2022 ULI Nevada Awards
★ Community Place | The Historic Westside Legacy Park
2023 Mayor Goodman’s Urban Design Awards:
★ Buildings and Environment | The Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine
★ Public Places | The Historic Westside Legacy Park


Landscape Architecture & Specifier News, June 2024: Advancing Nevada’s Medical Future

David MacDougall, PLA

Landscape Architect

David thrives on tackling diverse design challenges and is motivated by the opportunity to identify issues and devise practical solutions. With a broad range of interests, he brings an eclectic mix of skills to Lage Design. David’s blend of creativity, technical prowess, comprehensive capabilities, and hands-on experience in construction practices and materials position him as a pragmatic and solution-oriented designer.

His contributions extend across various stages of project development, including site analysis documentation, concept development, master planning, construction document production, and specifications. David’s professional portfolio spans a spectrum of landscape architecture endeavors, encompassing community planning, park and trail design, residential amenity spaces, monuments, memorials, and government projects.

Beyond his expertise in landscape architecture, David’s worldly experiences include extensive international travel and over a decade of involvement in commercial photography and IT. He not only possesses an eye for quality design but also adeptly utilizes the latest digital methods to communicate his vision. David serves as the company’s foremost authority in 2D and 3D visualizations, with his proficiency in detailed model building making 3D visualization an integral component of the firm’s design services.

David’s academic background includes studies in Anthropology at North Carolina State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Landscape Architecture from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Before returning to Nevada, he spent six years at a landscape architecture and land planning firm in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, where he held roles ranging from production/project manager to creative director, and actively contributed to marketing endeavors. An avid learner, David regularly participates in landscape architecture and other affiliated conferences and trade shows.

Committed to continual growth and community betterment, David is driven to expand his expertise in land planning and landscape architecture to effect meaningful change. Outside of his professional pursuits, he enjoys gardening, indulging in British television shows, and refining his Neapolitan pizza-making skills alongside his wife, daughter, and black lab.

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