Carol Rizzio, PLA, ASLA, AICP, LEED AP


President and Principal

Carol, co-founder of Land Studio pc, has over 19 years’ experience in planning, landscape architecture, and project management. She is responsible for the management of a wide range of projects, which include coordinating the work of project teams and managing the budget and schedule. Carol understands the inner workings of public agencies, as over half of her professional career has been with the public sector. As such, she is uniquely capable of assisting municipalities plan, design, and implement desired improvements. Her diversified experience includes community planning, site design/development, and construction oversight.

Carol enjoys working closely with clients and citizens in the planning and designing of their communities. She has a passion for the natural environment and her background also includes natural resource planning and environmental restoration efforts. Her belief in engaging the public in discovery and discussions about their community facilitates sustainable solutions and empowers citizens.

Landscape Architecture, College of Architecture and Urban Studies, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, 1995

Professional Registrations:
Landscape Architect, Commonwealth of Virginia
Certified Professional Planner, American Institute of Certified Planners
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)
Virginia ASLA Board Member (VAASLA)
American Planning Association (APA)
American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)
Urban Land Institute (ULI)

Outstanding Professional Achievement
Honor Award, ASLA

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