Carlos Silva-Trejo, born and raised on the east side of Des Moines, graduated from Iowa State University with a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture. As a designer, he has an affinity to graphics, with his first introduction to design being street art. Carlos enjoys the multi-disciplinary aspect of landscape architecture and design, and the complexity that comes with it. He is passionate about coming together with people from different backgrounds to create inspirational environments that enhance people’s lives and their communities, using design to create spaces that are artful while also being a beautiful expression of their culture. Carlos has an impressive skill set and has worked throughout the nation on a wide variety of project types, including projects with the Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation in Boston to Houston, Texas where he worked with communities in the Texas Gulf Coast region.  Outside of work you can find Carlos spending time with friends and family, and relaxing with his Blue-Nose Pitbull, Kyra.