Sue Lambe, PLA is the Lead Landscape Architect for Studioverde’s Austin, Texas office and brings a wealth of experience in design, public engagement, construction documentation and project management of public and private projects. Before joining Studioverde, Sue was a Founder and Managing Partner at Skinner & Lambe, an award-winning landscape architectural studio based in Maine.
At Studioverde, Sue was most recently responsible for the conceptual and final design of the Margaret Chase Smith Federal Building Garden Alcoves (hyperlink to project site) which features a highly symbolic interpretation of local waterways, landforms and native plant communities, blurring the line between public art and landscape architecture.
Sue established Studioverde’s Austin office in 2006 while also managing globally-based experiential design and wayfinding projects for an internationally recognized design firm. Sue is a passionate public art advocate and consultant, currently working with the prestigious City of Austin Art in Public Places program managing the public process and the artists creating public artworks for Austin’s world-class public art collection. Sue speaks about global trends in public art, community placemaking, the design of public spaces, and the importance of public art as cultural touchstones.
Sue is pursuing Congress for a New Urbanism (CNU) accreditation through the University of Miami School of Architecture. She enjoys traveling to experience public art installations worldwide and loves being a part of Austin’s vibrant creative culture.
Sue is a Licensed Landscape Architect: Texas #2594 and Maine #76