A Massachusetts-registered landscape architect with over 12 years of experience, Rebecca has a broad design background that includes residential and healthcare design, campus master planning, corporate planning, and multi-family residential projects. She is involved with all phases of project development including local and state permitting; site planning, design, and detailing; and construction administration. Many of her projects include extensive local and State public permitting efforts such as Planning Board Approval, Conservation Commission Notices of Intent, MEPA Filings and Stormwater Management Plans.
Rebecca has been involved with permitting and design development of multi-family residential projects such as Seven Springs at Burlington, Massachusetts, a 425-unit residential community on 70 acres; and the 123-unit active adult community Settlers’ Hill in Sutton, MA. Through her student and professional work, she has focused on Therapeutic Landscape Design, as well as the related area of Universal Accessibility. Rebecca has developed assisted living residential projects incorporating facets of these topics into spaces for use by all generations and abilities.
Recently, Rebecca completed design documents for four themed courtyards at the Avita Memory Care Center in Needham, Massachusetts, and received site plan approval for faculty housing at the St. Mark’s School in Southborough, Massachusetts.
Registered Landscape Architect #1368, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
LEED Accredited Professional, USGBC LEED for New Construction Technical Program, 2006
Bachelor of Science Landscape Architecture, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, 1998
New England Women in Real Estate (NEWiRE), Member, Project Spotlight Committee, Housing and Community Development Committee, Exchange Networking Group; Co-Chair, Rising Leaders Networking Group
Green Education Foundation, Contributor, Green Schools Initiative and Garden as a Teaching Tool Course
South Shore Habitat for Humanity, GIS Consultant, Site Selection Committee
Boston Society of Architects, In-Classroom Volunteer, Learning by Design Program
“Landscape Architects & Civil Engineers Meld Aesthetic with Function”. New England Real Estate Journal, 2005.
“THERAPEUTIC GARDENS: A Study of Design Elements Integral to the Development of Healing, Restorative and Accessible Public Spaces”. Research Paper published to the Commonwealth Undergraduate Research Conference, 1997.