Scott C. Scarfone, ASLA, PLA, has over thirty-years of a broad range of experience as a landscape architect in design, planning, construction and conservation. Scott has a diverse body of work in both the private and public sectors. He was the founder of Oasis Design Group, a nationally recognized landscape architecture firm winning numerous design awards for their work.
Scott has garnered a national reputation for his strategic and master planning work with 21+ public gardens (botanic gardens and arboreta) nationwide. He has written and taught on landscape architectural and related design and conservation topics and as a sought-after instructor. He has lectured at some of the nation’s most prestigious institutions, botanical gardens and arboreta and at many international, national, and regional conferences. Advancing his pedagogy of planting design, both as a horticulturist and landscape architect, Scott wrote the book Professional Planting Design: An Architectural and Horticultural Approach for Creating Mixed Bed Plantings (Published by Wiley) which won a 2007 Award of Merit by the Maryland and Potomac Chapters of the American Society of Landscape Architects. The book is used nationwide in colleges and universities as a text. Scott is a dynamic, knowledgeable public communicator and oversees and facilitates public planning and design workshops with key stakeholders for his clients nationwide.