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Zuzana Ponca


Prior to joining NBW in 2007, Zuzana worked for the Office of Cheryl Barton in San Francisco and Hannetel Yver Laforge (HYL) Landscape Architects in Paris, France. She received her Master of Landscape Architecture degree from University of California, Berkeley in 2002. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Architectural History and German in 1996 from Tufts University after which she spent a year in the Slovak Republic on a Fulbright Fellowship researching developments in contemporary architecture in Bratislava. Projects at NBW include the master planning and implementation for the revitalization of Downtown Lynchburg VA; the Engineered Biosystems Building (EBB) landscape and the South Central Sector Plans at Georgia Tech - a follow up master planning study catalyzed by two key proposed buildings. Current work includes a two-acre urban plaza at the Powell Avenue Steam Plant in central Birmingham; an eight-acre park and landscape for the mixed use development at the Mcmillan Slow Sand Filtration Site in Washington DC (repurposing of an historic Olmsted Infrastructural Landscape), and master planning for a 100-acre retreat and resort in Nelson County VA.