About me
Bibi Gaston - landscape architect, author and speaker

Bibi Gaston is a Landscape Architect, Consultant, Lecturer, and Author.

With over 30 years of specialization in site planning, garden design, terrain analysis, plant selection, and construction, Bibi has been responsible for over 300 projects ranging from family gardens to scenic highways. A diverse portfolio has led her to creative collaboration with noted architects, municipal authorities, and historical organizations. Her deep appreciation for history, nature, and the identity of place is evident in the lasting and evolving beauty of her work.

Experience as a team leader has led Bibi to collaborate and communicate with a wide variety of clients, to develop cost estimates and project schedules, and to assemble the experts and construction crews required to implement designs and maintenance programs.

Born in Tangier, Morocco to American parents, Bibi Gaston earned her Masters of Landscape Architecture degree at the school of Architecture at The University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Her undergraduate degrees in International Relations and Italian were obtained at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. She speaks English, Italian and French.

She can be reached at bibigastonfive@gmail.com.



Awards and honors

  • US Department of Transportation Honor Award (2000)
  • Finalist, New York Times Capsule Competition with the Cooper Union (1999)
  • Design Team Honorary Member (The Oregon Garden 1996)
  • Landmarks Advisory Commission (City of Hood River – 1993 to 1997)
  • American Society of Landscape Architects Public Landscapes Award, Preservation and Restoration Category (1994)
  • President, Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society of Tulane University
  • Member, Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society of Tulane University
  • Thomas J. Watson Fellowship Finalist
  • Lecturer and Author, Chapter on Design with Nature, National Council of State Garden Clubs Landscape Design Study Program