Austin Bamford


Austin is a Designer at CMG Landscape Architecture working to create phenomenal civic spaces. His strength is in crafting rich and enduring landscapes that invite an ecological awareness and shared sense of belonging. He is essential in advancing the designs of several projects, including UC San Diego Triton Pavilion and Treasure Island Water Resource Recovery Facility.

Austin’s practice of landscape architecture is rooted in an enduringly interdisciplinary worldview and an education in fine art, design, economics and landscape construction. His academic accomplishments are plentiful and include recognition from the Landscape Architecture Foundation and the Rhode Island School of Design. Austin holds a Master of Landscape Architecture from the Rhode Island School of Design and a Bachelor of Arts in Human Ecology from the College of the Atlantic.

2018 RISD Landscape Leadership Award

2017 RISD University Olmsted Scholar

2017 and 2018 RISD Graduate Student Project Grant Recipient

Center for Applied Human Ecology Award, College of the Atlantic

Eleanor Scott Mallinckrodt Prize for Excellence in Landscape Architecture, College of the Atlantic

  • Master of Landscape Architecture; Rhode Island School of Design
  • Bachelor of Arts in Human Ecology; College of the Atlantic
  • Career Discovery; Harvard University Graduate School of Design