jr. landscape architect
Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture, Rutgers University ‘18
Mr. Gano, a Jr. Landscape Architect, immediately joined the firm in June 2018 after earning his Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture from Rutgers University’s School of Environmental and Biological Sciences.
He has been exposed to and involved in several phases of project development with MKW. His work with the team includes creating presentation graphics for communicating with both the community and other professionals, producing technical drawings for construction document sets, and other construction administration services.
His most recent graphic work includes the development of informational graphics for schematic presentations for Four Sparrows Marsh, Owl Hollow, and Fields 8 & 9. These include flood analysis maps, urban context, inventory maps, and conceptual design diagrams. He has also been working on interpretive signage design for Dundee Island Park. In terms of multimedia, Mr. Gano has been developing animations and video for the Bloomingdale Playground project which is currently in construction.
His technical experience with the firm includes aiding in the production of planting plans and site details for Harlem Lane Playground and Frederick Johnson Playground
Most recently, Mr. Gano received the NJASLA Student Honor Award for his work on living labs. Under Dr. Laura Lawson, Mr. Gano made an amendment to the Rutgers 2030 Master Plan which focused on creating a garden corridor through campus. He has also most recently been featured at the 2019 NJASLA Annual Meeting for his animation work for the Rutgers University Landscape Architecture Department.