Sophie Gilchrist our team
Sophie Gilchrist
Landscape Architect BLA, Honours (2009), Lincoln University; RNZILA

Sophie began her professional practice with a global firm. She worked alongside planners, architects and transport and geotechnical engineers on a range of projects from master planning to detailed design and documentation.

Sophie joined r+m in 2012. Her strengths include concept plans, detailed drawings and specifications for residential, commercial and subdivision projects. She creates graphics to accompany landscape assessments and expert evidence. Sophie has tutored first year Landscape Architecture students at Lincoln. She enjoys the diversity of projects at r+m and seeing her design solutions come to fruition. Out of the office, Sophie is a passionate rower with experience competing and coaching.

Drinks: Monteith’s pear and ginger cider

Supports: the underdog

Reads: light-hearted fiction/crime stories, Jack Reacher novels and the Stuff website

Gets her coffee at: Dose on Tuam St

Loves about her job: drawing pictures

Favourite space in Christchurch: Hagley Park

Moves: by wheels

Wishes: for her own slice of paradise