We are experienced in landscape architecture, urban design, green & blue infrastructure, place making, housing, engagement and publications. We work in all scale from masterplanning to private gardens and deliver projects from inception to completion on site.

In addition to our more traditional work we are experienced in curating of art projects, exhibitions, events and architecture festivals.

We offer the following services:

Landscape Design (incl. administrative and post contract services)

Masterplanning/ Local Place Plans

LVIA Services

Landscape Planning (incl. landscape, townscape, seascape character assessments)

Landscape Management Plan

Community & Stakeholder Engagement

Landscape Maintenance (Preparation & contract administration)

Registered with the Landscape Institute

Registered SSIP member

Members of Construction Skills Certification Scheme


UrbanPioneers was founded in 2010 by directors Liane Bauer and Marion Preez. Natives of Germany both have worked in lived in Europe and Overseas before finally settling in Scotland. They have both worked in Landscape Architecture for over 10 years and greatly enjoy working in Scotland as well as internationally.

Over the years they have developed strong interest in sustainable design practices and are active members of Spokes, a cycling initiative promoting active travel and cycling in Edinburgh and joined the Tree Design and Action Group to promote the importance of Green Infrastructure to build resilient cities.

Our designs aim to be inclusive and whilst Liane is campaigning for children and young people’s right to play, Marion has developed specialist knowledge in age-related design due to her Associate position at the Dementia Services Development Centre, University of Stirling.


UrbanPioneers Ltd
3 Tweeddale Court, 14 High Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1TE

tel: 07910049357 (Marion)
tel: 07804132338 (Liane)

Company No 428095
Registered in Scotland