Duncan Goodwin

Duncan Goodwin

Duncan Goodwin

Duncan Goodwin

Senior Lecturer

Department of Architecture & Landscape

Faculty of Architecture, Computing and Humanities

Duncan is an Associate Director at Capita Land Planning, a multi-disciplinary consultancy practice based in central London, where he manages a team of Landscape Architects on a large multidisciplinary design and construction project based in the South of England. He also holds a Senior Lecturer position at the University of Greenwich, in Stockwell Street, where he teaches on both the BA and MA Landscape Architecture programmes.

He graduated in Horticulture with Plantsmanship and Design and during his career, gained experience from the gamut of practical horticulture, working in commercial nurseries, operating a small organic farm and running his own design and build landscape contracting company. He joined the prestigious Sir Harold Hillier Gardens and Arboretum in 1995, as plant propagator and nursery manager and became Head Gardener in 2001, with responsibility for the management and development of plant collections and grounds.

Duncan was awarded a Cornell University Scholarship, in the United States, and gained a Master in Professional Practice at Cornell in Public Garden Management. He also received his MA in Landscape Architecture from the University of Greenwich.

In addition to being a Chartered Landscape Architect, he is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Horticulture, a technical member of the Arboricultural Association and a Fellow of the Linnean Society. His research interests include urban tree establishment, green infrastructure planning and sustainable drainage systems. His book written for Routledge "The Urban Tree" was published in 2017.

Landscape Undergraduate Technical Coordinator