We Listen

The firm utilizes a collaborative approach to structure its design process; drawing on the diversity and talent of its staff, as well as those of its clients and partners to understand and resolve complex project challenges. Our integrated design solutions focus on economic development, environmental stewardship, and community identity in projects that range in scale from vacant lots to megablocks and from individual sites to infrastructural systems.


Mahan Rykiel has been recognized by the National and Maryland American Societies of Landscape Architecture for a body of work spanning across 30 countries and 35 years with over 100 awards.

2018 MD ASLA Traveling Award for INNOVATION - 3 Years and Running


Mahan Rykiel Associates has built an extensive network of academic, non-profit, government, and private sector partners that collaborate with the firm to support multi-disciplinary projects and advance applied innovation in landscape architecture and urban design. Our research focuses on building these partnerships to create opportunities for economic development, ecological stewardship and social impact.



Landscape Design

  • Conceptual Design
  • Schematic Design
  • Design Development
  • Construction Documentation
  • Construction Administration

Master Planning


Urban Design

Strategic Planning

Stakeholder Engagement

Talks & Presentations

Public Engagement Facilitation

Interactive Workshops


Data Visualization

Scenario Planning

Design Research

Experimental Design & Prototyping

Ecological Design

Other Design Services

  • Design Strategy
  • Graphic Design
  • Environmental Graphics & Signage
  • Exhibition Design

How can we collaborate?