelson, Rory served as the principal landscape architect for the City of Cape Town. During his time in Cape Town, he was actively involved in several key urban projects that were part of the city's 2004 Olympic Bid, showcasing his ability to work on high-profile and impactful urban designs.

As the principal of Rory Langbridge Landscape Architects, Rory gained extensive experience managing a variety of projects, demonstrating his versatility and comprehensive skill set. His expertise covers the full spectrum of landscape architecture, from site planning and detailed design to the preparation of landscape and visual assessments. This broad knowledge base allows him to approach projects with a well-rounded perspective, ensuring that all aspects are thoughtfully considered and expertly executed.

Rory is particularly adept at working within multi-disciplinary team environments. He thrives on collaboration and is known for his constructive approach, even in challenging contexts. His ability to integrate diverse perspectives and work effectively with other professionals underscores his commitment to achieving the best possible outcomes for every project.

Rory's professional journey is marked by a consistent dedication to excellence and innovation in landscape architecture. His leadership at the Nelson studio continues to drive RMM's success, fostering a culture of creativity, collaboration, and high standards.

Rory Langbridge’s wealth of experience, combined with his collaborative spirit and dedication to the field, makes him a pivotal member of the RMM team. His contributions significantly enhance the firm’s capability to deliver outstanding landscape architecture services across a diverse range of projects.
  • 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.
  • Plays Golf, and now maybe the odd weekend cycle while the knees last.
  • Place The Freehouse and Totaranui beaches.
  • Listens Addicted to what Spotify unearths and RNZ Saturday morning with Kim Hill.
  • Reads Not enough.
  • Drinks Craft beer of the local variety, a cheeky red and a smoky whiskey.
  • 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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