Stephen Lovett, ASLA, PLA, LEED AP
Steve is an award-winning planner and landscape architect with more than 25 years of experience in a broad range of public and private projects and clients. He has worked in diverse environments throughout the United States, Mexico, the Caribbean, and South America, including master planned and golf course communities; destination resort development; park and recreation design; open space and landscape master planning; transportation corridors; and urban design.
A West Coast native, in his career Steve has included experience in the Pacific Northwest, the Desert Southwest, and in the southeastern United States. This understanding of diverse geographies and urban settings has reinforced his appreciation of the unique qualities of every individual place, and the importance of expressing innovative and collaborative solutions that sustain those values.
Steve earned his degree in Landscape Architecture from Washington State University, where he pursued a diverse field of study emphasizing ecology, sustainable urban and community planning, and interdisciplinary studies. He is a LEED Accredited Professional (LEED-AP), serves on the Executive Committee of the Jacksonville Section of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), Florida Chapter, and on the Board of Directors for JaxPride, The City Beautiful Coalition, and the Health Planning Council of Northeast Florida. He is also a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), the Institute of Classical Architecture/Classical America (ICA/CA), the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and the Riverside Avondale Preservation Society (RAP). He also is active in collaborative efforts with the American Institute of Architects (AIA).