JORDAN LOCH CRABTREE
PRINCIPAL, PLA, SEED, ASLA, AIA
Jordan founded LOCH Collective in 2016. He is an award-winning landscape architect who has designed, spoken, and inspired internationally. His passion and curiosity in art, landscapes, and the environment have led him to work in various ecosystems ranging from New York City to the Patagonia Region of Chile, the Bolivian Andes mountains, and back to the Chesapeake Bay. He recently was accepted to speak at the International Federation of Landscape Architect’s global conference in Nairobi, Kenya.
Jordan is known for his minimalistic landscapes that provide beautiful places for people to connect with one another and nature. He has designed both amazing high-end residential gardens along with public waterfront parks. His designs have been recognized and awarded in Maryland, D.C., and Nationally. Jordan has created a study-abroad course through the University of Maryland, taking students from many universities to Chile for the course Social Impact by Design: how design is influencing climate and culture in Chile. While working previously for Teresa Moller in Santiago, Chile, Jordan’s design work ranged from projects including a rooftop garden of a subterranean opera house to the new development of the leading hospital in Santiago, Chile.
Jordan earned a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree at the University of Maryland with honors, where he received the ASLA Honor Award and the Award of Excellence. He is a registered landscape architect in Maryland and an active member of the American Society of Landscape Architects.
AWARDS / SPEAKING / HONORS
Merit Award 2015 | D.C. Chapter American Society of Landscape Architects @ Campion Hruby | Lines
Merit Award 2014 | MD Chapter American Society of Landscape Architects @ Campion Hruby | Overlook
Award of Excellence Student | American Society of Landscape Architects
Honor Award Student | American Society of Landscape Architects
Featured Speaker 2015 | International Federation of Landscape Architects | Nairobi, Kenya
Honor Award 2017 | D.C. Chapter American Institute of Architects | OSLO atlas
Honor Award 2016 | D.C. Chapter American Society of Landscape Architects @ Campion Hruby | Stream
Merit Award 2016 | D.C. Chapter American Society of Landscape Architects @ Campion Hruby | Folded
Merit Award 2015 | MD Chapter American Society of Landscape Architects @ Campion Hruby | Floating