Instructor: Katja Patchowsky

Katja Patchowsky
Katja is a seasoned landscape designer with extensive horticultural knowledge and experience. She has completed numerous residential, academic, commercial, and public realm projects both as a designer and contractor. She has more than a decade of experience using CAD for drafting and 3d modelling. Katja also has more than six years' experience working in property management giving her a strong foundation in project management, careful record keeping and client responsiveness.

Born and raised in New York City, she has a master's degree in landscape architecture and a second master's degree in sustainable landscape design and urban planning. Katja's undergraduate degree in Biology with a focus on marine science and conservation biology taught her the importance of data driven thinking and careful attention to detail. She is passionate about the building of successful, ecologically healthy outdoor spaces and the transformative power landscape architecture can have on urban design, infrastructure, and climate resiliency.

Katja is a member of the NJASLA, serving on the Annual Meeting Committee and as Speaker Committee Chair. She is also lecturer at the New York Botanical Gardens where she teaches courses on design and construction documents.

Classes by this instructor

Apply basic design to site-specific problems, focusing on the process of design development. Start with a concept, then progress through the schematic phase to a preliminary design solution. Examine the relationships of landscape elements and materials to the design process.
251LAN402 09/12 Th 6:00pm-9:00pm Patchowsky

The Landscape Design Certificate Program at NYBG is an engaging, career-oriented program that gives you a solid, plant-focused foundation along with the skills and confidence you need to start your own business.

In four weeks, earn 25% of the course hours more...
251LAN960 07/08 Mo 9:00am-5:00pm Arrington