Verdant Landscape Architecture

Verdant Landscape Architecture is committed to a fully collaborative exploration of design alternatives with our clients and associated professionals. We serve both public and private clients, with the majority of our projects distributed throughout New York and New England. We believe successful projects come from understanding the context and unique characteristics of each site, combined with a commitment to project goals, schedule and budget. Over the years we have become known for careful selection of materials, our thoughtful details, and thorough construction administration that make our built work durable, elegant and affordable. carefully and maintain a high level of communication from initial planning to design and construction.


Blair Hines


Hines is a founding partner of Verdant and works across boundaries - be it creative, technical, or management-oriented. With more than 30 years as a landscape architect, Blair is experienced in a wide variety of project types including design for institutional and municipal projects, commercial and residential developments, cemetery, conservation planning and residential design. As a world traveler, avid biker, backpacker and volunteer, he regularly embarks on studies in nature and philosophy.


Katya Podsiadlo


Podsiadlo is a founding partner of Verdant Landscape Architecture. Her work reflects her wide range of interests with a consistent focus on sustainable urban systems and design rooted in ecological understanding. For Katya, design has a clear purpose, whether utilitarian or aesthetic.