Laura Thelen

Project Director

As Project Director, Laura is responsible for providing client services related to general development plans. This includes conceptual master plans, preliminary plats, design review submittals, design and construction documents. Laura’s ten year career in landscape architecture has given her experience in playground design, urban and multifamily residential, and luxury residential landscape design. Local projects credited to Laura’s portfolio include the playground designs for the Thunderbirds’ Play Village for Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center, Christ’s Church of the Valley Adventure Playground, and eight Tutor Time preschool playgrounds. She also worked on The Summit at Copper Square, Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino, and a comprehensive design guidelines package for the redevelopment of Apache Junction.


Arizona State University
Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture

Registrations & Certifications

Registered Landscape Architect,
Arizona No. 52316


Desert Botanical Garden
in the proper use, installation, and maintenance of desert plant material