BACKGROUND BEFORE JOINING CIVITAS:

I was a delivery driver for Ford Motor Company, a seamstress/hedonist in New York City, a landscaper for a family in Hawaii, a horticulturist at Colorado State University, and a Landscape Architect for a firm in Washington, DC. 

LITTLE KNOWN FACT(S) ABOUT YOURSELF:

I was living on a sailboat in the Hudson River when Hurricane Sandy hit.

FAVORITE BOOK:

The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

BEST ADVICE EVER RECEIVED:

“Never let go of that fiery sadness called desire.” – Patti Smith

Lindsay Hand

 

Lindsay Hand is a Landscape Architect interested in the ways in which society interacts with and moves through the urban environment. Her focus lies in urban design, civic engagement, transportation, and community building. After earning her undergraduate degree in Landscape Architecture from Colorado State University, she spent time in Washington, DC working on plazas, national memorials, mixed-use developments, and residential gardens. Her most memorable projects include the Korean War Veterans Memorial, The Parks at Walter Reed, and the renovation of the Newseum into the DC campus of Johns Hopkins University.

Blake Booth Jordan,
Director of Marketing

 

Blake brings creative and strategic thinking along with a strong eye for detail to each and every proposal effort. Her background in television taught her disciplined deadline management and honed her storytelling skills. It doesn’t hurt she’s been surrounded by designers her whole life either. As the Director of Marketing, she is the quiet voice of the firm, shaping our brand and enhancing our visibility.

BACKGROUND BEFORE JOINING CIVITAS:

I’ve always loved design and story-telling.  I am the daughter of an architect who followed her passion and had a successful career in television.  Somehow, it wasn’t a surprise to find a new home at Civitas.

LITTLE KNOWN FACT(S) ABOUT YOURSELF:

I was the President of my Brownie troop and a Les Cygnette, suffer from Coulrophobia, thought a career as a Storm Trooper or Cat Burglar sounded like good fits.