Tristan Cleveland, PLA | Project Manager

Tristan joined the LPDA Charlottesville Office team in 2014. Tristan works with projects through the entire design process, from initial client meetings and site analysis, through concept development and sketching, to drafting construction documents and ensuring project adherence to federal, state, and municipal codes. She has experience working on a wide range of projects, including inclusive and nature-play playgrounds, town parks and trails, downtown streetscapes, stormwater retrofits, and countywide comprehensive planning. Tristan also creates 3D models, renderings, and animation to assist clients with visualization and marketing. Tristan has a strong interest in using Eastern US native plants in landscape design. Her past experience includes working with communities, non-profit agencies, and local governments on economic development projects in West Virginia.

Education / Registration / Professional Organizations
Tristan received her Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from Pennsylvania State University in 2011. She is a registered Landscape Architect in Virginia. She has experience working as a Community Developer and Designer for Americorps VISTA, New River Gorge Regional Development Authority in Oak Hill, WV.