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

michelle de tarnowsky

Landscape Architect

CARol moyles

Landscape Architect

Sakina Dong


Weiyong zhang




Austin Architects
Beacon Architectural Associates
Bruner/Cott Architects and Planners
CBT Architects
Helene Karl Architects
Helios Design Group
HKT Architects
Michael Kim Architects
Richard Alvord Architects
Silverman, Trykowski and Associates


Harry R. Feldman
Joyce Consulting Group
LEC Consultants
Nitsch Engineering
North Shore Surveyors
Samiotes Consultants
Vanesse Hangen Brustlin


Beth Galston (artist)
Laura Baring Gould (artist)
Solutions in Metal (artist)
Suffolk Construction (contractor)
Veronica Sosa Design (graphics & website)




Ray founded RDLA in 2002 and is Principal of the firm. Ray has over 30 years of experience and has worked at such notable firms as Sasaki Associates, EDAW, Rhodeside and Harwell and Walker-Kluesing Design Group. Ray received a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute in 1985 and is a registered Landscape Architect in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Ray currently serves on the Board of the Friends of Fairsted and was the President of the Boston Society of Landscape Architects from 2009-2011.


Senior Associate

Nancy Leask has over 35 years of professional experience and has been a Senior Associate at RDLA since 2004. Previously, Nancy worked for Walker-Kluesing Design Group, Katherine Field and Associates, Sasaki Associates Inc. and Pressley Associates. Nancy received a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree from University of Minnesota and is a registered Landscape Architect in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Nancy has been a board member of Loring Greenough House since 2012, and also volunteers for Roslindale Green and Clean in maintaining the open spaces of Roslindale.



Michelle joined RDLA in 2016 as a registered Landscape Architect. Michelle has lived and worked in Boston for the past decade, primarily working on institutional and multi family residential projects at Brown Sardina Inc. and for a short time delving into the details of residential design at SiteCreative. Throughout her career as a landscape architect, she has also enjoyed teaching; as an instructor at the Rhode Island School of Design in 2015, co-teaching a Materials and Technology course, and several design studios at the Boston Architectural College. Michelle received her Bachelor of Arts from Kenyon College in Sociology in Gambier, Ohio and her MLA from the Rhode Island School of Design. Michelle loves any kind of outdoor recreation, and can often be found enjoying the abundant green space of JP with her two small children.