Al is an associate at Travis Van Liere Studio with three years of experience within the field. He received his Masters of Landscape Architecture degree at the University of Minnesota where he was selected as a Knight Cities Challenge finalist, and received a Merit Award for his Capstone Project. Al’s expertise and background in graphic design are utilized in the way he organizes spaces, uses simple forms, and organization to create clarity and simplicity within the landscape. Al brings experience from other firms where he has worked on international projects, led rebranding efforts, and participated in numerous design competitions. Driven by a focused and minimalist aesthetic, Al believes that with an intensive process of study and inquiry, design can influence the spaces in which we live.