What you should expect from a landscape architecture firm:

Full Service – GSM provides a full range of services including conceptual design, construction documents, bid assistance and construction administration. We are registered in multiple states and are certified through Council of Landscape Architectural Boards (CLARB).

Sustainable and Green – With an emphasis on sustainability and Green design, we have Green Building Professional Certification, Bay Friendly Training, are LEED Accredited Professionals and our firm is a registered Bay Area Green Business.

And Well Qualified – We are Qualified SWPPP Developers (QSD) and Practitioners (QSP) and Certified Playground Inspectors.


How we exceed expectations:

Principal Involvement – By design we maintain a small team so our Principal can be directly involved in each project.

Over 25 Years of Experience – Our unique experience over the years with so many complex projects helps us design exactly what our clients’ desire. This experience also allows us to understand, anticipate and plan for every potential challenge, both in the present and the future. We save our clients money by specifying durable materials and installation that stand the test of time. We anticipate what a project’s life cost will be and design to minimize those costs while maximizing the aesthetics and usability of the space.

Exceptional Relationships – We are dedicated to excellent communication, follow through and strong partnerships with clients. Our team of friendly, engaging professionals is exceptionally experienced and successful at facilitating public workshops and meetings to solicit input and build consensus. These people skills enable strong leadership for management of multi-disciplinary teams to meet our clients’ expectations.

“GSM is an extremely effective and professional team, with an eye on excellence… They listen to concerns and desires and discuss any and all ideas that would be successful… Easy to work with… make the client feel at ease.”

Richard Whittington – Grounds Department Supervisor, NVUSD