Tom Benjamin is a registered Landscape Architect and LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP) with more than 20 years experience in environmental design work with a focus on ecological restoration and green design. His restoration experience includes assessment, design, and construction of upland, wetland, riparian and coastal sites using low-tech bioengineering solutions. In addition, Tom’s site planning work emphasizes low maintenance native plantings for public facilities; commercial, institutional, and residential developments; and private residences. His work creates and enhances natural stormwater filtration systems in both developed and natural contexts. Tom has considerable natural resource planning and land use regulatory experience to support projects from conceptual planning through design, construction and monitoring phases. Tom has lectured at Harvard, MIT and many professional conferences. He continues to teach sustainable landscape design at the University of Massachusetts and Greenfield Community College.
Focus Areas: Landscape Architecture, Ecological Restoration, Public Landscapes.