LandArc Pty Limited, established in 1991, is a company providing specialist consultant services to government and corporate clients in landscape heritage and environmental assessment, restoration ecology, flora surveys and landscape master planning.
LandArc is committed to promoting sustainable and connected communities. Our approach focuses on developing resilience across social and ecological systems creating opportunities for diverse and vibrant communities and neighbourhoods. Specific areas of expertise include:
Noel Ruting has post-graduate qualifications in natural sciences, as an ecologist (MPhil, JCU), and graduate in Landscape Architecture, (BLArch, UNSW). Since graduating Noel has worked in Australia and abroad, firstly as a landscape architect and Director of LandArc Pty Ltd, and in later years as a researcher and academic spanning the disciplines of ecology, botany and environmental planning .
Noel is a Registered Landscape Architect with the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) and a Member of The Ecological Society of Australia. In 2019, he completed a Master of Philosophy (Natural & Physical Sciences) degree/ thesis with the Centre for Tropical Environmental and Sustainability Science, James Cook University (JCU), Cairns. This research examined the successional trajectories of fragmented tropical rainforest in north Queensland following two severe cyclones, Yasi and Larry.
Noel is also a member of various professional and inter-disciplinary committees and teaches part-time in Landscape Analysis and Plants Design + Ecology courses at the Faculty of the Built Environment (FBE), University of New South Wales (UNSW).