Landscape Architecture

Our award-winning landscape designs are based on economic and ecological principles, including the use of indigenous materials, xeriscape techniques, and regionally appropriate design. Our experienced staff maintains a working knowledge of the jurisdictional review process and landscape ordinances to assure our clients an effective process from conceptual design to completion of construction. Careful consideration is given to site features, economic factors, and jurisdictional regulations. Our proven success is based on understanding the fundamental design relationships between the natural and built environments, our close working relationship with our clients, and our passion for increasing the project’s value and quality.

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Articles & Publications
“The Planning Center Creates Sustainable Landscape for Pima County Complex”, The Planning Center, October 2010
“Landscape Designer Joins The Planning Center”, The Planning Center, October 2010
“The Planning Center Names Tim Johnson as Principal”, The Planning Center, May 2010
“Mistaken Identity”, Downtown Tucsonan, April 2010
“Como SAAEMA Newsletter”, April 2010
“Landscape Architecture”, The Planning Center, December 2009
“Using less water is one way to go green”, Inside Tucson Business, May 2008
“Tim Johnson Wins Tucson Business Edge 40 Under 40 Award”, The Planning Center, August 2007
American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)
Arizona Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (AZASLA)
Leadership in Energy Design (LEED)
United States Green Building Council (USGBC)
Local First Arizona