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Sonja Johansson, FASLA
Johansson Design Collaborative
9 Old Concord Road
Lincoln, MA  01773
Phone: 781-259-9701






Sonja Johansson, RLA, FASLA


M.L.A., Graduate School of Design, Harvard University
B.A., Architectural Sciences, Radcliffe College at Harvard University

Sonja Johansson has more than 38 years of experience with the landscape architectural design of public spaces.  She is personally committed to finding ways to effectively improve the quality of life for all people, with a special emphasis on women, children and the elderly. A majority of her design work is generated for public agencies and she is highly experienced with the individual requirements of these many different agencies. Sonja Johansson works closely with community groups to assess and implement their goals.  She believes that the most successful projects are those in which client agencies are committed to the active exchange of ideas with the community.  Some of the firmís best work is accomplished through creative brainstorming collaborations with teams of designers and programmers, and with client and community groups.

Work Experience:

Principal, Johansson Design Collaborative Inc  Landscape Architects, Lincoln, MA. (formerly Johansson &Walcavage), 1978 to present.

Private Practitioner and Consultant, NYC, 1972 through 1978.

Associate, M. Paul Friedberg & Assoc., Landscape Architects & Urban Designers, NYC. 1966 to 1972.

Landscape Designer, Zion & Breen Associates, Landscape Architects, NYC. 1965.

Designer/ drafter. The Architects Collaborative, Cambridge, MA, Summers 1964 & 1965.