Ruhina Surendran

Ruhina Surendran

San Francisco, CA, US




I'm Ruhina, a Landscape Architecture Graduate, with over 10 years of experience designing, presenting, managing and building projects. I've worked on small residential projects and large campuses; with small companies like Oikos and large companies like SWA. I have a knack for design and enjoy creating 3D Models, Photoshop renderings and colorful image boards to present ideas to the client. I have managed over 30 projects, and am confident of my ability to handle multiple projects with ease. 



DesignIntent, Houston, TX, US, Project Manager / Designer

- Manage, coordinate and design commercial and residential landscape architecture projects
- Provide environmental advise on planting, soil stabilization and LEED certification
- Draft and render drawings for presentations, submissions to local authorities and clients
- Process permit drawings, communicate requirements to sub-consultants, and work with City officials to understand code requirements

Feb 2010 - current


The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US, Masters, Landscape Architecture

Master's Degree with thesis on preference and use of spaces; and summer internship with Buro Dietrich Landschaftsarchitekt in Berlin, Germany. Graduate studios included resort planning, urban design studio on Chicago and GIS studio on Orange County, CA.

Sep 1997 - Mar 2000


Beckman Coulter Recognition Award, 1st Place


American National Scholarship Award, 1st Place

Competition for Best Designed New Development