ETHOS

ALA is a process-driven, landscape architecture and urban design firm committed to thoughtful, creative intervention at the intersection of environment, economics, art, and culture. ALA was founded on the notion that great design is a product of careful listening, inclusive decision-making, and unrelenting passion for enduring built spaces.

Our studio was founded in the high Rockies under the banner of the Aspen idea, a philosophy seeking to balance the pursuits of mind, body, and spirit at the confluence of nature and culture.

We believe landscape architecture lies at this nexus of the built form and the ephemeral qualities of an ever-changing environment. ALA’s team offers a unique set of skills and perspective, well-equipped to harmonize and reconcile the roles and value systems of varied design discplines. We integrate expertise and intuition to craft powerful places, built upon a commitment to resiliency and sustainability.

Our studio’s unsurpassed passion for craft and savvy resourcefulness affords us the ability to collaborate across broad geographic, socio-economic, and cultural horizons.


 
 

CAITLIN ACETO
PLA, ASLA

FOUNDING PARTNER CA@ACETOLA.COM

NICK ACETO
PLA, ASLA

FOUNDING PARTNER NA@ACETOLA.COM

SETH KIMBALL
PLA, ASLA

PRINCIPAL SK@ACETOLA.COM

LISA COWAN
PLA, ASLA, SITES AP

PRINCIPAL, DIRECTOR OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

LC@ACETOLA.COM

 

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