ABOUT DUNCAN DENLEY
Duncan Denley is the Managing Director of Desert Group’s design consultancy, desert INK. Educated in the UK, where he twice graduated top of his class with a 1st Class Honours Degree in Landscape Architecture and Town & Country Planning in 2000, and subsequently a Diploma in Landscape with distinction in 2002. Duncan has been a UK Chartered Landscape Architect since 2008. His professional experience spans the globe, having been based in the UK, U.S.A. and the UAE. Duncan possesses 16 years of Middle East experience and as such is one of the most experienced Landscape Architects in the region. Having being involved in some of the world’s largest and most complex developments, such as The Burj Khalifa, Mall of the Emirates, Abu Dhabi Central Markets and Doha’s Sheraton Park, Duncan is extremely well-versed not only in creative design, but the technical complexities involved in such massive construction projects. Duncan leads his team with equal doses of enthusiasm, passion and knowledge and is presently making serious waves in the design community. His projects and design philosophies are widely published and desert INK has an ever-growing collection of design awards which is testament to his passion for design. Most recently, Duncan led the desert INK team in delivering ‘The Block’, Dubai’s most innovative new park located in the Dubai Design District.