Allison Platt & Associates Joins with Rivers & Associates, Inc.

Rivers & Associates, Inc. is happy to announce that Allison Platt, PLA of Allison Platt & Associates joins with Rivers & Associates as of December 1, 2017. 

Allison Platt, PLA, MLA, ASLA joins the Rivers’ team as a Senior Landscape Architect with over thirty years experience in a wide variety of large and small scale design projects including downtown revitalization strategies, town center master plans, urban site and district plans, corridor studies, streetscape design, park design, and waterfront development plans.  A main focus of her work is the identification of development and revitalization opportunities in urban settings.

Ms. Platt obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Composition from Northwestern University and practiced journalism for several years prior to acquiring a Master of Landscape Architecture from Cornell University.  As an accomplished writer and editor, she has many years of experience organizing and facilitating community consensus-building workshops intended to involve the community in the project process and build support for implementation.  Her involvement in projects often encompasses all phases of work including community consensus-building, inventory and analysis, master planning, design and development guidelines, implementation strategies, funding acquisition assistance, design development, construction documents, and report and marketing materials production.

Allison is a member of both the American Society of Landscape Architects and the American Planning Association.  She was previously appointed by the Governor of North Carolina to serve on the North Carolina Board of Landscape Architects.

We all welcome Allison to the Rivers’ Team!  And, we are excited about the opportunities to work together with our complementary skills enhancing the ability to serve our clients now and in the future.