Daniel Prostak

Daniel Prostak

San Francisco, CA, US



Fascinated with cities and their inhabitants, and their relationship with their surrounding topography and water systems. Studying the rituals that reveal these relationships.

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SWA Group, San Francisco, CA, US, Landscape Architect

May 2021 - current

the Design Bay, Palo Alto, CA, US, Researcher

May 2014 - current

TGP / Guzzardo Partnership, San Francisco, CA, US, Designer

Apr 2016 - May 2021

PLAT Studio, Berkeley, CA, US, Designer

Dec 2014 - Apr 2016

VITA, Designer (Consultant)

Oct 2014 - Nov 2014

Gensler, San Francisco, CA, US, Design Intern

Feb 2014 - Apr 2014

The Trust For Public Land, San Francisco, CA, US, Design Intern

Jun 2013 - Aug 2013

华启咨询有限公司, Shenzhen, CN, Partner, Consulting Director

Apr 2008 - Jan 2011

Shenzhen Municipal Government, Shenzhen, CN, Foreign Expert

Jul 2006 - Jun 2010


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

Completed coursework in landscape architecture, environmental planning, city planning/urban design, architecture, and integrative biology

...and Caffe Strada

Aug 2011 - May 2014

Peking University, Beijing, CN, Intensive Mandarin Certification

Required for work at Shenzhen Municipal Government

Jul 2006 - Sep 2006

Emory University, Atlanta, GA, US, Bachelors, Business Administration

Business Administration, Chemistry (double major)

Aug 2000 - May 2003


Leland Vaughan Memorial Award, Award


Areas of Specialization