Stephanie Austin Redding is a landscape architect with broad expertise in the planning and design of cultural sites. She combines her love of historical research and landscape design with expert creative and analytical skills, including practical knowledge of landscape management. Stephanie’s proficiency with GIS tools helps layer the past, present, and future treatment of significant properties to address design challenges, offer impactful storytelling, and guide ongoing stewardship.
Stephanie’s experience with cultural sites ranges from public gardens and private estates to historic parks and national monuments. Her work with sites associated with indigenous tribes and nations has enhanced her ability to foster an inclusive design process that honors diverse perspectives and enables stakeholders to drive decision-making.
Stephanie recognizes that excellent design is derived from context, including a site’s history, existing condition, program, environmental challenges and opportunities, and stakeholder vision. She believes that design should evolve organically through a collaborative process that engages the client and community.