Ford Joins Stanley Consultants as Senior Landscape Architect

Ford-Steve.jpgOctober 10, 2014 

Steve Ford has joined Stanley Consultants as a Senior Landscape Architect.  Based in the company’s Iowa City Office, Ford serves as the local design professional for Stanley Consultants’ Denver-based Urban Design team.

 Ford has worked in the Iowa City Corridor and Eastern Iowa area for over 30 years, creating memorable places where people gather, pass through, visit, and play.   His award-winning projects can be seen throughout the region at local municipalities, school districts, major universities, and private clients.

“Steve is very well established in the area and has the experience and contacts to enable Stanley Consultants to become a leader in Iowa in the landscape architecture and urban design fields,” said Mark Kopatz,  Landscape Architecture Department Manager.

Ford’s design and planning expertise includes park/site master planning, trail design, campus master plan design, streetscape design, landscape planting plans and sports fields.  In this new position, he will continue to provide a high level of engagement to existing clients while reaching out to new clients throughout Cedar Rapids, the Corridor and Eastern Iowa.  

Ford’s skills complement the company’s urban design and landscape architecture team, which specializes in streetscapes, urban parks and plazas, parks and recreation, land use planning, signage and wayfinding, 3D project modeling and animation, and multi-modal transportation solutions that include “complete streets.”


 About Stanley Consultants: Founded in 1913, Stanley Consultants is a global consulting engineering firm that provides program management, planning, engineering, environmental, and construction services worldwide. Recognized for its commitment to client service and a passion to make a difference, Stanley Consultants brings global knowledge, experience and capabilities to serve clients in the energy, water, transportation, and Federal markets. Since 1913, Stanley Consultants has successfully completed more than 25,000 engagements in all 50 states, U.S. territories, and in 103 countries. For more information on Stanley Consultants, please visit