We design and build modern & traditional landscape architecture that fits your home and your lifestyle. Landscaping since 1999, we create outdoor spaces and pools that are award-winning and beautiful.
Robert Leeper Landscapes was started in 1999, after working with some of the best Austin nurseries and landscape providers. With a degree in Landscape Architecture from LSU - which is consistently rated as one of the best in the nation - Robert set out for Austin, Texas. Through continuous education and reading, travels to various countries and cities, and a love of nature and design, Robert grows his passion for the built and natural environment. Below is his resume and a list of honors and awards.
Robert Leeper Landscapes, Austin & San Francisco: Landscape Designer/Builder
Residential and commercial landscape design, installation and maintenance.
Gardens, Austin: Plant sales, store merchandiser, container design
Merchandiser, terracotta/container garden designer and orderer.
The Great Outdoors, Austin: Landscape Designer
Landscape design, installation, billing and management.
Buzz Design, Austin: Interior Designer
Interior design, stained concrete, restaurant and store design
Barton Springs Nursery, Austin: Landscape Designer and Plant Sales
Landscape design and installation. Plant sales.
1987-1991 Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, 1991
Study abroad in Tokyo & Kyoto, Japan; Summer & Fall 1990
1984-1987 Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas
2001 Villa Gamberaia, Florence, Italy
1989 Bruce Kelly/David Varnell Landscape Architects, New York, NY
1990 PREC Institute, Urban Design, Tokyo, Japan
2011 Landscape featured on Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center's Garden Tour
2011 Landscape used as a set in The Tree of Life movie, starring Brad Pitt & Sean Penn
2010 Landscape featured on AIA-Austin Home Tour
2010 Garden featured in book Tomorrow's Garden by Stephen Orr, garden editor of Martha Stewart magazine
2009 Featured on Central Texas Gardener, KLRU-PBS
2009 Landscape featured in Austin Monthly Home magazine
2008 Landscape featured on Garden Conservancy Tour
2007 Landscape featured in Tribeza Magazine
2006 Landscape/house featured in Home Magazine
2006 Courtyard redesign on AIA-Austin Homes Tour
2005 Featured in Austin American-Statesman article for Taniguchi Garden
2005 Member, Committee for Revitalization of Taniguchi Japanese Garden
2005 Filmed for Landscapers Challenge, HGTV
2005 Garden on CCMC Garden Tour
2004 Green Garden Award, City of Austin
2004 Landscape on AIA-Austin homes tour
1995 Featured in Southern Accents magazine, stained concrete
1994 Featured in Metropolis Magazine for Buzz Design
1994 Winner, Best of Austin, Austin Chronicle, Best Stained Concrete
1993 Honorable Mention, Metropolitan Home, Met Home of the Year Contest
1991 Winner, Best Furniture Design, State of Louisiana AIA-ASID-ASLA