James A. Lord   Founding Partner  Before co-founding Surfacedesign, Inc., James worked at the offices of Peter Walker and Partners, Martha Schwartz Partners and Hargreaves Associates. His stewardship of the firm's design practice has produced a wide range of award-winning projects for Surfacedesign. James’s innovative design approach has established Surfacedesign as a leader in urban design and sustainability in New Zealand. James received his MLA from the Harvard Graduate School of Design and his BARCH from the University of Southern California. He has served on the Harvard Alumni Council since 2004 and is an ASLA Fellow.

James A. Lord  Founding Partner

Before co-founding Surfacedesign, Inc., James worked at the offices of Peter Walker and Partners, Martha Schwartz Partners and Hargreaves Associates. His stewardship of the firm's design practice has produced a wide range of award-winning projects for Surfacedesign. James’s innovative design approach has established Surfacedesign as a leader in urban design and sustainability in New Zealand. James received his MLA from the Harvard Graduate School of Design and his BARCH from the University of Southern California. He has served on the Harvard Alumni Council since 2004 and is an ASLA Fellow.

  Roderick Wyllie   Partner  Roderick is an award-winning landscape architect and founding principal of Surfacedesign, Inc.. He brings a comprehensive knowledge of plants and years of experience working on both public and private projects. Leading the office's residential, estate and vineyard design efforts,  Roderick integrates his passion for craft and vast knowledge of material construction to inform all phases of the design process. Roderick received his MLA from the Harvard Graduate School of Design and his BA in Music.

Roderick Wyllie  Partner

Roderick is an award-winning landscape architect and founding principal of Surfacedesign, Inc.. He brings a comprehensive knowledge of plants and years of experience working on both public and private projects. Leading the office's residential, estate and vineyard design efforts,  Roderick integrates his passion for craft and vast knowledge of material construction to inform all phases of the design process. Roderick received his MLA from the Harvard Graduate School of Design and his BA in Music.

  Geoff di Girolamo    Partner  Since his formal training as an architect, Geoff has produced a large body work practicing urban design and landscape design at the offices of Skidmore Owings and Merrill in New York, San Francisco, and Hong Kong, Pei Cobb Freed and Partners, and Marta Fry Landscape Associates. As a principal at Surfacedesign, Geoff is responsible for leadership for the firms’ many projects in Asia and large-scale urban design projects. Geoff received his MARCH at UCLA and his BA in Art at the University of California at Santa Cruz.

Geoff di Girolamo   Partner

Since his formal training as an architect, Geoff has produced a large body work practicing urban design and landscape design at the offices of Skidmore Owings and Merrill in New York, San Francisco, and Hong Kong, Pei Cobb Freed and Partners, and Marta Fry Landscape Associates. As a principal at Surfacedesign, Geoff is responsible for leadership for the firms’ many projects in Asia and large-scale urban design projects. Geoff received his MARCH at UCLA and his BA in Art at the University of California at Santa Cruz.

  Tim Kirby    Principal  Tim is a principal with Surfacedesign, Inc. Tim brings a design rigor to each project, amalgamating spatial and emotive ideals into well-crafted and finely executed projects. He is investigative and incessantly curious about emerging technologies and operational strategies. As an integral part of the firm's leadership, Tim serves as technical director for many of the firm's institutional and campus projects.

Tim Kirby   Principal

Tim is a principal with Surfacedesign, Inc. Tim brings a design rigor to each project, amalgamating spatial and emotive ideals into well-crafted and finely executed projects. He is investigative and incessantly curious about emerging technologies and operational strategies. As an integral part of the firm's leadership, Tim serves as technical director for many of the firm's institutional and campus projects.

 
  Matt Bombard    Designer

Matt Bombard   Designer

  Jessie Booth    Senior Designer

Jessie Booth   Senior Designer

  Stephanie Buglione    Designer

Stephanie Buglione   Designer

  Shiree Cole    Administrative Assistant

Shiree Cole   Administrative Assistant

 
  Leandro Couto de Almeida      Designer

Leandro Couto de Almeida   Designer

  Tyler Chandler   Senior Designer

Tyler Chandler  Senior Designer

  Nick Gotthardt    Senior Associate

Nick Gotthardt   Senior Associate

  Annie Hansel    Senior Designer

Annie Hansel   Senior Designer

 
  Leon Hordijk     Associate

Leon Hordijk    Associate

  Heath House    Associate

Heath House   Associate

  Tyler Jones-Powell    Associate

Tyler Jones-Powell   Associate

  Michal Kapitulnik    Senior Associate

Michal Kapitulnik   Senior Associate

 
  Gita Khandagle    Associate

Gita Khandagle   Associate

  Penelope Leggett    Designer

Penelope Leggett   Designer

  Junyi Li    Senior Designer

Junyi Li   Senior Designer

  Damaso Mayer    Designer

Damaso Mayer   Designer

 
  Tyler Mohr    Senior Designer

Tyler Mohr   Senior Designer

  Andrés Pérez Rod  ríg  uez    Associate

Andrés Pérez Rodríguez   Associate

  Blythe Price    Senior Designer

Blythe Price   Senior Designer

  Kika Probst    Associate

Kika Probst   Associate

 
  Willie Swinerton    Controller

Willie Swinerton   Controller

  Jake Watters    Designer

Jake Watters   Designer

  Leslie Wilson   Operations

Leslie Wilson  Operations