Benjamin Boyd, PLA



Benjamin Boyd is a registered landscape architect and joined Mahan Rykiel in 2016. Ben brings multiple years of experience on a broad range of project types locally and internationally. He has been an integral team member on many master planning, hospitality, and urban design projects around the country as well as in China, Brazil, and Dubai. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture from the University of Florida where he was the recipient of a national ASLA Award of Merit in Communications. Ben is the President Elect for the Maryland Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects. He is also a writer for the landscape architecture website Land8 where he enjoys reviewing newly released books and writing about topics such as the LARE and emerging technologies.

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Amina Mohamed, Landscape Designer
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