Landscape Architect, Town and Regional Planner
MLA (Cornell) – January 1990
MRP (Cornell) – January 1990
Msc (TRP) Wits – 1985
Principal, Carey Duncan Design, Rabat, Morocco
Carey Duncan was born in Africa and has lived there all her life, except for 3 ½ years spent in the USA when she attended Cornell University and obtained her Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture.
She is a South African national but has lived and worked as a Landscape Architect in Morocco for the past 25 years.
Her work is focused primarily in Morocco where her projects range from small private courtyards to large multi-use developments, in both big city urban environments, and in small semi-rural towns.
Carey is currently president of IFLA Africa and Chair of the IFLA Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Awards jury
- Secretary General and founding member of the Association of Landscape Architects of Morocco (AAPM), affiliated to IFLA (International Federation of Landscape Architects)
- Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute, United Kingdom, April 1992 (MRTPI)
- International member of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)
- Principal Landscape Architect and Planner, Carey Duncan Design since October 1994
- Landscape architect and planner, partner, CREARCHI since Nov 2008
- Landscape Architect and Town Planner for three different firms in South Africa and Morocco 1990- 1993
- Part-time lecturer, University of the Witwatersrand, Faculty of Architecture and Panning, Johannesburg, 1991
- Town and Regional Planner, Municipality of Johannesburg, 1986
SELECTED DISTINCTIONS AND PRIZES
- Winner of several national design competitions (Morocco): urban centre of Tamesna New Town 2008; Public parks in Tamesna New Town, Sidi Bennour, El Jadida, Sidi Bouzid between 1996 and 2008;
- First Prize Homes and Gardens design competition for the design of a Mediterranean garden in the Botanic Gardens of Tresco Abbey, Isles of Scilly, England. 1996.
- The Peter B. Andrews Award for the best thesis in the Department of City and Regional Planning, Cornell University, USA, 1990; Honor Award presented by the Landscape Architecture Faculty for the best university results. Cornell University, USA.,1990
- Fulbright Scholarship, Aug 1987 – Jan 1990; International Peace Scholarship from PEO, 1987- 89
- Honorable Mention in the American Society of Landscape Architect’s Student Design Competition, 1987
- Excellence Award from the Municipality of Johannesburg. University of the Witwatersrand, 1985
- Six student prizes from the Faculty of Architecture, University of the Witwatersrand, 1982