Nick Patera, PLA – Senior Vice President
Mr. Patera’s professional career as a landscape architect covers projects across the country and overseas. His specialties include land and site planning, urban design, streetscape plaza design, park and recreation planning, and residential and commercial development. His projects have received many awards, which include the Pacific Coast Builders Association “Gold Nugget Award,” distinctions in Builder Magazine, and recognition by the Urban Land Institute.
As Senior Vice President in charge of landscape architecture for Teska Associates, Inc. Mr. Patera is responsible for a wide range of diverse site planning and design projects. His scope of experience ranges from land planning for a new planned community of 35,000 residents to downtown and streetscape design, site planning and testimony for traditional neighborhood developments and a wide range of residential, commercial, regional shopping centers, resort and industrial land planning and landscape architectural designs.
Mr. Patera holds a B.L.A., Bachelor of Fine and Applied Arts from the School of Landscape Architecture, University of Illinois (Urbana). He is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects and is a registered Landscape Architect in both Illinois and California.