OJB Landscape Architecture is dedicated to creating landscapes that transform perspectives, evoke emotional responses, and create unique sensory experiences. The firm’s work imaginatively unifies the relationship between landscape and architecture.
OJB’s thoughtfully composed designs have established the firm as a leader in its field and one who challenges the conventional boundaries of landscape architecture.
With context and function always in mind, OJB’s design practice conceives original and inventive landscapes that mitigate site and environmental challenges with creative and innovative solutions.
OJB was founded in 1989 and currently has a staff of 77 professionals across five offices in Boston, Philadelphia, Houston, Dallas and San Diego.
The firm’s work has a strong emphasis on designing landscapes that promote healthy living. OJB believes landscapes have the power to heal and restore cities and their communities.
Through the creation of fascinating and functional public spaces, OJB’s projects have restored connections between disparate neighborhoods and their residential, cultural, and business districts. Their imaginative designs and world-class programming efforts capture the hearts of all ages and demonstrate their commitment to the aesthetic and economic transformation of our cities.
OJB has received more than 90 design awards, including the prestigious ASLA 2015 Firm Award, and three Urban Open Space Awards from Urban Land Institute (ULI) recognizing Levy Park in Houston (2018) Myriad Botanical Gardens in Oklahoma City (2015), and Klyde Warren Park in Dallas (2014), also winner of the ASLA Design Excellence Award (2017).
James Burnett was the recipient of the 2016 ASLA Design Medal and OJB has also received three Honor Awards from ASLA for the artfully planted Sunnylands Center and Gardens in Rancho Mirage, CA, the Brochstein Pavilion at Rice University and for the Reid Residence in Houston.