Gathering experience from over 10 years of professional practice in Central Texas, the east coast and the high country of Colorado, Adam brings with him a wealth of knowledge focused in sustainable site design.  Diverse in scale, his experience is well versed in both residential and commercial design – where his personal mission of environmental stewardship plays an integral role in formuating functional site design.  Adam strives to learn the lessons of regional context and culture, enabling site specific solutions for his clientele.  Approaching every project with humility, respect and the willingness to go the extra mile, Adam has realized that his work will ultimately affect the lives and well-being of others.

Adam has been an active member of the Austin community since 2011.  Before owning his own practice, coLAB workshop, Adam worked at the local firms - Ten Eyck Landscape Architects (teneyckla.com) & Daniel Woodroffe Group (studiodwg.com).  His project experience is diverse, ranging from multi-millions dollar campus transformation projects to intimate residential garden design.   

Adam also works at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center for the Department of Ecological Research and Design as a licensed landscape architect, consulting on various projects throughout Texas. 

photo of Adam Barbe