ABOUT US

Design Studios Landscape Development

We are passionate about design. With a collective of landscape architects and designers that revel in the opportunity to create a sense of place and continuity between form and function for each client. Whether a larger scale environment or an intimate space, each project presents challenges and opportunities that allow us to reflect our abilities in a way that compliments your vision as a client.

Architectural Concepts

Landscape Architectural concepts are the ideas that are foundational to designing great buildings and great homes.

Entitlements

Entitlements will detail the function, density and the setback requirements for your property. We can help you with this process and design the concepts that go along with your vision

Collaboration

Close client communication gets things done right the first time. Working with your entire project team for best ideas and highest expediency.

Design Build

Landscape Development’s Design-Build team combines the best of a leading landscape architect group with an industry-best contractor. Our seamless process saves you time and money.

Artistry

Envisioning potential. Taking a whole world of beautiful materials and combining them in the perfect way.

Construction Services

Master planned communities. Model home sites. Resort and hospitality. Urban infill and multi-story. Community and sports parks. Streetscapes and slopes. Commercial and retail. Custom estates. We’ve got you covered.

Meet Our Team

Creatives. Visionaries. Artisans.

  • RICHARD DE PALMA

    Principal ASLA, LEED AP, QSD/QSP |

    RICHARD DE PALMA
    Principal of Landscape Architecture
  • JORDAN CRYSTAL

    Senior Landscape Architect RLA# 5843

    Senior Landscape Architect
  • MIKE MC DONNELL

    Senior Architect

    MIKE MC DONNELL
    Senior Landscape Architect
  • ROBERTO LEO

    Senior Architect, CA#6125 AZ#70031

    Senior Landscape Architect
  • RYAN FREEBORN

    Director of Business Development, Central Valley

    Director of Business Development
  • MENGTIAN ZHANG

    Landscape Architect

    MENGTIAN ZHANG
    Landscape Architect
  • ADRIANA CEJA

    Project Manager

    Design Project Manager
  • CHRIS ALLEN

    Design Project Manager, Central Valley

    Design Project Manager
  • TYLER ERICKSON

    Project Manager

    Design Project Manager
  • KYLE RODRIGUEZ

    Design Associate, Central Valley

    Design Associate
  • KATE HAMILTON

    Designer

    Design Associate
  • MICHELLE GRAY

    Ventura Office Admin

    Design Administrator
  • GARY HORTON

    CEO

    CEO Landscape Development, Inc

CRAFTSMANSHIP DESIGNED FROM EXPERIENCE

Not one of our clients has the same needs or vision. Knowing this we listen and pay attention to what the vision is of the client. Just as we are passionate about design, so each of our clients is passionate about their project. Our relationship with each client is based on a respect for their vision and our commitment to deliver on creativity and efficiency.

INSIGHT INTO WONDERFUL

Whether your project is at the stage of conception, planning, or in various stages of construction connect with us! The designers at DSLD are excited about design and architecture, and would be happy to be a creative asset to whatever endeavor you are looking to accomplish.

WE SEE BRILLIANCE

We are acutely aware of the need to manage budgets from the very onset of a project, as well as there being many other aspects of a project that are always moving. DSLD brings to the table a strong foundation built on design/build knowledge that allows our studio to design to budget with accuracy of construction costs.

Doing Business The Right Way

Landscape Development’s the Design team combines the best of a leading landscape architect group with an industry-best contractor. Our seamless process saves you time and money.

Got questions? Let us know.

Whether your project is at the stage of conception, planning, or in various stages of construction connect with us! The designers at DSLD are excited about design and architecture, and would be happy to be a creative asset to whatever endeavor you are looking to accomplish

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