©EDSA | Team | Vice President | Ryan Harbert

Landscape architecture is one of the most significant art forms to exist, as it possesses the unique ability to shape and mold the world’s terrain in a way that protects, preserves and creates timeless environments that can be enjoyed by all.

J. Ryan Harbert

Vice President

Inspired by worldly travels, Ryan utilizes his professional experience to cultivate spaces that enhance a site’s history and topography. He has an admiration for nature and the arts, melding the two to define unique designs rooted in cultural identity, beauty and functionality. With a deep understanding for the creation and implementation of public works, Ryan has served as project manager and lead designer for a variety of domestic and international parks, academic campuses, open green spaces and streetscapes that enhance walkability, community health and neighborhood connectivity. His expertise lies in natural systems, unique grading solutions, the review of construction documentation and concept generation. Before joining EDSA, Ryan was a Senior Design Manager at Belt Collins and a Design Director at The Office of James Burnett.

  • Education: Master of Art, Texas Tech University; Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, Texas A&M University
  • Associations: American Society of Landscape Architects
  • Location: Fort Lauderdale