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.