Brian Verardo, PLA, ASLA
Quarterback to landscape architects by day, semi-professional ice hockey star by night. Wait - people play ice hockey in New Mexico? His true passion is ice dancing, but until he finds the perfect partner, he'll have to settle for a cross-check and a hat trick.
Brian has over 20 years of experience working for private sector landscape architecture firms. Brian has been with MRWM since January 2003. His professional emphasis is on site planning, landscape design, irrigation design, client coordination, and project administration. Brian’s experience includes a broad range of work from large-scale master planning to small-scale site design.
Representative projects include commercial and residential developments, public parks and streetscapes, National Cemeteries, and educational facilities. Selected projects include the Big I landscape improvements; Ft. Bayard National Cemetery Master Plan; Ft. Bliss National Cemetery Xeriscape Conversion; Volcano Vista High School landscaping, site planning and athletic field development; Ventana Ranch Elementary School landscaping and playground development; and Carrie Tingley Hospital Therapy Garden in Albuquerque. As a LEED Accredited Professional, Brian has worked on numerous projects with LEED Certification.