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Kate Piastowicz 

Founder & Design Director

MA Landscape Architecture

BA Visual Arts 

Welcome, and thank you for taking time to visit K Landscape Architecture & Garden Design Studio website. 

Landscape design is not only a job I enjoy, it’s first and foremost my passion.

Since I remember, art was always a major part of my life. I was creative kid with curious scientific and engineering brain that loved nature and everything about it. So, choosing a career as a landscape architect was a result of organic growth of my interest in the aesthetics and relations between art, nature, human and its environment. 

 

As a student I delved into world of landscape architecture and loved every bit of it. Gaining knowledge and understating the impact of all the aspects of natural environment have on our everyday life, I couldn’t be more passionate and impatient to start ‘changing the world’. I started designing gardens for family and friends and spend every summer volunteering and working for garden design and landscaping companies. 

 

But there was something more than just gardens that made me love what I do - longing for change to make place where we live better and greener. Change that influences in much bigger scale, making our towns and cities breaking the picture of concrete jungles and becoming places that could despite the setting bring us closer to nature. Therefore, I participated in many student programs and projects promoting public realm regeneration. In 2008 I was honoured for Best School Garden Design in Lublin District - voluntary project for Primary School in Ozarow Village inspired by novel ,,Adventures of Robinson Crusoe''. It was great fun, but even greater pleasure seeing all those kids happiness and excitement about their new place to enjoy.  

Just before attaining my master’s degree I started working for spatial planning company, where I put my knowledge into practise as a specialist for natural environment and sustainable development.   

After graduating from University, I decided to take my career to the next level, knowing there is no better place to explore the subject more, due to its history and beauty, I knew I had to come to the UK. 

After 10 years of practising in London, which was a great journey that equipped me with loads of new experience and knowledge, I decided to challenge myself once more and here I am with creation of K Studio. 

As a company we will continue bringing great landscape design that works for and with people and environment.  

 

 

Love The Landscape & Smile 

Kate Piastowicz