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This year LBA turns 30 years old, Joe Hackett celebrates 25 years at LBA, and we grow our family as we welcome our newest designer, Vanessa Trovato.


By facilitating a collaborative process and weaving curriculum into the site and landscape features, Penn State’s Stuckeman School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture has elevated its profile with innovative facilities supporting the goals of evolving design pedagogy.

Penn State SALA


From our successful vision planning process, LBA was asked to continue work with The Westmoreland Museum of American Art helping facilitate the lead architect selection, define a dynamic design direction, and select artists.

The Westmoreland Museum of American Art


Beginning with a benchmark project for HOPE IV, through the recent kickoff for Phase III of Summerset at Frick Park, to Summers Corner, we continue to build a legacy of designing urban neighborhoods and towns that build community across the United States.


Places like PNC Triangle Park and Pack Square Park have become defining moments of civic pride, illustrating the power of design to shape and improve the quality of life in an urban environment.


By embracing sound ecological principles, the Environmental Center at Frick Park will repair a damaged and lost landscape while achieving both LEED Platinum and Living Building Challenge status.

Environmental Center at Frick

LaQuatra Bonci Associates is a landscape architecture, urban design, and land planning firm based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We believe in the art of the designed landscape as a powerful and transformative tool to restore and enhance ecology, promote community well-being, and add economic vitality. Drawing on the rich legacy of our profession, we are committed to understanding historic precedents, public constituents, and site intricacies to develop unique and contextual design solutions. It is our passion to create innovative, elegant, and timeless landscapes.

Nature leads. Art follows.

We learn from nature. We cherish the landscape.
We design for people.


LaQuatra Bonci Associates provides professional landscape architectural, urban design and planning services and pairs regularly with nationally known firms from the allied professions to ensure your project engages the highest level of expertise. From the broadest conceptual visions to the most intricate landscape detail, we want to help you envision and bring your project to reality.

Landscape Architecture
Landscape architectural services range from private landscape to public spaces and from small to large site specific projects. Design includes detailed site improvements, grading, stormwater management, hardscape design, lighting, furnishings, signage, and planting design. Our process encompasses concept design through construction documentation, specifications, and construction administration.
Urban Design
Urban design services range from neighborhood master plans and town planning to the programming and design of urban parks, public spaces and streetscapes. Our iterative public process, a hallmark of our work, allows us to identify stakeholder desires and develop the urban fabric where social health and economic growth will thrive.
Land Use, Neighborhood, and Town Planning
Land Use, Neighborhood, and Town Planning, if properly envisioned, can capture the highest and best use for a particular site and realize its full development potential while respecting the sites natural features and enhancing its ecology. We strive to achieve a balance between environmental preservation and enhancement, social equity, and economic return. Services include land use assessment and analysis, site development strategies, and site design guidelines. By assembling a collaborate team of experts in the fields of architecture, engineering, marketing, economics, ecological systems, zoning and form based code preparation we can provide comprehensive vision for the most complex projects.

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago.
The second best time is now.

- Chinese Proverb -


Below is a collection of projects to represent the diverse size, scale, and scope of work we do. If you would like to know more about the following projects, see additional examples, or discuss your project, please don’t hesitate to contact us.


LaQuatra Bonci Associates
95 South Tenth Street
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15203

T: 412.488.8822
F: 412.488.8825

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