chris mendel, PLA

Chris takes a natural-systems based approach to site design, construction and landscape maintenance. His design and construction experience ranges from large urban brownfields and waterfronts to rural campus master planning.  Chris has designed and managed the construction of seven parks and open spaces and contributed to six master plans.  He is currently designing and managing the restoration and repurposing of a Fredrick Law Olmsted park in Buffalo, NY and is working to help both the Philadelphia and Buffalo parks systems explore sustainable and organic landscape maintenance and its connections to park programming.