Alan Cave

environmental assessment and planning, visual impact assessment, land planning and design, recreational planning and design, urban design, community planning and design

 

 

Alan Cave

 

Alan Cave holds a BSc in Mining Engineering and a Master of Philosophy in Landscape Design and has 34 years experience in the field of landscape and environmental planning, design and environmental impact assessment. 

His experience in the gold mining field in SA and abroad (5years) reinforces his input of his chosen field of specialisation in environmental planning, assessment and landscape design. His pioneering work in Visual Impact Assessment in RSA has assisted in the understanding of this aspect as a tool for planning and design. He is a member of the Certification Board of the profession of Impact Assessors. He has gained Experience has been gained in large scale internationally funded projects by acting as project leader for the environmental impact assessment for the new Letsibogo Dam in Botswana and the new N3 Toll Road in South Africa. Both of the reports received favourable reviews by international donor agencies. His interest in ecological aspects and processes has provided the ability to read landscapes and to apply this knowledge to conceptual planning and rehabilitation on a large and small scale.

He is a principal in the landscape architecture and environmental planning firm with offices in Pretoria, and George that executes projects both nationally and internationally. The practice specialises in environmental assessment and planning, visual impact assessment, land planning and design, recreational planning and design, urban design and community planning and design.

His interests include birding, fly fishing, photography and enjoying life with friends. He has two daughters who live in Oslo.

Alan Cave and Menno Klapwijk established the firm Cave Klapwijk and Associates in 1989.



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