Rania Odeh Affan

Rania Odeh Affan

San Francisco, CA, US



With a background in both architecture and landscape design, Rania focuses on the integration and flow of the built and grown environments within each project. Her expertise is in water and soil remediation practices, water filtration and reuse practices, arid climate irrigation, and sea level rise mitigation. Rania has an extensive knowledge of California native plants, as well as plants and systems suitable for drought prone areas. Rania has worked on numerous residential landscape design projects in the East Bay and Peninsula, and has worked on interior architecture projects including Kaiser Permanente Mission Bay, Equinox, Sephora, and SFO Airport. 


Haven Home & Garden, San Mateo, CA, US, Landscape Designer

Landscape designer and assistant to owner. Assist with project management duties, plant placement, etc.

Mar 2019 - current

Down to Earth Landscape, Oakland , Landscape Designer

Sep 2018 - current

Self- Freelance, San Mateo, CA, US, Landscape Designer & Consultant

Landscape design for small residential projects, working with local contractors and gardeners to follow through during install. Plant, soil, and irrigation consulting for developers, as well as sustainability and water consulting

May 2017 - current

English52, San Francisco, CA, US, Creative Director

Aug 2014 - current

FDC Design Build, Albany, CA, US, Landscape Designer

landscape and interior designer working with residential projects and home renovations

Jun 2019 - Sep 2019

CMG Landscape Architecture, San Francisco, CA, US, Extern

MLA Program Extern

Mar 2017 - Mar 2017

TSAO Design Group, San Francisco, CA, US, Designer

Designer- commercial interior architecture. Used Autocad, 3dsMax/Rhino, Sketchup Pro

Jun 2013 - Aug 2014

CannonDesign, San Francisco, CA, US, Arch Tech Intern

Worked in Revit software drawing construction details, door/equipment schedules, picking up redlines. Attended project meetings and did graphic design work for project proposals and meetings

Jun 2011 - Aug 2011


University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, US, Masters, Master of Landscape Architecture

Sep 2015 - May 2017

California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2008 - May 2013

Areas of Specialization