Melle is a landscape designer and project manager with over 10 years experience in leading public and private projects of all scales in Europe and Asia from competition to construction, with a strong focus on design for climate adaptation and active mobility. In his projects he always aims to combine thorough research and understanding of the site with strong concepts, a clear design language and consistent detailing. Melle is passionate about finding solutions that not only answers the primary questions, but also have a positive impact on a bigger community, environment or ecosystem.
Prior to joining OKRA in 2018, Melle worked as an associate and project manager at Ramboll Studio Dreiseitl in Singapore on projects such as the design of the 67haRifle Range Nature Park, Jurong Lake Gardens West – Singapore’s third National Garden as well as various Green-Blue infrastructure projects with a strong focus on climate adaptation.
In the Netherlands, Melle has worked on projects ranging from detailed objects to regional visions after graduating from Larenstein University of Applied Sciences. His experience includes a large number of implemented public space designs within the context of historical city and town centers.