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, from family gardens to scenic highways. A diverse portfolio has lead her to creative collaboration with noted architects, municipal authorities and historical organizations. Her deep appreciation for nature and the identity of place is evident in the lasting and evolving beauty of her work.

Experience as a team leader allows Bibi to collaborate and communicate with clients, project costs and schedules and assemble experts and crews necessary to realize designs and carry out maintenance programs.

Born in Tangier, Morocco, Bibi Gaston earned her Master of Landscape Architecture at the school of Architecture, The University of Virginia. Her undergraduate was obtained at Tulane University in New Orleans.

Awards and honors include :

  • * US Department of Transportation Honor Award (2000)
  • * Finalist, New York Times Capsule Competition, with the Cooper Union (December 1999)
  • * Design Team Honorary Member (The Oregon Garden - 1996)
  • * Landmarks Advisory Commission (City of hood River - 1993 to 1997)
  • * ASLA 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