Claire Villanueva

Landscape Design Director

Claire has successfully designed and built numerous small and big scale landscape projects in Asia. With a Bachelor and Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture and over 19 years of professional practice, she has a full understanding of design, planning, and construction process. She’s an avid illustrator and a keen mentor to young designers. Having taught landscape architecture courses in the University of the Philippines, she is passionate about the practical and theoretical aspects of the craft. Her 10-year stint in Cicada, one of the leading landscape firms in Singapore, gave her opportunities to work on great projects with some of the most influential clients and designers in the business.

At DARC since inception and in her earlier employment, Claire has designed several projects in India, ranging from campus revitalizations, corporate grounds, park designs, residential and hospitality landscapes. Claire continually aims to provide an ecological and cultural backbone to every project she designs while creating delightful and powerful spaces in the landscape.