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Jon Altschuld

Landscape Architect 


2012 - Masters of Landscape Architecture, Colorado State University

2008 - Bachelor of Science in Landscape Design and Contracting, Colorado State University



RLA - Colorado

RLA - California

FAA - Remote Pilot

Pix4D Photogrammetry Software Certification


Jon Altschuld is a registered Landscape Architect with over 10 years of experience. As the founder and principal of Chinook Landscape Architecture, he is experienced in the design of natural areas, trails and open spaces, nature play, ecological restoration, parks, streetscapes, and transportation planning, and has an expertise in presentation graphics, 3D visualizations, master planning, and GIS mapping applications. His visualization work has been featured in the ASLA’s sustainable design practices video series and in various news pieces on new construction projects. Jon has taught numerous software workshops and given professional training on SketchUp, Vue, CAD, Lumion, and Adobe Graphics programs within the Planning, Architecture, & Landscape Architecture fields. Jon is currently co-authoring 'Drones in Professional Practice,' an educational and professional book set to be nationally published in early 2019.

Since starting Chinook Landscape Architecture at the end of 2017, Jon has worked on the North Fruita Desert Trails Master Plan, the Austin Bluffs Open Space Master Plan, I-70 Westbound Peak Period Shoulder Lane, I-70 Floyd Hill, several stream restoration projects for private and public landowners, and the Three Mile Creek Confluence Park and Trails project in Glenwood Springs. Jon's experience also includes extensive public outreach and facilitation while being the project manager for the John Meade Park Master Plan, the Cherry Hills Village Trails Master Plan, the City of Evans Riverside Park Master Plan, the Trinidad Trails and Greenways Master Plan, and the $113 million I-25/Cimarron Interchange. 

Jon holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in Landscape Horticulture, as well as a Master's of Landscape Architecture with a focus in landscape restoration and reclamation. In addition to being a registered Landscape Architect in the states of Colorado and California, he also holds an FAA Remote Pilot Certification. 

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