about ray dunetz landscape architecture

We strive to achieve the blending of the essential elements with the visions of our clientele to produce designs which are creative, thoughtful and timeless. We take pride in our ability to listen to our clients in order to identify their visions and ensure that our design reflects them.

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RDLA  was founded in 2002 by Ray Dunetz. Ray has over 30 years of experience in the field of landscape architecture and worked with such notable firms as Sasaki Associates, EDAW, Rhodeside and Harwell, and Walker-Kluesing Design Group. Ray has worked on award-winning designs for historic, institutional, commercial, and recreational projects including the Greenways Master Plan in Buffalo, NY, Tisch Family Library at Tufts University in Medford, MA, and the Newport Hospital Courtyard & Main Entrance in Newport, RI, while with these other firms.

about our team

Individual commitment to a group effort – that’s what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.

meet our team

Our team consists of experienced landscape architects who develop the projects starting with a sketch and following it up to complete implementation of intended ideas.


ray dunetz


nancy leask

Senior Associate

Tim Nickerson

Associate Landscape Architect

michelle de tarnowsky

Landscape Architect

Marco Sanchez

Landscape Architect

Sakina Dong


Pian ZHang


Veronica Sosa-dunetz

Senior Graphic Designer & Marketing Lead

Carissa daniels

Accounting & Billing


Training Assistant


Culture and Values

ExPerience with

You deliberately find time for reflection, because that's where your life-changing adjustments come from.

Universal accessibility

We stay abreast of the current ADA and Massachusetts Architectural Access Board regulations to ensure our designs are fully compliant.


The ability to understand program goals and the project organization to meet those goals.

our Clients

We’re fortunate to have worked with some great institutions, companies and clients.

Boston College
Boston Properties, Inc.
Boston Parks and Recreation Department
Boston Public Facilities Department
Boston Schoolyards Initiative
Boston Transportation Department
Cambridge Housing Authority
Camp Harbor View Foundation
City of Fall River, MA
City of New Bedford, MA
City of Newton, MA

Department of Conservation and Recreation
Emerald Necklace Conservancy
Fitchburg State University
Friends of Buttonwood Park
Framingham State University
Little Sprouts
Longwood Cricket Club
Mass Audubon Society
Mitchell College
Oakwood Cemetery
Play 2 Dream Foundation
Richard Alvord Architects
Roxbury Community College

Solomon Fund
St. Marks School
Thayer and Associates
Town of Brookline, MA
Town of Burlington, MA
Town of Duxbury, MA
Town of Georgetown, MA
Town of Plymouth, MA
Town of Provincetown, MA
Town of Salisbury, MA
Trustees of Reservations
Wellesley College


Boston Society of Landscape Architects (2013)
Certificate of Appreciation - 1st Prize

Boston Society of Landscape Architects (2012)
Award of Excellence - 1st Prize

Boston Society of Landscape Architects (2011)
Merit Award - South Street Mall and Courts

Builder Association of Greater Architects (2006)
Silver Award, Dover Residence


And the Les Grube Memorial Design Award Goes to... in  Landscape Architect and Specifier News, January 2012

Swirling People In , Landscape Architecture Magazine, February 2011

South Street Mall and Courts Set to Reopen this Month, Boston Globe, September 2010

Holding CourtBoston Globe, June 2008