Leon Hordijk

Freelance Landscape Architect

San Francisco Bay Area, California, United States of America (USA)
Dutch,
English,
Spanish
Licenses
Registered Landscape Architect | California | USA
Fields of Expertise

Landscape Architecture

Architectural Visualization

Software Knowledge
SketchUp
Adobe Creative Suite
AutoCAD
CAREER SUMMARY
Leon is a licensed Landscape Architect with over seven years of experience and a multidisciplinary background. He obtained his degree at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, where he majored in Landscape Architecture with a minor in sustainable environments. Prior to starting his own business, he was an Associate at SurfaceDesign,Inc in San Francisco, where he worked on award-winning projects along the west coast, and Hawaii.

Leon’s expertise is in landscape design, native focused horticulture, construction, and sustainability. His appreciation for the outdoors and natural environment is what drives him; as he looks to it as a source of inspiration, motivation, ideas, and solutions to our problems. Having traveled and lived in different parts of all over the world, he brings diverse approaches and adaptability to his projects.

He is always looking for new opportunities or collaborations; in both real-world built applications; as well as conceptual mediums.

www.leonhordijk.com
WORK EXPERIENCE
Freelance Landscape Architect
2019 - Present
Self Employed & Contract Work
United States of America (USA)
Contract and consulting work for a variety of Landscape architectural (and other) services:
-Planting Design & Horticultural Consultation
-Site Analysis, General Planning and Design
-Rendering
-3-D Model Work
-Drafting & Construction Documentation
-Graphic Design
-Various other
Associate
2015 - 2019
Surfacedesign, Inc.
San Francisco Bay Area, United States of America (USA)
Project management and design experience in all phases of projects from client/team/consultant meetings to conceptual and schematic design, construction documentation and construction administration. Working on a wide variety of projects from large and small scale residential, high density residential towers in different cities, urban planning, as well as conceptual projects, research and analysis.
Designer
2013 - 2015
Surfacedesign, Inc.
San Francisco Bay Area, United States of America (USA)
Designer
2012 - 2013
GARDENS BY GABRIEL INC.
San Luis Obispo, California Area, United States of America (USA)
Conceptual design for residential projects, drafting of plans, material and plant sourcing, client meetings and presentations, site analysis and inventory
Intern
2011 - 2011
Landscape Development, Inc.
Greater Los Angeles Area, United States of America (USA)
Take-off's, material sourcing, As-builts, irrigation plan editing, plant lists, aid in conceptual design, office logistics
EDUCATION
Bachelor's Degree in Landscape Architecture - Minor in Sustainable Environments
2013
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo
United States of America (USA)
CERTIFICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
Certified Landscape Architect-CA
FIELDS OF EXPERTISE
Landscape Architecture
Architectural Visualization
 
Area of focus
Commercial Complexes
Industrial Complexes
Corporate Complexes
Public Spaces
Homes And Gardens
Roads, Highways, & Streets
Software
Rhinoceros
AutoCAD
Google Sketchup
Adobe Photoshop
 
Area of focus
3D Modeling
Rendering
Sketching
Software
AutoCAD
Google Sketchup
Adobe Photoshop