Design Alaska Expands Capability to Include Landscape Architecture
Fairbanks, AK - 27 May, 2010 - Design Alaska is pleased to announce that John Rowe, a registered Landscape Architect in the State of Alaska, and his family have joined our team. John has eight years of experience designing landscapes in Alaska and another fourteen years of prior experience in Michigan. John graduated from Michigan State University in 1991 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Landscape Architecture and completed Arctic Engineer in 1999 at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
John is a recognized leader at designing landscapes in northern climates. Some of his most notable local projects include designing landscapes for the first two phases of Fairbanks' new Tanana Lakes Recreation Area, Second & Wilbur streetscape improvements, the Fairbanks Police Station, major renovations at both Hutchison Career Center and Barnette Elementary School, tourist viewing areas at the Large Animal Research Station (Muskox Farm) and a Master Plan for the Georgeson Botanical Gardens at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. In addition to his work in Fairbanks, John has accomplished projects throughout the state for numerous public and private clients.
John is associated with the American Society of Landscape Architects, UAF Campus Landscape and Outdoor Art Committee, and the Outdoor Recreation Trail Advisory Board for the State Department of Natural Resources.
Design Alaska is an Architect and Engineer firm located in Fairbanks, Alaska since 1957. Over the years the company has grown from just a small handful of staff to a current staff of seventy. The firm provides Architecture; Structural, Civil, Mechanical, Fire Protection, Electrical, and Environmental Engineering; Landscape Architecture; Surveying; Commissioning; and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) design.