The Cultural Landscape Foundation
Conference: Second Wave of Modernism in Landscape Architecture in America (November 13-15, 2008 in Chicago)


Tito Patri

Mr. Patri is a registered landscape architect having graduated with a B.S. degree from the College of Agriculture (U.C.  Berkeley) in 1955 with a Certificate of Merit from the ASLA.  He worked for Eckbo, Royston and Williams from 1954 to 1957, first in the San Francisco office with Robert Royston and then in Los Angeles with Garret Eckbo. He later contributed illustrations to Eckbo’s 1964 book Urban Landscape Design. He taught in the graduate program in the College of environmental design at U.C. Berkeley (1961 -1970), has lectured at over a dozen universities in the U.S. and Europe, and at the Technical University of Munich where he was a guest lecturer (1974-75). Mr. Patri chaired the State Mining and Geology Board from (1979 -1982) and was made a Fellow of the ASLA in 1987.  He has received grants or awards from the Ford Foundation,  The Conservation Foundation, the Natural Resource Council of America, the AIA and the ASLA.   He currently serves on design review committees for the University of California and The Sea Ranch and is working with the National Park Service helping to prepare design guidelines for Yosemite National Park.


Aerial View over Santa Clara Central Park, ca. 1960s.

Royston Landscape