Stu is a landscape architect and urban designer, and a founding principal of Sasaki. His extensive experience encompasses major award-winning urban and waterfront developments, college and university campuses, museums, resorts, and corporate headquarters in the United States and abroad.
Stu has played an active design role throughout his career at Sasaki. As design principal for numerous projects, he has directed interdisciplinary teams through all phases of planning, design and implementation, from initial master planning and conceptual design, to detailed design, documentation and construction administration.
As one of the profession’s leading designers, Stu has served as an instructor, guest lecturer, design critic, and juror to numerous professional and academic institutions, has addressed a variety of professional and public audiences throughout the country, and has served on many professional and public policy boards. Stu has received numerous design awards for his work, including the American Society of Landscape Architecture Medal in 1999 and the American Society of Landscape Architecture Design Medal in 2013, the highest awards given to an individual in the landscape architecture profession.