GBD Landscape Architecture is a leading specialist in renewable energy landscape and visual impact assessment, setting a course that others follow. Servicing the renewable energy industry for over 15 years, GBD Landscape Architecture has gathered a wealth of unrivaled project experience in a variety of landscapes. As a highly experienced landscape architectural consultancy specialising in landscape and visual impact assessment, GBD Landscape Architecture provides professional advice to a range of commercial and government clients involved in large infrastructure project and policy development. GBD Landscape Architecture has applied knowledge across multiple state planning authorities addressing specific regulatory requirements for renewable energy developments.


GBD Landscape Architecture has been commissioned to undertake landscape and visual impact assessments for over 55 wind farm projects across Australia.

Visual assessment by GBD Landscape Architecture of Yanco Wind Farm

01. Yanco Delta Wind Farm, New South Wales

Landscape and visual impact assessment, Professional photography and drone imagery

02. Piambong Wind Farm Scoping Report, New South Wales

Landscape and visual impact assessment, Landscape analysis and characterisation, Visual analysis, Professional photography and drone imagery
Visual impact assessment by GBD Landscape Architecture for Piambong Wind Farm Scoping Report
Drone imagery by GBD Landscape Architecture for Piambong Wind Farm Scoping Report
Visual assessment by GBD Landscape Architecture of offshore wind farm

03. Offshore Wind Farm, Victoria & New South Wales

Professional photography and photomontage preparation, Visual analysis, Cumulative impact assessment


GBD Landscape Architecture has prepared numerous landscape and visual impact assessments across a range of state significant developments including renewable energy, mining, electricity transmission, waste management and transport.

Preliminary layout assessments and optimisation reviewsLandscape and visual impact assessmentPolicy and planning framework reviewsSite analysis and view shed mappingCritical and key view location identificationProfessional photography and drone imageryLandscape analysis and characterisationVisual analysisProfessional high quality photomontagesNight lighting assessmentShadow flicker assessmentOnsite and offsite landscape mitigation plansPost approval verification

Photomontage of wind turbines and cows by GBD Landscape Architecture


GBD Landscape Architecture Director and Principal Landscape Architect Andrew Homewood is a Registered Landscape Architect, member of the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects and the Environmental Institute of Australia and New Zealand.

Andrew has over 30 years’ of continuous employment in landscape consultancy and has completed numerous landscape and visual impact assessments for a range of large-scale state significant developments including wind energy and solar power projects.