Uncommon Land bolsters APAC presence with key leadership hiresreturn to journal
We are delighted to welcome Rayvees Goh and Bartosz Majchrzycki to lead Uncommon Land’s continued growth in the Asia Pacific region.
Rayvees Goh joins Uncommon Land Asia as Director, and Bartosz Majchrzycki as Senior Associate Director. Both Rayvees and Bartosz will be based in the Singapore Studio and will work closely with clients and projects across the APAC region. Simon Grimbley will continue to lead the EMEA studio from London.
Terence Seah, Director and Head of Hong Kong, Singapore and Shenzhen for Benoy, said, “We warmly welcome Rayvees and Bartosz to Uncommon Land Asia and to the wider Handley House family. Both of them bring a wealth of experience, industry knowledge and expertise to the business, which alongside the longstanding experience of Benoy, will bolster our landscape offering in APAC and help our clients create sustainable urban visions for the future.”
With more than 20 years of experience in Asia, having lived in Hong Kong and Singapore, Rayvees is a multi-disciplinary landscape architect focused on creating sustainable, meaningful and people-focused designs. Rayvees’ versatile and holistic design approach contributed to many notable projects across a wide range of typologies that include landscape masterplans, commercial, mixed-use, public realms and hospitality developments. Key projects include Shangri-La at The Fort Manila, Shanghai International Finance Centre (IFC), HKRI Taikoo Hui Shanghai, Keangnam Hanoi Landmark72, Banyan Tree Yangshuo, Shangri-La Sanya Resort & Spa and the Le Meridien Shimei Bay Resort.
Originally from Poland, and having lived and worked in Europe, India, and Singapore, Bartosz is a qualified Landscape Architect and Chartered Member of Landscape Institute (CMLI) with extensive record in leading and supervising landscape projects from Concept till Construction. With over 14 years of professional experience, he has worked on a wide range of hospitality and mixed-use projects across Asia. Bartosz’s expertise consists of collaborations with hotel operators and clients to create exceptional and culturally sensitive experiences through landscape design. Some of his notable projects include hospitality developments with brands such as Ritz-Carlton, Six Senses, Alila, Marriott, Hyatt, Okada and Le Meridien. He also ked the main Landscape Consultant’s team for development of the Landscape Masterplan, Landscape Feasibility Study and Concept Design of the private island for Saudi Royal Family in the Red Sea area.
Uncommon Land operates under the Handley House Group, a family of four businesses which include Pragma, Benoy and Holmes Wood. Across three geographies – Europe, Asia and North America, and three sectors – Consumer, Work-Ed and Travel, we deliver an integrated offer of commercial advise and creative design services which deliver social, environmental and economic value.