Monique is  a green heritage researcher and a garden landscape architect. The combination of researching the past and advising about the future makes her work unique. She chose this profession to be able to give historic gardens and landscapes a future and to create places which people would enjoy. The Spirit of the Place is the core of all her work. Monique shares and conveys her knowledge by means of research reports, designs, publications, articles and lectures. Her work field stretches from estates, gardens and landscapes to villages, towns, cities and public spaces.

Monique works in England for the National Trust at Sissinghurst Castle and in the Netherlands from her studio on the Duno estate.

Monique Wolak is a member of the Dutch Association of Garden and Landscape Architects ‘NVTL’ and of the Association of Green Heritage researchers and advisors ‘Vakgroep Groen Erfgoed’.