Learn about the top Landscape Architects in The Valley.
This is THE season when Arizona’s allure is the envy of the world. Perfect temperatures, evenings cool enough to start a fire and a climates that welcome a diversity of plants and flowers. Add to that all the innovation in luxury pool design, outdoor amenities and living-room-like settings, and it’s time to celebrate the joy of outdoor living in Arizona with some of the best landscape architects in Arizona.
Meet the leaders who are making our backyard dreams come true.
Courtesy of Refined Gardens
Arizona landscape architect, Jeremy McVicars’ imagination and ingenuity have been the driving force behind Refined Gardens for a decade. From an early age, his artistry and designs have scored many awards and notoriety. McVicars spent 13 years leading design at an award-winning design firm. In 2013, he launched his firm, an award-winning landscape company specializing in residential, commercial and resort design, construction, and maintenance services. As the founder of Refined Gardens, he focuses his passion and leadership on the design and construction of the most refined exterior spaces. He gets his greatest joy in making his clients happy.
His work has been frequently published in luxury and industry magazines featuring design perspectives inspired by his extensive travels. Refined Gardens won an ICONIC Design Award for a stunning raised infinity-edge pool that sits on the side of Camelback Mountain and an ICONIC Design Award for the Sanctuary House.
Working with lead Arizona architects and homebuilders, McVicars works to build a culture of collaboration in an inspiring environment. When he isn’t guiding and motivating the team, he enjoys traveling with his beautiful wife and gaining inspiration from gardens around the world.
Design | Build | Maintain
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SHEARON DESIGN COLLECTIVE
The team at Shearon Design Collective exists to amplify the allure and enjoyment of outdoor spaces. Lead by Arizona landscape architect and founder of Shearon Design Collective Phil Shearon and founded in 2018, the team crafts extraordinary landscapes, pools and outdoor havens—tailoring bespoke designs that connect distinct client preferences.
Growing up with a family legacy in construction, Shearon is no stranger to the world of building, but it was his deep connection to the outdoors that drew him to landscape architecture. Today, his team, working valley-wide includes two full-time architects to execute full design.
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Working with 3D designs and video walkthroughs, Shearon invites his clients to be immersed in the process of bringing creativity to reality. From the very first idea to the final implementation, the dedicated team remains actively engaged in your project, ensuring that your outdoor escape transforms and your envision turns to reality.
Aesthetes and Designers of Remarkable Landscapes & Outdoor Living
Courtesy of Venetian Outdoors
Established in 2011 and founded by Arizona landscape architect Matt Coyle, Venetian Outdoors is a full-service design + build firm that executes all aspects of exterior design which include pools, outdoor kitchens, water features, fire elements and more. Coyle says he’s not afraid of complexity, in fact, his team thrives on it.
Today’s modern landscape architect designs require expertise in building and construction. Additionally, with all aspects of design such as, hardscape, pool-building, structure construction and landscape under one roof, the team at Venetian Outdoors has mastered bringing a client’s full vision to life with every team member on the same page.
In addition to creating an outdoor oasis for you and your family, the Arizona landscape architect team can assist you with every aspect of design from color and material selections, design and architecture, to selecting outdoor furnishings, outdoor appliances and space planning.
“We believe we set ourselves apart with our ability to listen to our clients and deliver on their vision. We have a team in place that can execute your project with the attention-to-detail that few can offer. We are problem-solvers and perfectionists at the same time. We ensure our team is up to delivering the most exceptional job you can imagine,” Coyle says.
Venetian Outdoors is also the winner of two ICONIC Design Awards.
Imagine . Design . Build
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CREATING AWESOME OUTDOOR LIVING
If you are looking for a sleek outdoor kitchen, an exceptional option is available from
Orange-County based Chic Design, a luxury firm that works with clients across the
Formed by a love of history, owner and CEO Moon Shirvania loves working with clients
in the world of design. With more than 20 years experience, her vast network of top
architects and builders support bringing her clients’ visions to life. Communication is key
to a project’s success. That’s why Shirvanian loves working one-on-one with clients to
make sure their vision is fulfilled.
Chic Design represents Modulnova, an integrated design that redefines traditional
volumes, communicating the language of the architectural space. This beautiful system
offers a fluid connectivity between rooms to create a consistent and luxurious look.
Modulnova’s attention-to-detail is conveyed through its solutions and innovations, both
aesthetic and functional for kitchens, living spaces, bathrooms and outdoor spaces.
The success of clients is Chic Design’s focus, and that’s what makes Moon Shirvanian
a leader in her field.