Kathryn Moore

Professor of Landscape Architecture, Birmingham School of Architecture

Kathryn is the World President of the International Federation for Landscape Architects (IFLA), the past President of the Landscape Institute, a design consultant and Professor of Landscape Architecture at the Birmingham Institute of Art and Design.

She has published extensively on design quality, theory, education and practice. Her book Overlooking the Visual: Demystifying the art of design (2010), crosses the boundaries between philosophy, theory and practice.

Her teaching and research, set within landscape architecture, have clear implications for architecture, urban design and other art and design disciplines, in addition to philosophy, aesthetics and education more generally.


  • Urban design
  • Landscape architecture
  • Philosophy of architecture

Recent coverage:

  • Birmingham Post (July 2014)
    Discussed how Birmingham needs to reconnect with the countryside in order to reap awards through increased investment