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Reno Whitehead

Position: Associate Director - Landscape

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Reno joined Associated Architects in 2023 to lead the landscape team. He brings with him over 23 years’ of experience in the design and delivery of high-quality, sustainable place-making and public realm.

He has led projects from inception through to completion, addressing complex site issues to deliver spatial and environmental improvements. Reno has a passion for creating meaningful spaces that integrate landscape with buildings, placing people and nature at the heart of every scheme.

He has extensive technical knowledge and significant experience of construction detailing and sustainable materials specification. Specialisms include educational campus design, schools and heritage parks. Current projects include schemes at Haberdashers Boys School and De Montfort University.


De Montfort University Masterplan – Working with DMU to set the vision and guide campus transformation through the next phase of the institutions operational life.

De Montfort University Library – working as part of the transformation of the Kimberlin Library

Birmingham City University Parkside Building – Landscape design for a new campus development forming part of an extensive regeneration programme for Eastside.

Birmingham City University Curzon B – Podium deck and canal side landscape design for Phase 2a of the University’s Eastside masterplan.