John joined LJLA in 2005 and brings more than 20 years of residential design experience to the firm. He has created landscapes all along the East Coast, each finely attuned to its local climate, context, and geography. John’s lifelong interest in gardening and horticulture led him to study landscape architecture at Purdue University, where he earned a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture in 2001. During his time at Purdue, he was recognized with the ASLA Honor for Excellence in the Study of Landscape Architecture
His dedication to fostering the next generation of landscape architects is evident through his ongoing involvement with the Purdue Landscape Architecture program, where he has coordinated and hosted a yearly Purdue Coop student since 2010.
In 2016, John was selected as the recipient of the prestigious ‘5 Under 40’ award for Landscape Architecture from New England Home Magazine. He serves as chair on the Design Review Board for the Town of Dedham, is a board member for the Friends of Dedham Town Green, and volunteers his design services to various other civic organizations.