Scott McCready Principal, Houston

“Design can be a tool to elevate social interaction within the public realm, as well as a medium to reconnect people with nature. By synthesizing place-making and infrastructure needs, we can create environments that enrich, educate, and endure.”

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 McCready seeks to enhance the social and ecological infrastructure of the urban environment, while broadening access and connectivity to open space within the city. His recent work has focused on urban parks, urban infill, and large scale campus planning and design. Scott has collaborated on numerous projects throughout Texas recognized in local and national awards and publications.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (1994)

Affiliations & Registrations

Member, American Society of Landscape Architects

Registered Landscape Architect, Massachusetts, #11220

Selected Awards

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 Texas Chapter Award of Excellence: Lake Houston Wilderness Park Planning & Analysis (2009)