David Traylor’s landscape architecture practice, PlacePoetics, specializes in the planning and design of beautiful, functional and sustainable landscapes. He is dedicated to creating imaginative solutions that are sensitive to both the needs of the client and of the site itself, producing stimulating places to nurture and cherish.


The practice offers a complete service from initial consultation right through the evolution of design to the ultimate realization of a landscape project. Landscape projects may range from the design of a small garden or backyard to the planning and development of large estates. Services include:

+ Consultation
+ Site master planning
+ Conceptual design
+ Preparation of detailed planting and construction plans
+ Construction observation and assistance working with contractors


David Traylor is a registered landscape architect with over 20 years of experience in site planning and residential landscape design. He is also a practicing artist whose work is shown regionally and nationally.


Regardless of its size or scope, the design of each landscape is based on:

+ carefully listening to the needs of the client,
+ respectful attention to the unique character of a site,
+ creative problem solving to develop design alternatives for pleasant and beautiful spaces that are functional and easily maintained,
+ attention to detail in the preparation of plans and construction details