James Bykowski

James Bykowski

Montclair, NJ, US



I recently completed my Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture at Rutgers University.  I am interested in pursuing a career within a firm that strives to shape a more ecological landscape.

My work has focused on sustainability and resilient stormwater management.  My graduate design project investigated stormwater and open space problems in Hoboken, New Jersey.  The design uses spaces created by past urbanization to create a framework for stormwater infrastructure and a pedestrian circulation system that incorporates the city’s historical wetland footprints.


Balmori Associates, New York, NY, US, Landscape Designer

Sep 2013 - current

Center for Urban Environmental Sustainability. Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, US, Landscape Designer

-Organized and directed public outreach workshops intended for developing project goals
-Project manager of a stormwater management project for Hoboken City Hall
-Worked effectively within teams on design projects for urban areas
-Utilized exceptional creative talents to support project and client objectives
-Produced master plans, diagrammatic drawings, sections, elevations, perspective renderings and detail drawings

May 2012 - Sep 2013


Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, US, Masters, Landscape Architecture

Sep 2010 - May 2013


Parks for the People, 1st Place

A team studio competition presented by the Van Alen Institute and the National Park Service.


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