Every client has a unique site with distinct goals. We listen and work closely with you for a collaborative process from beginning concept plans to project completion. Great communication, collaboration, and teamwork are built into each task.
Places to play
Recreational opportunities to serve every age and inspire active communities
Places to learn
Engaging settings that encourage exploration and learning with great design
Places to work
Landscape designs for the workplace that inspire employees
Places people want to go
Make your outdoor spaces the attraction they deserve to be
Our Clients Say
“When we work with Upland Design, I know that our end product is going to be an innovative design of the highest quality and have the most enjoyment value for our patrons.”
Jim Eby, Director of Capital Projects & Contractual Services
“Over the past 13 years Upland Design has been our go-to landscape architectural firm producing designs and specifications for new park development, playgrounds, pavilions, outdoor accessibility improvements and future park conceptual plans. The team at Upland produce high quality services in a timely, professional manner and at reasonable cost. I enjoy working with their friendly, responsive and talented team. I highly recommend Upland Design for land planning and landscape design services.”
Jim Patula, Superintendent of Projects, Planning & Loss Prevention
“Upland always is responsive and provides plans that are well received by the client and communities we are dealing with to get projects approved.”
Brian Hertz, PE, MG2A Engineers
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PRESS RELEASE Upland Design Ltd founding principals Michelle A. Kelly and Heath A. Wright are honored to announce the promotion of Senior Landscape Architects, Maria Blood and Elizabeth Dafoe, to equity partners and principals.
Rain gardens have multiple benefits that can solve common drainage problems from a community playground to the edge of a parking lot. They are beneficial for our pollinator friends, and they are also good
Centennial Park, located at 155 E. St. Charles Road, was named in honor of the park districts 100th year anniversary (Giuliani,D.2021) It has been 30 years since the Elmhurst Park District established a new