Adam Greenspan
Design Partner
PWP Landscape Architecture

Adam Greenspan is a design partner at PWP Landscape Architecture and has been the lead designer on a wide range of projects including public parks, campuses, mixed use developments, estates and international competitions. Adam’s background in art and sociology combined with years of horticultural practice support an integrated approach to design that allows him to develop projects from many angles. Adam has focused on integrating regenerative processes and ecological function within projects firm-wide as well as deepening PWP’s emphasis on plant-based systems and concepts within each project design.
Adam has collaborated extensively with architects, artists, technical consultants, community groups and cities in the process of creating exceptional places. In addition to the Transbay Transit Center, Adam’s recent projects include: Glenstone a museum and 200-acre art park in Potomac, MD; the Newport Beach Civic Center Park in Newport Beach California; Colorado Esplanade in Santa Monica, California; Constitution Gardens on the National Mall in Washington D.C.; Marina Bay Sands Integrated Resort, Singapore; and Jewel, Changi Airport, Singapore.
Adam has served on public art selection panels for the City of San Jose and the City of Santa Monica and is currently the president of the Landscape Architecture Foundation, a national foundation that fosters research, leadership and scholarship in landscape architecture. He has lectured at various academic and cultural institutions including the University of California at Berkeley; the University of Arkansas; the National Building Museum in Washington DC; Greenbuild Conference; Skyrise Greenery Conference in Singapore; Living Futures Conference; and ASLA National conventions. Adam has also served as a guest critic at the University of California at Berkeley, the University of California at Davis, the University of Pennsylvania, and Harvard Graduate School of Design