Will Smith

Senior Associate



Will is a Senior Associate at Groundworks Office with 6 years of professional experience covering a range of project types, from high end design build to large scale public landscapes.  Work during this period includes projects with a variety of goals including revitalizing Colorado Avenue for the City of Santa Monica, CA, creating a epic overlook of the Golden Gate Bridge for the City of San Francisco, CA, developing a 30 acre campus for a major hospital in Dallas, TX, and designing portions of the Treasure Island shoreline.  Through these projects, amongst others, Will has developed a keen understanding of the art of making great landscapes and strengthened his ability to observe, interpret and navigate the social, economic and ecological systems that influence public spaces.


University of California, Berkeley - Master of Landscape Architecture
Lewis and Clark College - Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies

Professional Experience

GROUNDWORKS Office - Berkeley, California
Founded in 2012

Meyer + Silberberg Landscape - Berkeley, California
Tom Leader Studio - Berkeley, California

Professional Registration

Licensed Landscape Architect, State of California 

Current Commissions

Alice Chalmers Playground - San Francisco, California
Seaplane Lagoon Ferry Terminal - Alameda, California
Treasure Island Clipper Cove Promenade - San Francisco, California
Treasure Island Waterfront Plaza - San Francisco, California
Visitacion Valley Development - San Francisco, California