Kevin Robert Perry, ASLA
Kevin Robert Perry is a recognized leader in successfully integrating stormwater management with high-quality urban design. Kevin has designed over 45 green infrastructure demonstration projects within the United States. Kevin’s innovative stormwater projects meld the concepts of art, education, and ecological function. Kevin has extensive experience in the entire process for sustainable stormwater design and implementation, including pilot project identification, opportunities and constraints analysis, education and outreach for the client and general public, interagency coordination, technical design, construction administration, and operations and maintenance plan development. His work experience has helped municipalities and policy makers develop a “toolbox” of design strategies and guidelines for agencies across the United States. Kevin has given over 85 public presentations nationally and internationally and often conducts “hands on” workshops to communities interested in how green infrastructure can be integrated within the urban fabric. His projects have been featured multiple times in Landscape Architecture Magazine, Stormwater Magazine, and other publications. For the last decade Kevin Robert Perry has worked in the public, private, and academic sector advancing the application of green infrastructure within the built environment. While working for the City of Portland’s Sustainable Stormwater Management Program, Kevin designed some of Portland’s first green street and rain garden demonstration projects. He received National American Society of Landscape Architects Awards of Honor for the Mt. Tabor Middle School Rain Garden, NE Siskiyou Green Street, and the SW 12th Avenue Green Street. During his tenure at Nevue Ngan Associates, Kevin received the 2009 California American Planning Association’s Outstanding Planning Award for “Innovation in Green Community Planning” and a 2011 National ASLA Design of Honor Award for the San Mateo County Sustainable Green Streets and Parking Lots Design Guidebook. Kevin also received a 2012 National ASLA Design of Honor Award for the SW Montgomery Green Street. Kevin Robert Perry received his Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture in 1996 at the University of California, Davis. Kevin has now come full circle and teaches advanced studio courses in green infrastructure at the UC Davis Landscape Architecture Department and frequently lectures at colleges campuses throughout the United States.