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PAUL R. ANDRIESE, ASLA

Vice President | Principal

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PAUL R. ANDRIESE, ASLA

Vice President | Principal

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Landscape Architecture
Michigan State University, 1983

Calvin College, 1977-1980

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION

Michigan

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Society of Landscape Architects

International Interior Design Association

Woodward Avenue Action Association

INVOLVEMENTS

Public Library Association
National Conference Guest Lecturer, 1998-1999

Federated Garden Clubs of Michigan
Scholarship Recipient

Federated Garden Clubs of Michigan
Landscape Design Study Courses Guest Lecturer

As principal of the firm, Paul has leveraged over thirty years of experience with forward-thinking vision and creative talent. Adhering to the philosophy that the practice of landscape architecture is an art, he has established himself as a credible practitioner.

Paul began his career as a draftsman and staff landscape architect. During his tenure at GMA, the firm has grown by over four hundred percent and maintains a solid client base with eighty percent of the work generated from repeat clients. Paul contributes his leadership abilities as a hands-on principal, actively involved in projects, as well as through his role in business development and promotion of the firm's work.

He is involved in a wide range of projects from campus master planning to intimate courtyard design. Paul has provided site design and landscape design services for hospitals, automotive plants, schools, colleges, municipal facilities, churches, parks, residential communities, libraries, office buildings and retail projects.

Recognized for his public library work, Paul has been a guest lecturer at the Public Library Association's National Convention, speaking on library site design. He is frequently called on by communities for his expertise in planning/design issues.