Rick Abelson is recognized as a leader and visionary in creating culturally significant land planning developments worldwide. His peers regard him as an original thinker and an internationally respected designer of destination attractions, mixed-use town centers, urban infill and new communities. In many cases, Rick’s projects have become the catalyst for civic revitalization. His early participation and strategic forward-thinking ideas add immediate financial value to properties seeking optimum land definition. Rick is a Full Member of the Urban Land Institute, elected to Lambda Alpha International’s Economic Society, a Milken Institute.
Associate and Faculty Member of the Department of Landscape Architecture at UCLA.
Harvard Graduate School of Design; Masters of Landscape Architecture
Harvard Business School; Competitive Decisions; Entrepreneurial Studies
University of Oregon; Bachelors of Landscape Architecture / Pennell Architecture Award
University of Washington.