Lorri Nelson, AIA, ASLA
Project Architect, Landscape Architect
Lorri is both a Senior Project Architect and Landscape Architect at Rowell Brokaw. With over twenty years of experience integrating landscapes with buildings, she ensures projects are cohesive and complete.
Her work includes programming landscape design and land use. Lorri is an adjunct faculty in the College of Education where she focuses on Service-Learning. Combining her interest in service learning and outdoor classrooms, she teaches students from many disciplines to create and support gardens and investigate the outdoor classroom concept.
Lorri was a key member of the Crescent Village mixed-use development team; the Eugene Riverfront Master Plan; the Eugene River District Development Study; the University Street Redevelopment Study at the University of Oregon; Glade Run Park in Zelienople, Pennsylvania; and the Veterans Affairs Ambulatory Care Clinic in White City, Oregon. Lorri is currently working on Amazon Corner, the South Hills House, the Jefferson Library, and the Southern Oregon Head Start Center Design.
Lorri has also been instrumental in the creation of two acclaimed community garden projects, the Courthouse Garden, a two-acre abandoned lot near the U.S. Federal Courthouse in Eugene and the Adams and Cesar Chavez Garden Projects, school gardens and outdoor classrooms that honor the school's mission of learning and connecting students and staff to the sustainable world.
Lorri has a Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Oregon and a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies from the University of Illinois.