LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE & BACKYARD RESORTS
The mark of a great Landscape Architect is the measure of their vision.
Taking a project from the raw earth of the site to our clients grand dream space is our goal and challenge.
Rick can transform your backyard, common area, or extra space into a dream getaway in the comfort of your own property.
As a registered Landscape Architect, each of his designs are unique and relevant to the existing site, building constraints and easements.
RICK A. RUSHING, ASLA
After becoming a registered Landscape Architect, Rick (Richard Alan Rushing, Jr.) moved to Laguna Beach, California. There he worked for a large LA firm specializing in coastal resorts and high end residential projects. After years of working in California Rick moved to Santa Fe, NM where he lived for 5 years, renovating historic buildings and founding his own design-build firm Rushing Design.
In 1992, he moved back to his childhood home of Lexington, KY. His lifelong love of competitive swimming and diving led him toward specializing in swimming pool design and the oversight of construction of "Backyard Resorts."
The ASLA provides an excellent defintion of Landscape Architecture on it's website.
A Professional and Licensed Service Profession. A Landscape Architect must achieve a bachelors degree from an accredited University, pass an examination, finish an internship, and aquire continuing education for 18 hours a year as long as they practice Landscape Architecture.
Landscape architects use their technical and artistic talents to plan and design the built environment. They are, in essence, “architects of the land.”