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"10 Minutes with Kirsten Catellier" Article - Albany Business Review

For generations, leadership in the Landscape Architecture profession has been the exclusive domain of white men, with only a few, hard-fought exceptions. However, more and more women are now stepping forward to change this dynamic, creating a new class of leadership in prominent design firms and staking new ground as innovators in the field. The lead story in month’s LAM explored this progress and highlighted the achievements of notable female landscape architects:

Article: “The Bigger Time”, LAM, April 2019

Studio A is proud to be a woman-owned firm and to be part of this cultural revolution. Co-founder and President Kirsten Catellier established our studio based on a culture of inclusion and collaboration, innovation and inquiry, passion and creativity. The Studio A team applies these values to all aspects of our work, and we believe it makes for richer, deeper and better overall designs. We look forward to pushing and breaking new barriers as our practice grows.

Thank you Albany Business Review for recently featuring “10 Minutes with Kirsten Catellier” in their latest issue. To read the full article, click the button below.

Future City Competition

Christianna Bennett + Kirsten Catellier spent Saturday, January 12th judging at the Future City Competition - a project based program where students in grades 6-8th imagine, research, design + build cities of the future! 🏡 The competition was filled with TONS of creative+ inspiring ideas! .


Studio A Fall 2018 Newsletter

Happy Fall! Check out the Fall 2018 Issue of Studio A’s Quarterly Newsletter, featuring updates on new projects, our team, and more!


{Meet the team Monday} Aaron Roberts

Meet Aaron Roberts! Have a question about plants? Want to design your dream backyard? Aaron is full of knowledge and design ideas! From choosing rain garden specific plants to shady plants or making sure the fire pit is in the perfect location, he can help!

Favorite recipe to cook:

“Stir Fry”

Favorite vacation spot:


If we went to happy hour, what would you drink?


On Sunday mornings, you can usually find me…

“Working on my house”

Name three words that describe you professionally…

“Creative, inquisitive, motivated”

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Mohawk Gateway Streetscape Project

Studio A team members were in Waterford, NY last night for the Mohawk Gateway Streetscape Project workshop. Design elements were presented for transforming Waterford's Downtown along Saratoga Avenue, based on feedback and ideas from the local community at a previous presentation over the summer.

Living Wall!

A whole different meaning to "living wall" - Check out this AMAZING rock/living wall literally right out the back door! Studio A completed the site design for this residence in Bolton Landing, NY. 

Studio A Summer 2018 Newsletter!

The Studio A Summer 2018 Newsletter has been released!

Click on the link below to check out the inaugural quarterly edition of our Studio A Newsletter!


Team day on Lake George, NY

Our team enjoyed a beautiful day together on Lake George today - celebrating lots of hard work recently & the summer solstice!!

Welcome Christianna Bennett!

Studio A is pleased to welcome Christianna Bennett, as a Landscape Designer to the firm. Christianna is a graduate from the Master of Landscape Architecture program at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design. Her background includes a Bachelors in Architecture from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. 

She is interested in the social dimensions of landscape and in coupling daily learning in practice, with teaching young designers at the School of Architecture at Rensselaer. Her skills include site design, spatial visualization, landscape-related research and writing for publication.  

Welcome Christianna!


Curious about Studio A Landscape Architecture, D.P.C.? Check out this great video with some insight as to who we are & what we do, thanks to Saratoga Chamber of Commerce!!