Master of Landscape Architecture
Graduate School of Design
Bachelor of Arts, Asian Studies
Registered Landscape Architect, California
Registered Landscape Architect Washington
Nate is a Principal Landscape Architect at RIOS with a focus on dynamic public spaces. His interest in landscape design as a form of storytelling drew him to Los Angeles after two decades of practice in Seattle and a Masters in Landscape Architecture from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design.
Nate’s projects, including downtown central parks in Houston, Seattle, Los Angeles, and Palm Springs, unearth stories of place as catalysts for authentic urban life. Nate teaches and lectures on landscape design at universities and conferences around the country. He has been active on the boards of the national Landscape Architecture Foundation and numerous urban environmental