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Jesse Forrester, Professional Landscape Architect

The first step with any project is listening to your needs. By understanding your sense of beauty, and studying the land, we’ll discover the potential of your landscape. I offer you the benefit of 17 years of experience, a love for design, and a collaborative spirit.

The best landscapes are those that make us feel grounded in nature. They bring us joy through beauty, texture, and color. They are alive with birds, pollinators, and seasonal change.


Licensed Landscape Architect in Pennsylvania since 2007

Landscape Architect with Jonathan Alderson Landscape Architects: 2007 to 2021

Landscape Designer/Landscape Architect with OLIN: 2005 to 2007

Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture from Temple University: 2005

Adjunct Instructor at Temple University/Tyler School of Art: 2019 to Present

Instructor at the Barnes Arboretum: 2015 to 2018

Past Projects

Below is a selection of projects completed as a Landscape Architect for Jonathan Alderson Landscape Architects, with involvement from early concepts through construction administration:

Lancaster General Hospital Proton Healing Garden with Tsoi Kobus Design and Driscoll Construction

Chester County Hospital Expansion Project with Ballinger, Driscoll Construction and Intech Construction

Pivot Park with SOFTlab and Intech Construction

Ambler Yards with Interface Studio Architects

Aerzen Headquarters Expansion with Re:Vision Architects and Warfel Construction

Private Residence in Willistown with Ferguson & Shamamian Architects and Griffiths Construction

The Longwood Gardens Meadow Expansion with John Milner Architects and Bancroft Construction

Private Residence in Wayne with Peter Zimmerman Architects and Griffiths Construction

The Anne B. Barshinger Cancer Institute with Ballinger and Benchmark Construction