The Cultural Landscape Foundation
Landscapes for Living: Post War Landscape Architecture in Los Angeles, SCI-Arc Campus, April 15, 2011


Patrick W. Caughey, FASLA

is a licensed landscape architect in four states. He began working for the award-winning firm that now includes his name in their Phoenix office in 1985. Mr. Caughey transferred to San Diego in 1987, became a Principal in 1990, and subsequently a Partner and Owner in 1995. Today he oversees the daily practice of Wimmer Yamada and Caughey and enjoys his involvement in its many varied design projects. Under Mr. Caughey’s management, the firm continues to design projects in all areas of development including State, Federal, Academic, Healthcare, Corporate/Retail and Recreational Venues. As a Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects, he served as the National President of the Society in 2007. Mr. Caughey’s history of involvement with the American Society of Landscape Architects began in 1984 when he co-founded the first ASLA student chapter at Arizona State University. In 1989, he served as Chair of the San Diego Chapter Professional Awareness Committee, was Chapter Vice President in 1990 and became Chapter President in 1993. From 1995-1998 he served as a member of the Board of Trustees and in 1998 was elected ASLA National Vice President for Professional Practice. The highlight of his National President’s term in 2007 was leading society to its largest attended annual meeting in San Francisco in October of 2007. As a past National Board Member with ACE (Architecture Construction and Engineering mentoring program), he remains involved in attracting young people to the profession of landscape architecture.