Cindi leads the Landscape Architecture studio at FORREC, overseeing a talented team of 30 landscape architects, master planners and designers working across a wide array of local and international projects.
Prior to joining FORREC, Cindi worked for several reputable firms as well as operated her own award-winning design practice in New Mexico and Colorado, creating vibrant places that transformed urban environments. Cindi has over 20 years’ experience in sustainable design, leading sustainability initiatives for local and global corporations to protect and restore nature. Her work explores the interaction of built form, public space, streetscapes and natural systems, creating a framework for meaningful human experience. Cindi excels in the unique design of significant public spaces and her passion is in the use of design and materials to tell the story of a place: establishing a built narrative that explores its history, stylistic identity, and future form.
Inspiration: The magnificence of nature
How She Relaxes: Camping, hiking, biking, kayaking, or enjoying great music and food in the city
Always on the Hunt For: Ways to connect people with their environment
"Have you ever been to a place that captivates the imagination, inspires a feeling of wonder and joy, and a true sense of belonging? The kind of place that stays in your memory, that you want to go back to over and over? My mission as a designer is to create those places."
– Cindi Rowan