Ning Deng


“The international practice at SWA Group provides a platform for deep design thinking and creative interplay where culture, landscape, environment, and urban open space transect.”

Ning Deng, PLA, LEED AP has over 20 years of professional experience as a landscape architect, architect, and urban designer. His aesthetic sense and design sensitivity were cultivated under the artistic influence of his family, and his interest in landscape systems as frameworks for urban interventions also guides his work. His experience includes all types and sizes of projects with in both public and private development sectors. Since joining SWA in 2009, he has led planning and design teams on a number of urban regeneration and environmental restoration projects in China. A registered landscape architect in California, Ning is an active member of ASLA.


The creation and (re-creation) of both healthy and active urban spaces.


Master of Landscape Architecture, University of Texas at Austin

Master of Architecture, Tamkang University, Taipei

Bachelor of Architecture, Tamkang University, Taipei


Member, American Society of Landscape Architects

Associate Member, American Institute of Architects (AIA) Los Angeles Chapter

Member, Urban Land Institute

Registered Landscape Architect, California #5649


Taipei City Architectural Practicing License, Taipei City Government, Taiwan


Gold Award, Real Estate Design China (2016)

Taiwan Architecture Award: Checheng Timber Industry Exhibition Hall (2009)

Excellence in Design, Architecture, UT Austin School of Architecture (2006)

First Place, Cogburn Family Foundation Architecture and Urbanism Prize, UT Austin School of Architecture (2006)

Excellence in Design, Architecture School Award 2004-2005, UT Austin School of Architecture (2005)