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With a passion for evidence-based design that connects people with nature, Jason’s work is both vibrant and client-focused.

Jason King, PLA, ASLA, LEED AP, SITES AP, CLARB

Landscape architect Jason King is driven to help clients explore the regenerative potential of urban sites and development projects. With a passion for evidence-based design that connects people with nature, Jason’s work is both vibrant and client-focused. Jason has over twenty years of experience in both public and private sectors, where he has collaborated with architects and engineers in mixed-use housing, commercial developments, healing environments, and schools.

As Board President for the Portland-based Green Roof Information Think-tank (GRiT), Jason is a committed advocate, writer, teacher, and speaker on nature-based thinking, regenerative design, historical ecology, and climate change. An award-winning expert in vegetated architecture, green infrastructure and stormwater facilities, Jason continually seeks opportunities to build on his decades-long experience as a LEED-Accredited Professional and, more recently, one of the first SITES-certified landscape architects and Salmon-Safe designers.

Jason loves working at GreenWorks because of our firm commitment to innovation and creativity, and the drive to continually challenge ourselves to tackle “wicked problems”, and ask, “What’s next?”

When Jason is not working out what’s next for green design, he is most likely found with his wife Beth and dog Franny exploring the dynamic food and wine scene of the Pacific Northwest.

Education

Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
Bachelor of Science, Environmental Design, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
Urban Studies PhD Coursework, Portland State University, Portland, OR

Registrations

Professional Landscape Architect in Oregon (LA#537), Washington (LA#1185), and California (LA#5619)
SITES Accredited Professional (2017-present)
LEED Accredited Professional: US Green Building Council (2003-present)
Council of Landscape Architects Registration Board Certification (2009-present)
American Society of Landscape Architects – Member (1997-present)
Member – USGBC and Cascadia Green Building Council


Recent Projects

Terminal 1 Waterfront Redevelopment

Terminal 1 Waterfront Redevelopment

Hood River Community Housing

Hood River Community Housing