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Theresa Neylon



Theresa has over 15 years of experience working in landscape architecture in the Northeast, Southeast and Pacific Northwest, with projects ranging from highly detailed urban design to conservation planning. She strives to integrate the science of landscape with the art of design, to create unique spaces that enhance natural systems and that resonate on many aesthetic levels. Her studies in historic preservation, sustainable design and native plant communities focus on context-specific design solutions, creating a unique sense of place for each project. Her experience in site analysis, master planning, design development, construction documentation, and construction administration complement her skills as a project manager and allows her to work seamlessly through all phases of a project.


University of Georgia, Master of Landscape Architecture, 1993; ASLA Student Honor Award

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Bachelor of Science, Environmental Design, 1988; magna cum laude, Commonwealth Scholar

Study Abroad: Sheffield, England, 1987, Cortona, Italy, 1992

Washington State University Extension, LID Technical Certificate, 2013

University of Georgia, Certificate in Historic Preservation, 1993


Licensed Landscape Architect, Washington State
LEED AP, US Green Building Council


Board Member/Treasurer, Friends of Seattle’s Olmsted Parks, 2010-Present

Passions: Traveling near and far with her two children

selected projects+

WSU Troy Hall | Pullman, WA
University of Washington Medical Center Entry | Seattle, WA
Lynnwood Link Extension Preliminary Engineering | Seattle, Shoreline, Mountlake Terrace & Lynnwood, WA
Old Convention Center Site (now CityCenter DC) | Washington, D.C.
Peninsula College Library Media Center | Port Angeles, WA
Holly Park Redevelopment, Phase II and III | Seattle, WA
University of Washington Paul G. Allen Center for Computer Science and Engineering | Seattle, WA
UW Tacoma Japanese Language School Historic Resources Study | Tacoma, WA
Whatcom Creek Trail | Bellingham, WA
Children’s Hospital Expansion | Seattle, WA
Seventh Avenue Streetscape | Seattle, WA
Denny Way CSO | Seattle, WA