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Claire Eddleman-Heath, PLA, LEED AP BD+C, SITES AP

Claire Eddleman-Heath, PLA, LEED AP BD+C, SITES AP

Senior Designer | Project Manager

Austin, TX

Education

  • Master of Landscape Architecture, Harvard University Graduate School of Design
  • Bachelor of Science, Architectural Studies, Minor in Italian, The University of Texas - Austin, School of Architecture

Discipline

Certifications

  • Professional Landscape Architect, TX #3201
  • LEED Accredited Professional, Building, Design + Construction (BD+C)
  • SITES Accredited Professional
  • Native Plants Society of Texas, Certification in Native Plant Landscape Maintenance - 2018 - Present

Claire Eddleman-Heath brings her passion for beautiful and performative landscapes to each project. As a licensed landscape architect, LEED AP BD+C and SITES AP, Claire has and continues to manage a variety of complex projects at a broad range of scales. With each project, Claire aims to integrate design and landscape systems-thinking in order to improve the environment for all. Currently at Asakura Robinson, Claire is the project manager for a new mental health facility project where she and her team use evidence-based research to design a landscape as a therapeutic environment for patients, visitors and staff. Claire also manages a two-mile urban roadway realignment featuring green infrastructure solutions for on-site stormwater challenges.

Prior to joining Asakura Robinson, Claire worked with Design Workshop, Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Inc. Landscape Architects, Studio Balcones Landscape Architecture and Urbanism, McCann Adams Studio, and Peter Walker and Partners. Outside of work, she enjoys paddling and rafting Texas waterways, illustrative drawing, photography and volunteering for the Native Plant Society, Native Prairies Association of Texas and the Audubon Society.

 

Q & A

Where do you get you design inspiration from?
Spending time in the outdoors.

How do you have fun at work?
Researching landscapes, learning from colleagues and doing good work.

If you had a superpower to make a bigger impact on communities/ cities/ or environments what superpower would you have?
There is no superpower. We’ve got to work together and work hard to make change.