Lorri Nelson, AIA, ASLA
Project Architect, Landscape Architect
She is both a Senior Project Architect and Landscape Architect at Rowell Brokaw and has extensive experience integrating planning, landscape architecture and building architecture that results in cohesive, complete projects.
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. She combines her interest in service learning and outdoor classrooms and brings together students from many disciplines to create and support gardens and the outdoor classroom concept. She brings to the firm a unique background in architecture and landscape architecture.
Lorri was a key member of the Crescent Village mixed-use development team and has also worked on the University of Oregon University Street Redevelopment Study, the Harrisburg and Jefferson Library projects, and the Veterans Affairs Ambulatory Care Clinic in White City, Oregon. Lorri is currently working on the Glade Run Park in Zelienople, Pennsylvania and the Fairway Loop Planning Study in Eugene, Oregon.
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 honors 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.