Richard Slayton, RLA, EDAC

Practice Area: Landscape Architecture

Specific Expertise: Healthcare Site Master Planning and Site Design Focus on Healing Gardens Patient & Healthcare Professionals in the Built Environment

Registrations & Accreditations: Registered Landscape Architect New York Registered Landscape Architect Wisconsin Evidence-Based Design (EDAC)


Healthcare Design Magazine, Architectural Showcase, Ambulatory Care Center MIMA Gateway, Melbourne, Florida (September 2012, Vol. 12, No. 9)

Healthcare Building Ideas Expo Commercial Construction Show, “Healing Gardens Design” May 2007.

Chairman, Instructor and Lecturer; Landscape Architecture Uniform National Exam Review Board, New York, NY, 1985 – 1991.


Graduate Thesis: Post-Occupancy Evaluation of Healing Garden Components in a Hospital Campus and Oncology Center

Graduate Studies: Urban and Regional Planning, Regional Design Workshop, Landscape Architecture Special Topics, Urban Ecology, Urban Transportation, and Stormwater Management

Bachelor of Science: Landscape Architecture, University of Wisconsin – Madison

Professional Activities

Visiting Instructor and Critic Open Space Design, University of Wisconsin, 2013

Visiting Instructor and Critic Planting Design, University of Wisconsin, 2012

Design Professional Commissioner, City of Madison Urban Design Commission, 2007 – present

Professional Adjudicator, University of Wisconsin – Madison, 2004 – 2006

Past Treasurer, American Society of Landscape Architects – Wisconsin Chapter, 1992 – 1993

Visiting Instructor and Critic, University of Pennsylvania, 1990 – 1991

New York City Parks Council Member, 1989 – 1991

Past President, American Society of Landscape Architects – New York Chapter, 1989 – 1991 Executive Committee, ASLA – New York Chapter, 1984 – 1991