Matt is a Landscape Architect with 22 years of experience master planning, designing, project managing and advocating for great outdoor spaces. His strong technical abilities, sensitivity to cultural projects and an overriding interest in finding ways to bring sustainable high quality design to the particular needs of each project are why his projects are noted for their design excellence. He believes in design collaboration and making site appropriate places that work for his clients’ goals . Matt’s special area of interest is finding ways to provide affordable professional design services for rural communities throughout the high plains and is involved in efforts that build strong communities by connecting professional design services to need.
Tanya is a Landscape Architect and Designer with 22 years of experience in areas as diverse as campus, park, and community master planning, playground and park design, stream restoration, ADA compliance, Urban Design, and Firewise landscapes. Recent projects include Hermosa School Master Plan, St Joseph’s Indian School Campus Master Plan, SLIC-e Campus Master Plan, Whitewood Creek Improvement Projects Phases 1-3, City of Lead South Rim Parks Master Plan, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Campus Routes ADA Study and Phase One Utility and ADA Compliance Projects. Her landscape architecture and restoration experience spans the United States west of the Mississippi River from Midwestern states to the Pacific coast.
We help create flourishing communities with high quality everyday lives through collaborative place-inspired design in the Northern Great Plains and American West.
At Tallgrass Landscape Architecture, we maintain a high quality of design from years of diverse design experience and a thorough knowledge of regional appropriate materials, plants, planting techniques, climate, soil conditions, and equipment.
Our Core Beliefs
We create the places that define communities. We cultivate meaningful relationships that enable powerful design. We facilitate conversations that reveal the spirit of place and guide vision-creators. We imagine better lives for everyone who live in and use environments that represent our best aspirations, while setting the standard in design and professional services. We recognize rural communities as the stewards of the land and keepers of a diverse rural heritage. We believe inspiration can come from anywhere.
What We Really Do
Facilitation - we help develop your vision
Planning - we help plan your vision
Landscape Architecture - we help bring your vision to life