Steve Rydzon

Principal

“Listening is the most important step. Listening to the client, the community, and the land always leads to a better project.”

Steve Rydzon is a landscape architect, planner, and artist with over 20 years’ experience. His designs seek to celebrate the cultural and natural traditions of a place through the contemporary use of landscape, sculpture, and art.

Steve’s understanding of construction materials, methodologies, and development lead to projects that are beautiful, efficient, and cost-effective. His hands-on approach keeps him intimately involved with projects from concept through construction.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, Magna Cum Laude, Colorado State University (2006)

AFFILIATIONS & REGISTRATIONS

ASLA

PLA (California)

Real Estate Design Awards China – Gold Award, Landscape and Interior Design, Monet Avenue 2.0 at Victoria Gardens (2017)

ASLA Southern California Chapter Merit Award, Monet Avenue 2.0 at Victoria Gardens (2016)

ASLA Southern California Chapter Merit Award, Downtown Summerlin (2016)

AIA California San Fernando Valley Chapter Design Award, Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC) (2015)

AIA Technology in Architectural Practice Building Information Modeling Awards, Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC) (2015)

ASCE Orange County Project of the Year, Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC) (2015)

Southern California Association of Governments Recognition Award for Sustained Leadership, Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC) (2015)

United States Green Building Council Eco City Award, Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC) (2015)

MIPIM Asia Best Futura Project Bronze Award, Sequis Tower (2013)

ASLA National Honor Award, Analysis and Planning, Changsha Liuyang River Waterfront Park (2013)

APA Orange County Chapter Outstanding Planning Project Award, City Place (2009)

ASLA Southern California Chapter Honor Award, Jeffrey Open Space Park (2008)