swift company
Andrew McConnico

Andrew McConnico

andrew@swiftcompany.com

biography

Andrew’s experience ranges from large-scale urban master planning to site specific installations. With a background in visual art, he has strong graphic design skills in a variety of media. Andrew has lectured at the University of Pennsylvania on topics of advanced graphics visualization, as well as served as a juror for design studios. Andrew’s experience in arboriculture, specifically working with trees in urban settings, informs his approach to planting and site design. Andrew received the Laurie Olin Prize for demonstrated design excellence in the making of urban spaces and the ASLA honor award for his graduate work. Andrew currently provides design detailing, graphic production, tree assessments, and construction documentation for Swift Company. 

education+

University of Pennsylvania School of Design, Master of Landscape Architecture, 2012

Whitman College, Bachelor of Art, 2006

International Society of Arboriculture, Certified Arborist

accreditation+

International Society of Arboriculture, Certified Arborist PD # 2277A
International Society of Arboriculture, Tree Risk Assessment Qualified 

activities+

Arids Land Institute, Drylands Conference, 2011, Exhibitor
European Biennial of Landscape Architecture, 2010, Exhibitor

Passions: Andrew is an avid runner. He enjoys bird hunting with his wife and dog, Ada. 

selected projects+

2+U | Seattle, WA
Seattle Arts and Sciences Academy Cardinal Union Building | Seattle, WA
Lynnwood Link Extension Preliminary Engineering | Seattle, Shoreline, Mountlake Terrace, & Lynnwood, WA
National Mall Design Competition Sylvan Theater | Washington, D. C. 
Embassy of the United States | London, England
Waterfront Small Area Plan Implementation | Alexandria, Virginia
Tulsa Riverfront Park | Tulsa, Oklahoma