Ricardo Austrich, RLA Joins BSC Group as Manager of Landscape Architecture

BSC Group recently welcomed Ricardo Austrich, RLA, as Manager of Landscape Architecture in its Boston office. Ricardo immediately adds depth to the firm’s landscape architecture practice, contributing over 25 years of design and project management experience. Ricardo joins BSC from Halvorson Design Partnership, where he led a wide array of projects, ranging from urban landscapes, to institutional master plans to the implementation of award winning public landscapes.

“Through his contributions to numerous projects emphasizing the connection between design and land use, Ricardo brings the skills and expertise to complement and further develop BSC’s landscape architecture practice. His strong background in consensus building and active involvement in Boston’s LA community will bring a unique perspective to the group, allowing us to take on new and exciting challenges and better serve our clients,” said BSC public sector market lead, Jef Fasser, AICP, RLA, LEED AP.

Ricardo received a bachelor of science in ornamental horticulture from Cornell and a master of landscape architecture from the University of Virginia, and is a former Fulbright Scholar with international teaching experience in Chile and Australia. He is the current President of the Boston Society of Landscape Architects.

Ricardo assumes leadership of BSC’s team of landscape architects and its full range of projects, from urban parks to landscape-based climate resiliency solutions.