Suzanne Turner Associates

Nick Musso, PLA, ASLA

Since joining STA in 2009, Nick has worked on a variety of projects including residential, commercial, institutional, National Park Service planning and Cultural Landscape Reports. Nick has been project manager for the Teaching Terrace at the LSU Medical Education Building, Turner Industries commercial landscape, and several residential projects.  In addition to holding his Landscape Architects License in Louisiana, Nick has also completed the Master Gardener’s course to hone his “hands-on” skills.

Prior to joining the STA team, Nick worked with The Office of James Burnett in San Diego. In 2009 Nick graduated with a Bachelors degree from the acclaimed Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture at Louisiana State University.

Nick is an active member of ASLA and currently serves as the Treasurer for the Louisiana Chapter of the American Society for Landscape Architects.  As a promoter of sustainable design and urban agriculture, Nick has been working to establish a productive homestead.  In 2010 Nick built a large chicken coop in his back yard to raise hens for eggs and collect their dropping for use as fertilizer and compost.  He is also establishing vegetable gardens and fruit trees to become more self-sufficient.  Nick lives in a neighborhood that has a walk score of 80 (, as he continues to try and live a more sustainable lifestyle by decreasing his dependence on non renewable natural resources.

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