Born in Paris from a Swiss cabinet maker and a French artist, Florence went onto studying
Horticulture in Lille (F) and Landscape Architecture in Geneva (CH).
Florence has worked in Switzerland, England and France before immigrating to Melbourne in 1987
with her Australian husband.
After 5 years as a Senior Landscape Architect at the then Ministry of Housing, she became a partner
with Paul Laycock and Florence Jaquet , Landscape Architects until 2008.
She lectured for 2 years at Burnley Horticultural College , teaching “Contract Administration”, a
complex aspect of Landscape Architecture practice.
Upon Paul’s retirement, she continued practicing under the new “FJLA” banner.
She is also an exhibiting botanical artist, mother and owner of the office dogs; “Mia, Penny and
“Florence Jaquet Landscape Architect “ (FJLA) offers personal services and an individual response to