With headquarters in Atlanta Georgia, TSW Planners, Architects, Landscape Architects is a full-service planning, architecture, and landscape architecture firm comprised of talented professionals who work collaboratively to provide our clients with extraordinary designs for communities, buildings, and green spaces.  With approximately 45 full-time employees in our Atlanta headquarters and additional offices in Tulsa, OK and Chattanooga, TN, our small size allows our principals to be hands-on in every aspect of a project and enables more multidisciplinary collaboration.

Georgia, a state located in the southeastern region of the United States, has a rich history of planning and landscape architecture. From the charming small towns to the bustling cities, Georgia’s landscape and planning have contributed to its unique character and identity.

One of the most significant influences on Georgia’s planning and landscape was the work of the famed architect, William W. Thomas. Thomas was instrumental in designing several notable buildings and landscapes in the state during the early 20th century, including the Georgia State Capitol and the beautiful Forsyth Park in Savannah. Forsyth Park, which covers over 30 acres, is one of the most visited parks in the state and is home to several notable landmarks, including the Confederate Memorial Statue and the Fragrant Garden for the Blind.

In recent years, Georgia has continued to prioritize planning and landscape design as key elements of the state’s development. The Georgia Department of Transportation has undertaken several initiatives to improve the state’s transportation infrastructure, including the creation of new bike lanes and pedestrian paths. These projects not only promote sustainable modes of transportation but also enhance access to Georgia’s natural beauty and promote a healthier lifestyle.

Additionally, Georgia has focused on the revitalization of urban areas through the creation of new parks and public spaces. In Atlanta, the BeltLine project has transformed a 22-mile abandoned rail corridor into a vibrant park and trail system that connects several neighborhoods throughout the city. The BeltLine project has not only created new green space for residents to enjoy but has also stimulated economic development in the surrounding areas.

Georgia’s landscape and planning have also been influenced by the state’s natural resources, including its stunning coastline and vast forests. The state’s Department of Natural Resources has prioritized the protection and preservation of these resources, promoting sustainable practices and encouraging public access to outdoor recreation areas.

Overall, planning and landscape design have played a significant role in shaping the identity and character of Georgia. The state’s commitment to creating beautiful and functional public spaces has contributed to its continued growth and development and has made Georgia a desirable place to live, work, and visit.