profile SRP Design Studio is a small boutique design studio, started in 2013 by Sara R. Kirk, ASLA. As a native of Benzie County, Sara is excited to return home and practice landscape architecture and design in this amazing part of Michigan. Sara is a registered landscape architect and licensed in Michigan, Minnesota and Tennessee.
education and certifications As a graduate of Michigan State University (Go Green!), Sara holds a distinguished degree in Landscape Architecture with a specialization in Environmental Studies. Along with being a registered landscape architect, Sara is also LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) certified as a LEED AP (v2.2 without specialty). She is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects, ASLA.
biography Sara has nearly 20 years of experience in managing and designing a variety of projects. Originally from Arcadia, Michigan, she grew up with a love of nature on her family's beef and fruit farm. Then after graduation from MSU, she had a a brief (but educational) stay with the Lake County Forest Preserve District in Illinois. From there she found an incredible job opportunity in Nashville, Tennessee and worked with a great group of landscape architects for nearly 9 years.