I grew up in Barbados in the sixties and seventies when there were unprecedented changes happening to the environment. This affected me profoundly and I always wondered why development had to be in conflict with nature. These observations, combined with a profound interest in art, led me to the field of landscape architecture.
I have been practicing landscape architecture since 1988 apprenticing in California, Hawaii, Italy and Barbados before establishing Talma Mill Studios in 1990. My passions include art, the environment, water sports, percussion music, travel and family, all of which inform my practice of landscape architecture.
– Kevin T. Talma B.A., M.L.A. ASLA International, LEED Green Associate
The goal of the Studio is to make a positive impact on the built and natural environment and contribute to our client’s success and happiness. We provide a design and planning product that harmoniously brings together natural and constructed elements on the land while responding to past, present and emerging social, economic, political and environmental conditions. This process is executed with special attention to natural, cultural and artistic sensitivities of time and place.
Talma Mill Studios operates in an open studio environment located in Barbados. The small scale of the Studios and the complex nature of today’s environmental design challenges have led the firm to develop both regional and international personal and working relationships. Collaborations have led to the development of a network of services that compliment the Studio in the following disciplines:
Talma Mill Studios works on a range of projects including:
Talma Mill Studios holds the following ,memberships: