Partner, Martha Schwartz Partners, United Kingdom
Ceylan Belek Ombregt is a practicing registered Landscape Architect in the United States and Turkey, as well as a researcher and lecturer with more than eighteen years of international experience. She is a Partner and practice manager overseeing the design and management of Martha Schwartz Partner London office. At Martha Schwartz Partner, she led internationally published projects such as the Beiqijia Technology Business District in Beijing and the Moscow Children’s Route in Russia. She previously worked at internationally awarded firm OLIN in Philadelphia, where she was the lead designer and manager of many projects ranging from institutional masterplans to urban parks and residential projects to design competitions. She also worked as a Consultant Landscape Architect for several nationally recognized urban planning and urban design firms in Istanbul, as well as for Istanbul Municipality’s Urban Design Department.
Ceylan Belek Ombregt also taught the graduate studio modules and led the Master’s Programme in Landscape Architecture and Garden Design at the Writtle School of Design in the UK. She is a Visiting Lecturer at ITU and the Writtle School of Design. In 2019, she was elected as the Member of the Professional Review Group at the Bartlett School of Architecture UCL Faculty of the Built Environment Landscape Architecture Program.