Katherine Kamen
Landscape Architect

Katherine Kamen Landscape Architect, an independent firm, often collaborates with Huelster Design Studio. Katherine is a graduate of the University of Connecticut with a Major in Landscape Design (BS 1983), and she obtained a Masters degree from North Carolina State University (M.LARCH 1987). Katherine gained valuable experience interning with landscape architect / architect, Kaneji Domoto, ASLA, AIA, specializing in Japanese horticultural practices, and, traveling to Cortona, Italy with the University of Georgia’s Environmental Design Program.

As a professional landscape architect Katherine has worked with government agencies and private firms including: the Chicago Park District, developing site designs and planning schemes for city parks, The Lincoln Park Zoo, recreational areas, and play lots with the input of community groups and park personnel; the North Carolina Department of Natural Resources and Community Development, creating recreational master plans and urban forestry designs; and regional firms specializing in residential and commercial site planning. In 1993 Katherine began her own Landscape Architectural firm specializing in high-end residential design. Projects include site master plans, memorial gardens, pool and spa environments, and wetland mitigation work.

An avid naturalist, Katherine enjoys sharing her appreciation of the natural environment. She has taught classes at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station in New Haven, CT for the Federated Garden Clubs of America and the Bartlett Arboretum in Stamford, Connecticut. Her work has been published in the Urban Land Institute Advisory Service Report-Graphics, 1985, The Rye Review, April 2001, The Family Home Idea Book (The Taunton Press, 2003), and Updating Classic America: Capes (The Taunton Press, 2003). She also appeared on Connecticut Public Radio’s Faith Middleton Show to discuss residential garden design. Her interest in fine art was recognized by The Silvermine Guild Arts Center in New Canaan, CT when they awarded Katherine the Sterling Pastel Award for best in show pastel painting in August 2007. Katherine holds professional licensing in Connecticut, New York, Illinois, and North Carolina and is an accredited organic land care professional with Connecticut NOFA (Northeast Organic Farming Association). She is also a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)

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