Registered Landscape Architect in Massachusetts, #1063


Master in Landscape Architecture, Harvard Graduate School of Design, 1989

Doctor of Philosophy (Horticulture), University of Minnesota, 1983

Master of Science (Horticulture), North Carolina State University, 1979

Bachelor of Science (Horticulture), Cornell University, 1976


Principal, Richard Johnson Landscape Architect, 2010

37 Squam Road Residence, Nantucket, MA, with bpc Architecture

Bakers Bay Residence, Great Guana Cay, the Bahamas, with bpc Architecture

Druker Residence, Newton, MA, with Dell Mitchell Architects

Oak Street NSTAR Substation Landscape Mitigation, Barnstable, MA, with Epsilon Associates

Principal, Stephen Stimson Associates Landscape Architects, 1995-2009

Music Building Addition, University of Pennsylvania, with Ann Beha Architects

Center for Culinary Excellence, Johnson and Wales University in Providence, with Tsoi Kobus Associates

55 Park Street Interior Plantings, New Haven Hospital, with Svigals + Partners and Behnisch Architekten

Quissett Campus Restoration, Marine Research Facility and Watson Laboratory, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, MA, with Ellenzweig Architects *

Harvard Science Center Addition, Harvard University, with Leers Weinzapfel Architects *

Harvard's Allston Science Complex, Harvard University, Allston, MA, with Behnisch Architekten and Payette Associates

New Dormitory, Choate Rosemary Hall School, Wallingford CT, with Centerbrook Architects

Government Hill in Forest Park, St. Louis, MO, with HOK *

Engebretson House, Afton, MN, with Albertsson Hansen Architects

Lakeside Residence, Wayzata, MN, with Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects

Hawk Rise Residence, Nantucket, MA, with Lyman Perry Architects *

Goodrich Residence, Nantucket, MA, with Lyman Perry Architects

Kingston Bay Residence, Duxbury, MA, partially with Lyman Perry Architects

Quissett Residence, Falmouth, MA, with Hart Architects

Springer Lu Residence, Chestnut Hill, MA, with Epstein Joslin Architects

Sconsett Residence, Nantucket, MA, with Lyman Perry Architects

Harborview Residence, Nantucket, MA, with Ferguson Shamamian Architects

Gloucester Residence, Gloucester, MA, with Agoos Lovera Architects

Landscape Architect, Morgan Wheelock, Inc., 1992-1995

United States Armed Forces Memorial, Caen, France *

Boerner Botanical Garden Master Plan, Milwaukee, WI

Becton Dickinson Interior Courtyards, Franklin Lakes, NJ, with Kallmann McKinnell & Wood Architects *

Landscape Designer, Paul C. K. Lu Landscape Architects, 1990-1992

James Hayes Park, Boston, MA

Courtyard Landscape, Taunton State Hospital, Taunton, MA

Landscape Designer, Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, 1987-1990

Cowles Conservatory, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Master Plan, Chanhassan, MN

Jardin des Tuilleries 2000 Competition, Paris, France

* Projects received Awards for Design Excellence from ASLA, BSLA and/or SCUP


Adjunct Professor, Rhode Island School of Design, Department of Landscape Architecture, 2008 to present

Assistant Professor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Department of Horticulture, 1983-1986


American Society of Landscape Architects, member

Boston Society of Landscape Architects, member

Design Review Board, Town of Falmouth, MA, member, 1997-2008

The GALE Fund, a component of the Cape Cod Foundation, member and past Co-Chairperson


Design Hall of Fame Inductee, New England Home Magazine, 2009

Frederick Sheldon Traveling Fellowship, Harvard University 1989


Japanese Garden Design: a video survey within the exhibit "Harmony and Balance" at Cotuit Center for the Arts, Cotuit, MA, May 5 - June 10, 2012

The Blue Ridge Parkway, Harvard University Graduate School of Design, 1988, co-curated with David Hill

This exhibition traveled to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation Gallery in 1989 and to the National Building Museum in 1990-1991