Suzanne Arca is principal of Suzanne Arca Design, a Bay Area Design/Build Landscape Firm. She is a horticulturalist, landscape designer and contractor with a degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of California in Berkeley. She has been in the field for 30 years and teaches planting design and plant identification classes at Merritt College and UC Berkeley. Suzanne’s gardens have been published and open to the public in local tours. She speaks regularly to private garden clubs and gives workshops and training sessions for local municipalities on various horticultural topics, including the use of recycled water in the landscape. Suzanne is a certified member of the APLD and a member of ASLA and CLCA. She is a Member-at-Large on the Board of Directors of the California East Bay Chapter of the APLD.
Suzanne believes that an exceptional landscape project starts with imagination, vision, and planning. She is committed to integrating the client’s needs and budget with her firm’s creative skills, utilizing their knowledge of horticulture, design, and construction to produce a unique personalized garden space. Caring professionalism and a commitment to integrity are the cornerstones of her mission statement. She personally oversees each project from initial contact through completion, ensuring that each design installed is faithful to the aesthetic vision intended.