About





  Jana, our director and a passionate landscape architect


 

  Linda - our senior landscape designer - and a dedicated adventure tester

   

 

UmbaCo is an approved Local Government Procurement contractor under LGP 1208-3 Contract Professional consulting services.

This means local councils can engage UmbaCo for our approved range of services in confidence
that we have already met each council's requirements with relation to deliverables, qualifications of our
staff, our experience, quality control and insurances.

UmbaCo Landscape Architects are an award winning, innovative, landscape design studio with a focus on sustainable, holistic, balanced and expressive design and management solutions.  We passionately believe in the Australian landscape, both natural and cultural. We interpret and reference the landscape and our vision for it through landscape art. Our expertise has a broad environmental base and our work ranges from large scale projects, master plans and environmental rehabilitation, through to smaller scale streetscapes, local parks, playgrounds and residential projects.

Our extensive knowledge of the environment and ecology underscores our approach to schemes from their earliest stages. On coming up with a vision, we then test it rigorously to ensure that all options are exhausted. Integral to this holistic approach, is listening to people, enjoying the involvement on community projects and working with children which we especially love doing.

Jana Osvald, Director, is a Registered Landscape Architect (No.989). She is  dedicated to creating a significant and lasting contribution to the Australian urban landscape fabric with a hint of European taste.

Linda Gaunt is our senior designer and over the past 8 years, she has developed comprehensive design skills. Her expertise lies in the design of custom-made playspaces.



Our main expertise are in the design, documentation and project management in the areas of:

Urban Design

Master Plans                    Community consultations
Streetscape and
Public Domain
Design of Interactive Playgrounds
Integration of Public Art 

Residential Commercial Educational

School courtyards and play areas                                        School Master Plans             Contemporary Gardens
Residential Estates
Commercial and Retail
Seniors Living and Design for
people with Disabilities 

Public Reserves

Community consultations
Playspaces                        Sportfields
Water Sensitive
Urban Design Initiatives
Constructed Wetlands
and Creek Rehabilitation  

Our broad range of clients include:

Local Councils

Bayside Council
Canterbury Bankstown City
City of Sydney
Blacktown City Council
Canada Bay Council
Cumberland Council
Fairfield City Council 
Georges River Council
Hawkesbury City Council
Kuringgai Council
Liverpool City Council
Randwick City Council
Sutherland Shire Council
Wollongong City Council  Wyong Shire Council

Property Developers
and Project Managers

Atlas Constructions                  APP Corporation
Australian Unity
Bilbergia
Frasers Property
AusPacific Property Group
BHP Biliton
Carrington Properties
Coca Cola
Cranbrook Care
Denwoll Developments
Gallagher Jeffs Consulting
Hannah Print
Mirvac
Oakstand

Parkview
Sandrick Project Directions UrbanGrowth NSW

Universities / Schools

Ashfield Infants Home
Barker College
Catholic Education Office
Glenmore Road Public School
Marist Catholic School
Newington College
PLC Croydon
Ravenswood
St Marys School
SCECGS Redlands
Scotts College
St Joseph School
St Bridgid School
University of NSW
University of New England
Wenona School

Architects and Allied Consultants

Architectus                        ADWJohnson
Beattie Co Architects
Birzulis Associates
Chris Bennetts Ishi Buki
Chris Elliot Architects
Cox Richardson
Craig & Rhodes
DWP Architects
BNMH Architects
Browns Consulting
Celeste Coucke Cloud Farm
Eleven Eleven
Graphite Architects
Kim Bowman Muzic
Lippmann Partnership
Liquid Architecture

 

NBRS + Partners
Gardner Wetheril Architects
Figgis Jefferson Tepa
Geoform Architects
Giles Tribe Architects
Hely Horne Architects
i2C Design & Management
JWhyndam Prince
KannFinch Architects
JPR ARchitects
Munns Sly Moore Architects
PMDL Architecture
Simpson + Wilson Architects