Shades of Green Landscape Architecture


2018 Architizer: Residential — Private House Popular Vote Winner “On the Edge of the Continent” in Sonoma, CA

2018 Gardenista: Best Hardscape Project Finalist “Rose Lane” in Larkspur, CA

2018 Gardenista: Best Landscape – Professional Finalist “On the Edge of the Continent” in Sonoma, CA

ASLA Northern Chapter 2017: Residential and Single Family Home Merit Award “On the Edge of the Continent” in Sonoma, CA

California Home+Design Award 2016: Landscape Design “On the Horizon” Sonoma Coast, CA

ASLA Northern Chapter 2015: Residential Single Family Home Merit Award for “Pacific Heights Residence” in San Francsico, CA

ASLA Northern Chapter 2013: Residential Single Family Home Merit Award for “Contemporary Living” in San Francisco CA

ASLA Northern Chapter 2014 Merit Award for “Hilltop Hideaway” in Napa, CA

California Home+Design Award 2013: Landscape Design Napa Valley Hilltop in Napa, CA

DWELL on Design Award 2013 Outdoor Category

Sunset Dream Garden Award Sunset April 2011

Suburbia Transformed 2010

Sunset Magazine Dream Garden Award 2008-2009


The Gardens of Eden: New Residential Garden Concepts and Architecture for a Greener Planet April 2020

Regional Landscape Architecture: Northern California; Rooted in Resilience November 2019

Succulents: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Designing, and Growing 200 Easy-Care Plants March 2015

Moderne Gartenkonzepte: Gartengestaltung passend zur Architektur March 2015

Garden Design: A Book of Ideas March 2015

Gardens in Detail: 100 Contemporary Designs September 2014

A Matter of Style: Design Ideas for Personalizing Your Home (Volume I) March 2013

Garden Lighting Design Look book with ideas for adding light into gardens by Barbara P. Meister, 2013

The New American Front Yard by Sarah C. Sutton – 2013

Garden within Walls Ideenbuch Grune Innenhofe / von Barbara P. Meister – 2012

Sunset Western Garden Book of Landscaping 2012

Villa Garden Plan & Design 2012

1000 Tips for Landscape Architects Daniela Santos Quartino – 2011

Residential Landscape 2011


San Francisco Chronicle Spring/Summer 2017 “Rooftops That Rise Above It All”

Landscape Architect November 2016  “Women in Landscape Architecture” 

San Francisco Architecture 2016  “Women in Landscape Architecture” 

Modern Luxury Magazine April 2016 “Zen and the art of Architecture” 

CA Home + Design Spring 2016 

2016 Awards Landscape Design “On the Horizon”

Modern Luxury Interiors California Winter/Spring 2015 “Naturally Inspired”

Garden Design Early Spring 2015 “Picks of the Season”

Dwell April 2014 “Dwell Outdoor”

Terassi October 2013


L.A. Times June 2013 “Dwell on Design 2013: New Ideas for home and garden”

CA Home + Design Spring 2013 “2013 CH+D Award Landscape Design”

Home & Gardens March 2013 “Designers Secrets”

Residential Architect November/December 2012 “Altitude Adjustment”

Custom Home Magazine “Altitude Adjustment”

Modern American Luxury July/August/September 2012 “The Indoor-Outdoor Lifestyle of California”

Alaska Airlines July 2012 Shades of Green Landscape Architecture Ad

San Francisco Magazine June 2012 “The Trickle-Up Effect”

CA Home + Design Feb/March 2012 “Dining by Design”

Landscaping Network Magazine 2012 “City Escape”

San Francisco Architecture 2012 “Small Firms, Great Projects”

CA Home + Design Sept/Oct 2011 “Above and Beyond”

Sunset Magazine April 2011 “Outdoor Entertaining – Front Yard Living”

Exterieurs Design Jan/Feb 2011 “Vegetated Terraces”

Garden Design Nov/Dec 2010 “Suburban Revolution”

Sunset Magazine 2009 “Idea House”

CA Home + Design 2008/2009 “10 to Watch”

Small Firms, Great Projects 2008/2009 Shades of Green landscape Architecture Profile

CA Home + Design May 2011 “Designer Watch”

Innovative Home 2008 “Open Season”

Sunset Magazine 2008 “Idea House”

Sunset Magazine 2007 “Idea House”

Online Press

Houzz September 2015 “My Houzz: An Edible Backyard in an Eichler Home”

Modern Luxury Interiors California February 2015 “Naturally Inspired”

Land8 July 2013 Dwell on Design: The Top Ten Talks “Landscaping the Classics”

Land8 July 2013 Top 10 Products from Dwell on Design “Oak Barrel Seats by Shades of Green” 

LA Times June 2013 “Dwell on Design 2013: New Ideas for home and garden”

Mid-Century Modern Remodel June 2013 “#Dwellondesign2013: Outdoors, Gardens, and Patios (Oh My)”

Houzz June 2013 “Patio of the Week: Playtime for the Whole Family”

Architizer March 2013 “Starting your own Architecture Firm: Challenges for Women”

Northland Design Group Oct 2012 “Fire”

North Coast Gardening Aug 2012 “Wildlife Garden Design Tip Focus on Shape”

Terra Trellis June 2012 Terra Trellis Exhibits @ Dwell on Design 2012

Marin Magazine April 2012 Local Materials: “Modern Style Gone Platinum”

Tree Living 2012 Dwell on Design

Outdoor Living Rooms 2012 “Creating Outdoor Rooms”

Dining by Design November 2011 DIFFA

Urban Gardens June 2010 Modern Sustainable Living Showcased Dwell on Design

Apartment Therapy Highlights from Dwell on Design

Dwell Outdoor June 2010 Los Angeles

Take Sunset September 2010 “Off the Wall”

Apartment Therapy July 2010 “The IT Plant”

Media Bistro June 2010 “Dwell comes to life”

Dwell on Design 2010 “Shades of Green in Dwell Outdoor”

Buildapedia April 2010 “No Mow Lawn”

Buildapedia Jan 2010 “Living Green in Outdoor Spaces”

Landscaping Network 2010 Shades of Green collaborated with to create a series of videos about garden design

Dwell Outdoor 2009 Los Angeles

Nesting Feb 2009 “Seattle Garden Show – 2009”

Ecolect LimeLight Jan 2009 Shades of Green was featured in the Ecolect LimeLight, a monthly series that features extraordinary sustainable designers. 

Dwell on Design 2007 “Dwell on Design Day 2: Inside and Out”