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Matthew Vinten is a detailed and design oriented Landscape Architect/Project Manager with over 12 years of professional experience in the field of Landscape Architecture and Urban Design. Mr. Vinten has worked on a diverse range of project types including large scale transit corridors and campus planning to smaller scale urban infill and retail developments. He can play a valuable role in the growth of your company by bringing a wealth of knowledge and innovative design solutions to both you and your clients.


Project Management, Site Planning, Urban Design, Landscape Architecture, Permitting and Entitlement Process, Construction Documentation, and Construction Administration

Areas of Practice:

Adaptive Re-use, Urban Infill, Transit, Institutional, Civic, Multi-Family, Streetscapes, Parks and Open Spaces, Commercial, Retail

Work experience


Landscape Architect

Landscape Architecture Consultant

LandDesign, Inc, Charlotte, NCAssisted in the design development, construction documentation and graphic presentation material for various public projects in the greater Charlotte area.

POD Design, Charlotte, NC

Landscape Architect – Charged with establishing POD Design Charlotte office. Responsible for marketing, business development, and project management of office to serve clients in the greater Charlotte, North Carolina area.Responsible for representing POD Design in the Cary, North Carolina office. Assisted Ohio office with design and construction documentation on various private and civic projects.

ViSolution, Columbus, Ohio

Associate – As the in-house architectural rendering company for POD Design, was tasked to offer rendering services to potential clients and other design professionals as an added service or sole source architectural rendering and graphic design company.

Henson Design, Inc., Huntersville, NC

Assisted partners in design and construction documentation preparation for various projects in the office.



LandDesign, Inc

Responsible for the project management of multiple large to small scale projects with a variety of project and client types. Was also engaged in all aspects of client, project and studio management.

Senior Landscape Designer


Assisted Senior Lanscape Architect in project management, client relationships, and management of support staff.


Associate Landscape Designer/Planner

RRM Design Group

Assisted Senior Landscape Architects in developing construction documents for parks and streetscapes, cost estimating, written specifications, and illustrative graphics. Assisted Senior Planners in preparation of planning documents for downtown revitalization projects, specific plans, master plans, community plans, and public meetings. Was also responsible for daily computer network maintenance and operations for office.

May 1997Aug 1997

Summer Intern

Smithsonian Institution

Assisted Landscape aAchitect in day-today office operations, attended various committee and construction meetings, designed and rendered proposal drawings for board reviews and seasonal displays.


Allison Tooley

Brock LaForty

Francis Reiner

Petersheim Richard




Ball State University

Portfolio Highlights


Certified Landscape Architect

CLARB Council Record

Registered Landscape Architect

North Carolina