Douglas C. Smith, PLA, ASLA, President, Principal

Timelessness, simplicity and an appreciation for traditional and modern forms are the foundation of Doug’s approach. Well versed in all aspects of design and planning, his multi-faceted skills enable him to effectively transcend any design challenge. Be it forming an early project concept, permitting or detailing a design opportunity, Doug makes the transition seamless. He embraces the notion that sound planning and design requires patience. He explores all of the natural, cultural and economic influences that make communities successful and sustainable.

Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture, Iowa State University. Joined EDSA in 1987.

“Our business is built on long-term relationships. That’s why it is critical to always give more than expected on any project you’re working on. Your reputation and how you treat people is what will be remembered most.”

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