Chris GuillardPLA

Partner

Chris Guillard is a Founding Partner of CMG Landscape Architecture, a leading designer and a passionate advocate for urban public spaces and access to nature. He is known for his intersectional approach to design through the lens of social and ecological vitality. Working with cities, community advocates and landowners to co-create, design and keep places that are inviting and enduring. His work spans a spectrum from open space planning, to parks, civic spaces, public engagement and, resilient landscapes.  Chris’s leadership of complex, creative, and collaborative projects is exemplified by his work on the public realm and park system for Treasure Island, in San Francisco and Estuary Commons, a community vision for resilience developed through a co-creative process. He led the creation of an innovative urban ecology that combines outdoor social and workspaces within an immersive landscape at the Facebook Headquarters. As an advocate, committed to inclusive and equitable parks and public spaces, Chris has served on the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Parks Alliance, a leading park non-profit that champions, transforms, and activates parks and public spaces throughout San Francisco.  Chris holds a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from Virginia Tech University of College of Architecture and Urban Planning.  
Education
  • Bachelor of Landscape Architecture;  Virginia Tech University College of Architecture and Urban Planning
  • Riva San Vitale European Travel Studies;  Virginia Tech University