CUSP acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the lands and waters on which we work. We recognise the deep connection of First Peoples to Country and value their contribution to caring for managing our lands, waters and seas. We pay our respects to Elders past and present and extend that respect to all First Nations peoples.

Nilesh Patel


Spending time on:

Playing guitar and piano; keeping a watchful eye over home veggie garden (and potential possum invasions)

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Nilesh is a registered landscape architect with 9 years’ experience in firms across New Zealand and Australia. Nilesh’s passion for landscape architecture comes from effectively creating environments that encompass all aspects of life from the built form to natural systems. Establishing his career within the urban design team in a predominant environmental consultancy in New Zealand, Nilesh developed his skills in large scale developments. In 2011 Nilesh started work in Queensland documenting and delivering a diverse range of projects including hospitals, aged care facilities, streetscape and urban realm regeneration.

Nilesh has developed a range of skill sets including master planning, landscape analysis, concept design, and graphic communication, particularly in the preparation of CAD and 3D modelling software. By managing a variety of projects in both the private and public sector, Nilesh has also developed a thorough understanding of sketch design through to contract documentation and construction.