Makayla blends her interests in conservation, community engagement, and the arts in her work as a landscape designer. With a focus on public interest design, she is passionate about the power of public space to support the reconciliation of complex cultural and natural histories, and enhance community resilience. Drawing on her work in the nonprofit sector, Makayla brings a thoughtful and creative lens to her design process, hoping to steward beautiful, equitable, and sustainable spaces deeply rooted in their context.
Master of Landscape Architecture, North Carolina State University
Bachelor of Arts, English, Guilford College
ASLA, 2020 - present