UMass Boston Harborwalk Park
Ian is a design leader, mentor, and project manager with experience working on award-winning projects in the USA, Japan, Mexico, and the Philippines. His aptitude for universal design and its artful application in landscape architecture has manifested in a myriad of projects and continually builds on notions of inclusive, empathetic, and contextual design. He naturally values collaboration, generates enthusiasm for each project, and is a stabilizing force on each project.
As a project landscape architect, Ian coordinates the design of landscapes paying close attention to holistic design vision and narrative. His commitment to high quality placemaking means he approaches each design with a respect for regionalism, heritage, and the local environment. Ian regularly works with architects, engineers, ecologists, and planners on projects ranging from large-scale master plans to small-scale built landscapes. His work is diverse, with experience serving public and private universities, institutions, municipalities, developers, and government agencies.
Before joining Sasaki in 2009, Ian earned a master of landscape architecture from Kansas State University. He has served as a design instructor at Northeastern University, as a design critic and lecturer at Kansas State, Northeastern, and Boston Architectural College, and as the host of the Sasaki podcast, Design Chatter.
Binan, Laguna, Philippines
Fall River, MA
Des Moines, IA
Multiple Campuses, NJ
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