David Nelson

David W. Nelson has been with MPA Design since 1983 and serves as Principal-in-Charge, Project Manager, and Senior Designer for landscape architectural and urban design projects. He has been a project manager and design collaborator for numerous award winning projects. His broad range of experience includes sustainable landscape design, LEED Design, historic renovation and community facilitation. As a member of the Design Review Board of South San Francisco, David is committed to promoting high quality, thoughtful design throughout the Bay Area. He earned a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree with Distinction from the University of Minnesota, where he received the following awards: National Award of Merit for the study of Landscape Architecture, ASLA; Honor Society of Agriculture, Gamma Sigma Delta, in recognition of high scholarship in Agricultural Science; Pi Alpha Xi, Lambda Chapter, in recognition of scholarship and achievement in floriculture.

Project Highlights / ASLA Award Winning Projects
AT&T Administrative Center, San Ramon, CA
Genentech, South San Francisco, CA
Great Highway/Ocean Beach Re-Construction, San Francisco, CA
San Rafael Avenue Pathway, Belvedere, CA
Twin Peaks Overlook, San Francisco, CA

Registrations
Registered Landscape Architect, CA 2360, MN 15735, NV 368
LEED AP
Certified Playground Safety Inspector