Tamara Danisch

Tamara Danisch

Minneapolis, MN, US



I am a recent graduate from the University of Minnesota where I earned a Master's degree in Landscape Architecture. My interests lie in environmental protection, restoration, and climate change mitigation strategies.


Self employed, freelancer, Minneapolis, MN, US, Landscape Designer

- Design new gardens, courtyards, and restoration projects for private residences and businesses
- Create plant lists to suit the needs of home and business owners
- Install newly designed landscapes

Jul 2012 - current

Sage Landscape Design, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, US, Professional Gardener

- Maintain and install residential and commercial landscapes as well as holiday decorations properly
and efficiently for approximately 25 clients throughout the Twin Cities Metro Area
- Conduct site visits to obtain measurements and observe specific site conditions
- Create base plans to be used during the design process
- Maintain detailed records of maintenance and installation work done for all clients

Apr 2012 - Dec 2012


University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, US, Masters, Landscape Architecture

Semester Abroad: March 2010-May 2010
Urban Design Workshop in European Port Cities:
- Studied historical landscape architecture, architecture, and water management in the Netherlands and Venice, Italy in order to understand their practices and strategies of flood control through landform manipulation
- Completed a design project for the island of Burano, which encompassed the creation of a museum, restaurant, hotel, and open park system in order to transform the island into a usable space for residents and visitors of the region
- Honed illustrative drawing skills by compiling in excess of 100 sketches and illustrations detailing
various regions, landscapes, and architectural elements

-Recipient of A. Dale Chapman Fellowship in Landscape Architecture in 2009
-Published in 2011 for physical and mental health design metrics in new parks (The Park Reconfigured,
December 2011)

Aug 2008 - Sep 2011

Viterbo University, La Crosse, WI, US, Bachelors, Liberal Studies

Sep 2003 - May 2007


A. Dale Chapman Fellowship in Landscape Architecture, Scholarship