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

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