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 Masters degree in Landscape Architecture.
She is a South African national, but has lived and worked as a Landscape Architect in Morocco for the past 22 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 served on the Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Awards Jury in 2013 and serves as the Chair in 2014.
- 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 deisgn 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 Botannic 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