Chris Barnes
Chris Barnes

Chris has extensive experience managing large-scale projects and overseeing diverse subconsultant teams.

Chris Barnes

Studio Director / New Orleans

Chris Barnes, RLA, is Studio Director of SCAPE’s New Orleans office. He brings a strong interest in the social dynamics of landscapes and believes in their power to bring people of all backgrounds together while simultaneously providing ecological benefits. With a wide range of experience, Chris brings to each project an ability to integrate regional ecologies, local community interests and resilient design strategies to develop concise solutions for complex sites.

Chris holds a Bachelor’s in Landscape Architecture from Louisiana State University (LSU), where he received the LSU Director’s Award, the LSU Design Excellence Award and an ASLA Student Honor Award.


Registered Landscape Architect (RLA): New York, Louisiana, Arkansas