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Scott Melbourne

Scott Melbourne is a designer, teacher, and founding principal of MxM Landscape Architecture. He is dedicated to designing inspired landscapes that bring communities together while strengthening ties between individuals and their environment. During the past two decades he has contributed toward a range of park, university, urban mixed-use, and hospitality projects for public and private clients alike. His award-winning teaching has explored the potential for design to inform decision-making in developing regions of Southeast Asia, with a particular focus on Yangon, Myanmar and East Java, Indonesia. After a decade overseas Scott returned to the Pacific Northwest to co-found MxM Landscape Architecture in 2021.

Melbourne holds the degree of Master in Landscape Architecture with distinction from Harvard University and Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from the University of Washington. While at Harvard he was a Penny White recipient and awarded the Norman T. Newton Prize. He is the author of Refining Nature: The Landscape Architecture of Peter Walker, published by Birkhäuser.