Our Studio


We believe in openness, innovation, and collaboration.

Led by three founders Sheena Raeburn, John Farquhar and Nick Bowen.

We work together to foster a supportive, inclusive and positive culture where we can grow through learning, sharing knowledge and experience.

RFB Office

Who we are

Sheena Raeburn
Creative Director
  • Nurturing creativity
  • Building with Nature
  • Lightweight-lifting enthusiast


Nick Bowen
Sustainability Director
  • Ecology and planting design
  • Rural tourism
  • Mountain botherer


Technical Director
  • Urban realm expert
  • Technical detailing
  • I’ll be golfing or at a gig!


Associate Landscape Architect
  • Design for communities
  • Feminist urbanism
  • Brunches, books, and (toddler) bedlam!


Senior Landscape Architect
  • Planting design expert
  • Play(ful landscapes)
  • Fencing (the sport!) & knitting enthusiast


Landscape Architect
  • Public realm and housing
  • Concept to Completion
  • Music, guitars, food & drink


Junior Landscape Architect
  • Post industrial regeneration
  • GIS specialist / StoryMaps
  • Travel, food and learning languages


Rosie Bookless
Junior Landscape Architect
  • Creating immersive visuals
  • Designing lively places for community
  • Advocate for frolicking in nature


Junior Landscape Architect
  • Developing rich planting plans
  • 2D & 3D drawing on Vectorworks
  • Planning my next gardening tasks


Junior Landscape Architect
  • Play for all ages
  • Making vibrant illustrations and graphics
  • Nature & cake lover


Office Manager
  • Office and admin support
  • Financial management
  • I love morning yoga in my garden



We are signatories to Landscape Architects Declare. Part of Construction Declares, it is a public declaration of our planet’s environmental crises and a commitment to positive action in response to climate breakdown and biodiversity collapse.

We pledge our support to the UN’s Sustainable Development goals to promote positive transformation through sustainable economic, social and environmental development.

We value inclusivity and celebrate individual diversity for the benefit of our people by having a supportive studio environment.

We hold ourselves accountable to the highest standards of corporate responsibility and are dedicated to creating a positive impact on society and the environment.

We enable people and nature to thrive

We have a passion for making wonderful places, and we’d love to hear about your project! Get in touch to let us know how we can help.