About Us

Our small design studio of landscape architects, designers and planting experts brings a unique combination of creativity, passion, versatility and practical experience to every landscape design project.

We work collaboratively with our extensive network of artists, craftsmen and boutique nurseries to create beautifully articulated outdoor living spaces with understated elegance.

Our portfolio showcases examples of recent work on city gardens, country properties, and international projects.

Suzanne Turley

Landscape Designer, Director


An innovative and highly sought-after landscape designer, Suzanne established Suzanne Turley Landscapes in 1995 after a successful career in fashion where she developed a strong sensibility for colours, proportions and textures.

Working on prestigious properties internationally and throughout New Zealand, Suzanne collaborates with top architects and interior designers, achieving seamless design integration of outdoor and indoor spaces.

Suzanne’s natural ability and evolving style allows her to reinvent classics using a contemporary and fluid design language. Her inspiration comes from her love for classic elegance based on balance and proportion, combined with a passion for soft, native landscaping. She applies vision, experience and the highest standards to achieve immaculate results for her clients.  

Ermanno Cattaneo

Landscape Architect


Ermanno is an Italian landscape architect who brings European design flair and expertise to the design studio. A registered Landscape Architect with the Italian Association of Landscape Architecture, Ermanno manages the integrity and quality of design for every project.

Ermanno joined Suzanne Turley Landscapes in 2011 after working with the Italian Studio Architettura Paesaggio, designing a variety of private, public and commercial spaces around northern Italy. He has a Master of Science in Architecture degree specialising in landscape restoration from the Politecnico of Milan. 

Irene Kang

Landscape Architect


Irene holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Landscape Architecture and had worked in Beijing on a wide range of residential projects before moving from China to New Zealand and joining Suzanne Turley Landscapes in 2017.

Irene is a creative thinker in concept design and a detail-oriented problem solver in development and construction design. Very passionate about landscape architecture she  delivers landscape design with high quality and thoughtful solutions.

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