Paul Agrimis, RLA, PE, PWSLandscape Architecture Program Leader
As vice president and leader of ESA’s Landscape Architecture program, Paul directs our team of practicing and licensed landscape architects. As a wetland scientist, ecosystem restoration designer, and engineer, his understanding and practical experiences inform the planning and design of resilient natural systems to create enduring solutions that engage site visitors.
Paul brings more than 30 years of experience in environmental planning and design. He uses critical thinking and creative problem solving to identify key decision points, provide regulatory guidance, and work closely with clients and stakeholders to gain consensus and navigate projects from concept to completion. He has been integral to the restoration of streams, wetlands, and uplands throughout the Pacific Northwest and directed several award-winning park and trail design projects including the Cooper Mountain Nature Park and Orchard Park.
Paul holds a Masters in landscape architecture from the University of Washington and a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from the University of Connecticut. He is a registered landscape architect and licensed civil engineer in Alaska, Oregon, and Washington. Paul has been certified as a Professional Wetland Scientist by the Society of Wetland Scientists. He was previously a board member for the Wetland Conservancy and is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects, the American Society of Civil Engineers, River Restoration Northwest, the Society of Wetland Scientists, and the Association of State Wetland Managers. Paul received the 2016 Oregon ASLA Distinguished Practitioner Award.