|St. Louis landscape architecture firm SWT Design cofounding principals Ted Spaid, ASLA, and Jim Wolterman, ASLA, are pleased to announce that Jay Wohlschlaeger Jr., ASLA; Bonnie Roy, ASLA; and Hunter Beckham, ASLA, have been promoted to principals at SWT Design.
|Jay Wohlschlaeger Jr., ASLA|
|Bonnie Roy, ASLA|
|Hunter Beckham, ASLA|
SWT Design has experienced continual growth and development over the past 16 years in environmental design excellence working on projects locally, nationally, and internationally. Most recently, SWT Design has become a leader in the Sustainable Sites Initiative, with two of its projects among 150 worldwide being selected as pilots; one is its office, an experiential design campus.
“Jay, Bonnie, and Hunter will assist us as we continue to evolve and expand into the future while maintaining the highest standards of quality for our clients,” say the cofounders in a joint statement. “Together, we will remain committed to our company’s mission as an environmentally conscious, high design, planning, and landscape architectural firm.”
Wohlschlaeger has been with SWT Design since 1996 and received a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture from Kansas State University. He has worked on a wide range of projects varying from environmental assessment, parks and recreation design, and retail to high-end residential design and commercial and institutional design. In addition to ASLA, he is a member of the Missouri Park and Recreation Association.
Roy has a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture from Ball State University and a master’s degree in urban design from Washington University St. Louis. She has more than eight years of experience working with SWT Design, focusing on a collaboration of architecture, landscape architecture, and infrastructure in the metropolitan landscape. Her projects cover a full range of design responsibilities including parks and recreation, creative play, campus planning, streetscape design, civic centers, and institutions. Roy is a past treasurer and secretary for the St. Louis Chapter of ASLA and a member of the American Planning Association.
Beckham received a bachelor of landscape architecture from the University of Arkansas and has more than 10 years of experience as a landscape architect, with expertise in both design and construction. His areas of particular interest include the interconnectivity of community planning, sustainable and environmentally friendly site design, as well as multidisciplinary collaboration for green roof design and implementation. Beckham serves on the national ASLA Government Affairs Advisory Committee, is chapter liaison to the Historic American Landscape Survey, and is part of the Sustainable Design and Development Professional Practice Network. He is a current trustee and past president of the St. Louis Chapter of ASLA and serves on the St. Louis Regional Green Building Council.
|Jon Pate, ASLA|
Warner Larson Inc., an award-winning landscape architecture firm in Boston, has hired Jon Pate, ASLA, as a senior landscape architect. Pate’s experience spans more than 15 years in institutional, commercial, and residential projects. He received his bachelor of science degree in landscape architecture from Purdue University. His creative vision and construction knowledge have played an instrumental role in work on many college campuses, primary schools, retirement communities, and health care gardens.