Dr Caroline Stanton is a Landscape Architect who works in professional practice, research and teaching

She specialises in:

  • Landscape design and Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment (LVIA)
  • Landscape architecture research
  • Wild Land assessment
  • Landscape Character Assessment (LCA)
  • Landscape sensitivity assessment
  • Landscape capacity assessment

Caroline possesses detailed insight and understanding of the complex factors that create a landscape and influence how it may change over time through various design and management. Her work is innovative, methodical and thorough. She has unparalleled experience of landscape and visual assessment across Scotland and communicates clearly using text and images, as well as through presentations.

Caroline is a chartered member of the Landscape Institute, the governing body of Landscape Architects in the UK. She has worked across the UK, as well as carrying out research and giving presentations upon the European continent and in the US. She is based in the Scottish Highlands.


Caroline is the Landscape Advisor for the Cairngorms National Park Authority.  She also tutors part-time in landscape architecture at the University of Edinburgh and is working on publication of her research on the perception of scale and scale effects in the landscape.