Master of Landscape Architecture | Florida International University | 2015
Vanessa Alvarado is a graduate of FIU’s Landscape Architecture Environmental + Urban Design (LAEUD) Program where she earned her Master of Landscape Architecture Degree in 2015. While in academia she was honored by the Florida Chapter of ASLA, receiving consecutive Awards of Merits in 2013 and 2014 in Landscape Architecture. Ms. Alvarado was also recognized by the Landscape Architecture Foundation as a distinguished 2015 University Olmsted Scholar.
Upon graduation, Vanessa joined Raymond Jungles, Inc. (RJI) as a Landscape Designer, continuing her relationship with the firm where she began as an intern. In her current role at RJI she has contributed to projects at various scales ranging from residential and hospitality to urban planning. Vanessa aspires to continue growing in knowledge and abilities, while focusing on contextual, environmentally sensitive design. She endeavors to continue exploring how landscape architecture can act as a catalyst for regeneration.