Hitesh Mehta

Hitesh Mehta

  • Member Since

    2001
    Current Employer

    HM Design
    Email

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    Address

    Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, United States
    Regions of Expertise

    Africa
    Asia
    Central America and the Caribbean
    Europe
    Middle East
    North America
    Oceania
    South America

Hitesh Mehta

Mr. Hitesh Mehta


President | HM Design

Areas of Expertise

Architecture and Design

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Biography

Mr. Hitesh Mehta is one of the world’s leading authorities, practitioners and researchers on ecotourism physical planning and both the landscape architectural and architectural aspects of ecolodges. He also has vast experience in protected area physical planning and has worked on sustainable tourism plans for national parks that protect the last remaining endangered species such as Mountain Gorillas in Rwanda and DR Congo, Chimpanzees in Uganda and Rwanda, Giant Pandas in China, Tigers in India and Rhinos in Kenya. After ten years of working with EDSA (Florida), the world’s largest landscape architecture and planning firm, he has re-started his firm HM Design which began in Kenya in 1991. He is the main editor of the International Ecolodge Guidelines and the author of the chapters on "Site Planning" and "Architectural Design."


Educational Background

Master of Landscape Architecture, University of California, Berkeley, 1989, GPA-3.94

Bachelor of Architecture, University of Nairobi, Kenya, 1985, First Class Honors (Summa Cum Laude)

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