Laure Planchais




Landscape Architect, DPLG


22 years’ freelance experience



  • National School of Landscape Architecture (ENSP), VERSAILLES 1990 – 1994
  • BTS (HND eq.) in Horticulture (nurseries and garden centres) in SAINT GERMAIN EN LAYE 1988 – 1990

Further Education

  • Extended Master’s Degree in Garden and Landscapes at the School of Architecture at PARIS LA VILLETTE in 1999
  • AutoCAD 2D upgrade (2012)

Fields of Expertise

  • Project Management: Urban development in city or country historical centres, parks, tourist attractions, new neighbourhoods (housing, facilities).
  • Town Planning: quality-based programming of public spaces, and project urban planning


  • Parc du Grand Pré in LANGUEUX – National Grand Prize for Landscape Architecture 2012
  • La Baie rest area (A86 motorway) in BRAFFAIS – Winner in the Manche Departmental Honour List for Architecture and Development 2004
  • Parc de La Seille in METZ, co-managed with Landscape Architect Jacques COULON – Urban Development Trophies 2003

Consulting / Teaching

  • Landscaping consultant for the French Government since 2000, reporting to the Rhône Department civil engineering services (since 2009)
  • Teacher (Town Planning) at the Institute of Geo-architecture in BREST since 2006
  • Teacher (Project Management) at the ENSP (National School of Landscape Architecture in VERSAILLES) from 1994 to 2000