Scott McCready

Over the past 20 years, in projects ranging from large-scale urban and campus planning to the detailed design of public spaces and gardens, Scott has utilized design as a tool to elevate social interaction within the public realm, as well as a medium to reconnect people with nature. Through his work, Scott seeks to find innovative solutions to complex sites, synthesizing place-making and infrastructure needs to create environments that enrich, educate and endure. Recent work has focused on urban parks, urban infill, and large scale campus planning and design.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Affiliations

American Society of Landscape Architects

Recognition

Panelist, National ASLA Conference 2015, Collaborate, Not Compete: A New Paradigm for Design

Panelist, Texas ASLA Conference 2015, Bridging the Gap: Open Space Connectivity Through Large Scale Infrastructure

Huffington Post, Houston Restores Buffalo Bayou Park, 10.8.2015

National Public Radio / Houston Public Media, Buffalo Bayou Park Nears Grand Re-Opening, 9.14.2015

KHOU Television, Big Improvements Coming to Buffalo Bayou Park, 9.14.2015

Houston Press, Buffalo Bayou Park is Getting Ready To Open, 9.15.2015

ASLA Texas Chapter Award of Excellence, Planning and Analysis, Buffalo Bayou Park Master Plan, 2015

ASLA Texas Chapter Merit Award, Design Constructed - Public, Rosemont Bridge, 2013

ASLA Texas Chapter Merit Award, Constructed Public, Northwest Vista College, 2012

Green Good Design Award (European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and the Chicago Athenaeum) - Buffalo Bayou Promenade, 2010

ASLA Award of Excellence, General Design - Buffalo Bayou Promenade, 2009

ASLA Honor Award, Analysis and Planning - Brays Bayou Greenway Framework, 2009

ASLA Texas Chapter Award of Excellence – Lake Houston Wilderness Park Planning & Analysis, 2009

ASLA Texas Chapter Honor Award, Planning & Analysis – Brays Bayou Recreation Greenway, 2008

ASLA Texas Chapter Merit Award – McAllen Convention Center, 2008

ULI Houston Development of Distinction Award – Buffalo Bayou Promenade, 2008

Scenic Houston 2008 “Scenic Star” Award – Buffalo Bayou Promenade, 2008

Houston Business Journal Landmark Award: Best Community Impact Project - Buffalo Bayou Promenade, Sabine to Bagby, 2007

Houston Business Journal Landmark Award: Best Public/Private Partnership - Buffalo Bayou Promenade, Sabine to Bagby, 2007

ULI Finalist for Award for Excellence: The Americas - Buffalo Bayou Promenade, 2007

ASLA Texas Chapter Excellence in Design Award – Buffalo Bayou Promenade, 2007

ASLA Texas Chapter, Excellence Award - CyFair College, 2006

ASLA Texas Chapter Honor Award – Hangzhou HuBin Commerce & Tourism District, 2006

ULI Global Award for Excellence – Hangzhou HuBin Commerce & Tourism District, 2005

ULI Award for Excellence: Asia Pacific – Hangzhou HuBin Commerce & Tourism District, 2005

AIA Houston, Urban Design and Planning Award - CyFair College, 2004

ASLA Texas Chapter, Merit Award - Stolt-Neilsen Corp. Campus, Houston, Texas 2002
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