KH Landscape Architects 

Celebrating 25 years in business

1998 - 2023


Welcome to KH Landscape Architects

KH Landscape Architects was established in 1998 and have, over the years, gained experience in a vast range of landsdcape design and rehabilitation projects.

We are honoured to celebrate 25 years in business this year, and thank all our clients, contractors and colleagues for being part of this journey.


We showcase some of our recent projects below and more information and projects can be viewed by clicking on the menu tabs above.


Karien Hanekom is the founder and Principal Landscape Architect at KH Landscape Architects and is registered as a Professional Landscape Architect with the South African Council for the Landscape Architectural Profession (SACLAP). Karien and enjoys creating lasting, outdoor spaces using indigenous plants and applying ecological and sustainable design principles to the landscapes we create.  


Our skills

We specialise in recreation planning and design including children's play parks, sporting facilities and ecological recreation areas.  We have completed a number of landscape and wetland rehabilitation projects, as well as open space conservation planning projects.


We are skilled in designing landscapes for large residential developments and enjoy incorparting sustainable urban draingage systems into our landscape design projects.


We work cohesively with the full project team to but are also able to manage and coordinate large multi-displinary teams  for large-scale projects to ensure a successfully completed project.


We are skilled in facilitating and coordinating public participation processes for community-based projects and can engage with specilaist facilitators versed in the country's official languages if required.


We provide hands-on personal attention to all projects, big or small, with attention to detail, from the design conceptualising phase through construction drawings and documentation, to the implementation and successful completion of the project. 


Recent projects

Some of our latest projects, completed in 2022 and 2023, include:


  • Landscape design for a large residential estate with recreational areas, boulevards and entrance feature planting, located in the south of the City of Tshwane.

  • Landscape design for a new residential estate in Rosebank and

  • Landscape design for an extension to the campus for Stadio Multiversity in Krugersdorp. 


More images and information of other projects are also available on the website - click oon the relevant tabs for more!



Our services


Ecological landscape and wetland rehabilitation


KH Landscape Architects have specialised experience in ecological landscape rehabilitation and the compilation of landscape rehabilitation plans for river and wetland rehabilitation projects.


Streetscape beautification


KH Landscape Architects have completed entrance beautification porjects in the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipal area and the planning and design for streetscapes in Randfontein


Precinct and Local Open Space



KH Landscape Architects prepares local open space plans and precinct plans for ecologically and socially important areas for local authorities and large developments


Parks and recreation planning and design


KH Landscape Architects have, since 2003, consulted to Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo on recreation designs for community parks, large-scale eco-parks and  environmental projects.



Landscape Master Planning


KH Landscape Architects undertake master planning for recreational parks, nature reserves, ecologically important recreation areas and resorts and have consulted to local authorities for more than 15 years.


Site Development Plans and Commercial landscape design


KH Landscape Architects prepare Site Development Plans for council approval, and can expand the professional service to include contract documentation and supervision of implementation of the landscape design.