Bachelor of Arts, Landscape Architecture University of California, Berkeley
Registered Landscape Architect
California License No. C-6822
As a Studio Director at RIOS, John Lambert Pearson is skilled at working with clients and stakeholders to realize their vision for a site.With over 15 years of experience seeing complex projects from schematic design through construction observation, he brings his interest in the social and cultural factors of design, as well as extensive horticultural expertise, to every project. Born and raised in Los Angeles, John takes special interest in projects that enhance the urban landscape experience for the residents of Southern California.His range of work includes large and small urban open spaces and parks, single and multi-family residential developments, corporate and university campuses, master planning for green streets and transit corridors, and community-led design processes.
He received his B.A. in Landscape Architecture from University of California, Berkeley, and earned an ASLA Certificate of Honor. John has practiced planning and landscape architecture across Southern California and New York, and projects include the National 9/11 Memorial, San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park Dog Run, and Transbay Transit Center. Internationally he has worked on Marina Bay Sands in Singapore and Barangaroo in Australia.