Yang Li

associate | landscape designer

jiangsu province, china
masters of landscape architecture
bachelors 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,

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


- 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

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 exupery (1900-1944)

favorite pattern:

water waves + ripples ― in reference to chinese landscape painter of song dynasty, ma yuan's famous "water album".

best advice:

“you can design + 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) + loved seeing how people record their memories + leave their love in the world.