Landscape Architecture

Our technically savvy landscape architects are responsible for some of the most aesthetically attractive developments in the Southeast. 

Our creative landscape architects create places that bring our clients’ visions to life and are designed to be beautiful and functional spaces for people. We believe that creativity, placemaking and aesthetics are important characteristics of design, and when considered early and throughout the process, add value to each project. Whether a small space, a new community or a large campus, every project will benefit from our experience, passion and commitment to your vision. 

Our landscape architecture expertise lies in site analysis; programming and concept development; theming; and detailed design of external spaces that shape the way we live and interact with the environment. With our collaborative design process and systems approach, we are able to intentionally integrate the ecological, human, cultural and aesthetic elements of each space in an efficient and resourceful manner, which is very beneficial for our communities. 

Arborist Services

Arborist Services at McAdams employs a design-focused approach to tree surveys and tree conservation by identifying and highlighting a site’s natural features and characteristics, incorporating them as assets to the project and enhancing the experience of the user of the space. 

With ISA Certified Arborists on staff, our team uses their knowledge and experience for navigating municipal regulations regarding tree conservation and natural resource protection, performing tree surveys in accordance with local ordinances, generating tree protection plans for entire projects or individual trees, selecting and assessing trees for planting projects, interfacing with contractors, and acting as consultants for any tree related questions or concerns our clients may have.  

City Lake Park

High Point, NC


Honeycutt Farm

Holly Springs, NC


“The McAdams team continually went the extra mile to make sure their work was accurate, complete and visionary. Their staff are knowledgeable, innovate and client‐focused.”

Rod Florence / City of Durham