Principal Landscape Architect:  Joy Lyndes, PLA, CA # 4183, AZ # 23431 ASLA, AIA Affiliate, Certificate in Preservation Studies, University of Arizona

JoyJoy has over 29 years of experience in landscape architecture, complete streets, streetscapes, facilities for multiple modes of transportation, low impact development, historic and cultural landscapes, urban planning, sustainable design solutions and ecology and tribal properties.  She has Bachelors and Master’s degrees in Landscape Architecture from the University of Arizona with a Certificate in Preservation Studies. She founded SAGE Landscape Architecture & Environmental in 1997, which was acquired by Kimley Horn and Associates in 2010. She established Coastal SAGE in 2013 and offers a broad portfolio of successful and award winning studies, planning, design and construction consulting services.

Unique sustainable design expertise includes rain water harvesting, design of underground cisterns and rainwater reuse, reclaimed water irrigation system design, permaculture, drought tolerant plant materials, water conserving irrigation system design and restoration, rain gardens and bio swale design. Special resource conservation credentials include the restoration of wetlands, mitigation of critical habitat, water conservation, low impact development, and the design and environmental permitting for reuse of urban brownfields and landfills.

Joy was recently appointed by Mayor & Council to the Encinitas Environmental Commission. She is a the Historic American Landscape Surveys Chair of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) San Diego Chapter, docent for the Encinitas Historical Society, and a member of Women In Business.

Her knowledge of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) and the Secretary of Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties includes the Guidelines for the Treatment of Cultural Landscapes – encompassing historic designed, historic vernacular, historic and ethnographic landscapes; and Traditional Cultural Properties.  Her focus is to meet user needs through sensitive and appropriate preservation, rehabilitation, restoration, and reconstructions creating functional, interactive and engaging spaces for people; that draw from the contextual fabric, add value to the community, are constructable and durable, and improve the quality of community life.

Principal Landscape Architect: Mary Muszynski, PLA

After workinMMg in private firms, including Andrea Cochran and EDAW (AECOM), as well civic organizations such as the City of San Francisco and the Trust for Public Land started  Landible in 2012 based in Berkeley CA. Coastal SAGE and Landible collaborate as a team on projects throughout California, Arizona and the southwest US.

She has an extensive knowledge of landscape architecture developed over 17 years of working on private and public spaces in the San Francisco Bay Area and Arizona. Key public projects in San Francisco include Newcombe Avenue Green Streetscape (2012, project management); Boeddeker Park (2010, design and project management); Hayes Valley Playground (2009, project management); Glen Canyon Master Plan (2003, design/planning). In Arizona, key projects with cultural resource goals include: Canoa Ranch (2007, Natural Resources Report for Master Plan); Mission Garden (2008, Design) and Steam Pump Ranch (2008, Landscape component of Master Plan).

Mary earned her MLA with Distinction from Harvard University Graduate School of Design and her BFA from the Corcoran College of Art and Design. Mary has been a visiting lecturer and guest critic at UC Berkeley, California College of the Arts, The Academy of Art University and the University of Arizona. She is professionally licensed in California and Arizona.

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