Kelly approaches projects with curiosity and creativity. By leading with listening, she produces designs that best serve the community and the environment. Kelly thrives when she is able to work closely with the public and clients, engaging in a co-designing process that ensures that solutions will best reflect the community’s values, while maintaining a strong dedication to environmental stewardship. She is passionate about connecting people with nature and is an advocate for equitable access to the outdoors.
Kelly has been a landscape designer for 5 years and has worked on a range of project types at the planning and site scale. She has worked with public and private clients to design parks, open space systems, and multi-modal transportation plans.
Kelly has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a minor in Art from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon, and a Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Oregon in Eugene. She has also earned a Certificate of Sustainability from the University of Vermont.
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Outside the Office
Kelly grew up in Vermont skiing, snowboarding, and playing outside with her two sisters. Today, she continues to enjoy snowboarding and spending time outdoors with her family and will most likely be found surfing, biking, or rock climbing. She also loves traveling with friends to far-off places, reading, and gardening. So far, her favorite trips have been to Iceland, Sri Lanka, and Morocco.
Whatever she is doing, she prefers to do it outside.