Managing Principal, Landscape
Lance Walker offers nearly 20 years of experience in the field of landscape architecture. Project types he has led range from 5-star international hospitality to large-scale master plans to metropolitan urban parks to high-end residential. This broad experience base has enabled him to work on large complicated multi-disciplinary projects as well as design the most intricate details. Most importantly, Lance understands the need to balance design passion with project economics. He excels in the director role with strengths in leadership, management, and design.
Lance has a solid understanding of the guest experience, which proves to be a benefit to the integrated design team. His experience on numerous hospitality projects around the world allows him to develop a project based on the needs of the client, the guest, the site’s opportunities, as well as current design influences. Further, Lance believes that a full understanding of the project including market demographics, environmental, physical, and cultural issues – is crucial to the project’s success. He strives to use a design-based approach that is both evocative and functional. He believes that great design adds value, quality, and enhances people’s experiences.