Yang Li

Landscape Designer

Jiangsu Province, China
Master of Landscape Architecture
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, North Carolina State University

work experience:

Detailed site design
Schematic conceptual design
Design development,
Construction documents
Landscape + hardscape material specifications
Design 2d+3d presentation
2D software: AutoCAD, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator
3D software: SketchUp, Lumion, ArcGIS

key project experience:

new development:

- Lodge Abbott & Associates | Kalea Bay, rooftop, Naples, FL
- Wood partners| Majorca, pool and courtyards, Orlando, FL
- Flournoy | Essex, pool and courtyard, Orlando, FL
- Trammel Crow | Mercantile village, exterior amenity, Portland, OR
- Lennar | Grandbay 1, pool and courtyards, Doral, FL
- Lennar | Wynwood, pool deck, Miami, FL
- Hines | The edge on Hudson, pool and courtyards, Sleepy Hollow, NY
- Plaza Equity | Magic City-Parcel 11, clubhouse, Miami, FL


- Greystar | Commons Park West, pool + courtyards, Denver, CO
- Templeton | The Douglas, courtyards, Portland, OR
- Capri | The Ventana, pools + courtyard, Playa vista, CA
- Capri | Dominion Post Oak, rooftop pool, Houston, TX
- Commercial | The Regent, signage + rooftop pool, Naples, FL
- Capreit | Cityview, courtyards, Nashville, TN
- Livcor | Arbour square, pool deck and courtyard, Thorton, CO
- Autocamp | Field Station, Moab, UT

Best Design Tip

“Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.” - Antoine De Saint Exupéry (1900-1944)

Favorite Pattern

Water waves and ripples ― in reference to Chinese landscape painter of song dynasty, ma yuan's famous “Water Album".

Best Advice

“You can design and create and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality”. - Walt Disney

Hidden Talent

Math, ArcGIS + magazine editor

If Its The Last Thing I Do

I will plant an oak tree in my yard.

Trip of a Lifetime

The trip to San Michele cemetery island in Venice; deeply impressed by the cypress tree alley (which is the symbol of life) and loved seeing how people record their memories and leave their love in the world.