Naturespace Consulting provides specialised landscape services to a whole range of clients including commercial and domestic construction companies, schools and educational institutes, private developers, civil contractors, landscape architectural firms, cost planners, and aged care facilities to name a few.


Naturespace Consulting says "services can be provided remotely or we come to you, and to protect our clients all works undertaken are treated in confidence".

Founder, Ian is passionate about the natural environment. He obtained his building qualification at University, and has been employed in the landscape industry ever since. Establishing Naturespace Consulting was a natural transition, after achieving his previous goals. Naturespace Consulting was developed to assist the landscape industry to become stronger and to provide better outcomes.

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Ian Murphy
Naturespace Consultant

Ian Murphy has a building qualification through the University of South Australia, and diplomas in Horticulture and Project Management. This is backed up by 24 years of experience obtained on varying projects in managerial and key roles whilst working for some of South Australia’s largest and respected commercial landscape companies.


Ian is a licenced Building Works Supervisor (NCC Class 1 and 10 and commercial landscaping), and holds a Playground Design (RoSPPA) certificate, a White Card (Safework SA), is DCSI cleared, and has been trained in remote Area First Aid. Continual professional development sees him attend numerous external workshops and training sessions, and he has knowledge in digital-mediums including Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, and AutoCAD.

Throughout his career Ian has demonstrated skills and capabilities in Estimation and Tendering, Project Planning, Design Development, Project Management, Business Development, Contract Negotiation and Administration. Applying his expertise in subcontractor engagement and management, scope, time, risk, cost and quality control across a diverse range of projects both in scale and complexity.

Ian has been afforded the opportunity to develop outstanding negotiation skills and build and maintain positive relationships both internal and external to an organisation. 

Ian is a current board member for the peak landscape association in South Australia (MLSA).