Ryan’s multidisciplinary talents in architecture and landscape architecture include expertise in historic preservation, community placemaking, and urban and land planning. He values a collaborative team approach that imparts a variety of perspectives into successful designs that stand the test of time and are as sustainable as possible.
His projects include cultural facilities, zoo environments, embassies, educational facilities, and campus settings. Through his family background in organic farming, he recognizes the need to address land, food, and water resources and advocates for the integration of agriculture with building systems as a landscape strategy.
A recipient of the AIA’s Young Architects Award and the AIAS Emerging Professional Honor Award, Ryan is an active volunteer with professional associations and forums promoting leadership, educational, and development opportunities. He is a co-founder of the AIA/DC Christopher Kelley Leadership Development Program and was recognized with a BD+C national “40 Under 40” award.
Bachelor of Science in Urban Planning and Landscape Architecture, Arizona State University, 2005
Master of Landscape Architecture, University of Virginia, 2009
Master of Architecture, University of Virginia, 2009
American Institute of Architects, Young Architects Forum - Chair
Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards, Exam Writer
American Institute of Architects, Christopher Kelley Leadership Development Program, Co-Founder
American Society of Landscape Architects
National Architectural Accrediting Board, Board of Directors
National Council of Architecture Registration Board