Senior Staff

Jim Welsh, RLA, LEED, AP
Senior Associate
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In his 20 years of experience, Mr. Welsh has designed and directed a wide range of projects including higher education and corporate campuses, mass transit systems, urban plazas, schools, bicycle and pedestrian trails, open space, and parkland. As an integral member of the firm, he brings broad experience in working with communities, diverse client groups, and consultants in a collaborative context.

Shigeo Kawasaki
Associate
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Mr. Kawasaki is a landscape architect and project manager with over 15 years of professional experience in the field of landscape architecture in both New York City and Tokyo. He has comprehensive design, management, construction supervision and permitting process experience in various projects ranging from urban streetscapes to large public parks.

Brian C. Staresnick, PLA, ASLA, LEED AP ND
Associate
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Mr. Staresnick offers seven years experience working with multidisciplinary teams to ensure that the landscape planning and site design components are successfully realized. His experience within urban contexts covers diverse project types and scales including streetscapes, plazas, open space revitalization, mixed-use developments, productive greenroofs and academic campuses. This coupled with his interests in public engagement, culture, environment, and history collectively inspires innovative and meaningful design ideas.