Team 2020-08-16T21:37:20+00:00

Jamie Ward


Jamie is a senior landscape architect and director of Design works group.  His 15 years of experience across New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Europe, Russia and South East Asia ranges from complex urban, civic and residential designs.  His experience working with multidisciplinary design teams, on large scale challenging projects around the world has seen him effectively plan and co-ordinate teams to deliver projects on time and on budget.
Jamie’s strong practical knowledge of construction techniques and implementation has helped to ensure a high level of quality control on all projects.

His comprehensive eye for detail and design skills has led to the successful delivery of small and large scale projects.
Along with the international knowledge Jamie has, he holds a great knowledge of New Zealand and Christchurch landscape architecture and the surrounding environment, being born and bred in Canterbury.

When not landscaping Jamie can be found fishing and whitebaiting around the South Island.

James Alexander


James has been with DWG since November 2019. He has solid experience working in residential landscape design both in New Zealand and in his home country of England.

James retrained to become a Landscape Architect in 2010. Prior to that he worked as an IT project manager and trainer. He therefore brings a diverse range of skills to the team.

Having lived and worked in Christchurch for the last 6 years, James has developed a good knowledge of the unique aspects of kiwi garden design and planting.

He has also worked on a variety of international projects covering commercial, public realm and residential sectors in his home town of Manchester and further afield in Russia and the Middle East.

In his spare time James enjoys travelling around the South Island with his wife and 1 year old son.