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THE FIRM

OUR TEAM

Our team of designers encompasses a broad range of talents in the arts, building trades, plant sciences, horticulture, and landscape architecture. We build on collaborations with clients, consultants, and contractors and value the richness of teamwork.
C+RLA is a women-owned small business led by Sandra Clinton and Kate Ries, and certified by NWOBC.  Our leadership, combined with a broad-based team of talented designers, enables us to provide our clients with a full spectrum of design and consulting services.  Through collaborative engagement with our clients, stake holders, and other professionals, C+RLA produces landscape architecture of the highest caliber.
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President

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Landscape Designer

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Vice President

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Landscape Designer

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Jeanne Connolly

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Interested in joining our team?

Operations + Business Manager

FIRM EVOLUTION

Clinton & Associates is a nationally recognized landscape architecture firm providing professional design services to residential, commercial, and institutional clients since 1998.  Our award-winning designs are inspired by the natural environment, incorporating a variety of native materials to create beautiful, sustainable, functional, and painterly landscapes.
In 2020 Kate Ries, ASLA joined Sandra Youssef Clinton, FASLA to form CLINTON+RIES Landscape Architects, PC. Under dual leadership, and through fully aligned goals and values, C+RLA is building upon our 23-year reputation by providing a beautiful coalescence of landscape architecture, planning, art, and horticultural services.

FIRM LOCATION

HYATTSVILLE, MD
@ the intersection of Art+Culture
Only 3 miles from vibrant Washington, DC, CLINTON+RIES Landscape Architects is located in the heart of the Hyattsville Arts District - directly adjacent to Pyramid Atlantic Art Studio and Vigilante Coffee, Franklins Restaurant, and Streetcar 82 Brewing Co.  Easy access to
I-495, 3 Metro stations, and a multitude of bike and walking paths.
 

PUBLICATIONS

DC Design House
Front Entry Design, Potomac, Maryland
Maryland Chapter ASLA Merit Award
Cottages and Bungalows at Crystal Mountain 
HGTV Gorgeous Gardens
Meadow Dressed in Blooms, Stone, New Hampshire
 
Perennial Plant Association
Martin Meadow Pond, New Hampshire

FIRM FUN

AWARDS

DC Design House
Front Entry Design, Potomac, Maryland
Maryland Chapter ASLA Merit Award
Crystal Mountain Resort, Michigan
HGTV Gorgeous Gardens
Meadow Dressed in Blooms, Stone, New Hampshire
 
Perennial Plant Association
Martin Meadow Pond, New Hampshire
Maryland Chapter ASLA Honor Award
Martin Meadow Pond, New Hampshire
Maryland Chapter ASLA Honor Award
Underwood, Maryland
AIA Presidential Citation in Urban Design Award
Senate Square, Washington, DC
Maryland Chapter AIA Honor Award
Underwood, Maryland
 

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